Chengdu Xingcheng Habitat is the other team which notched up two wins from the first two rounds of the second-tier league. They beat Beijing BSU 2-0 in a second-round fixture on Wednesday.
Along with fellow new boy Allan, the Colombian was lively throughout and the Toffees fully deserved their win, with Dominic Calvert-Lewin's thumping header proving decisive.
Xiao, world number 31, turned pro in 2007 after winning the Asian U21 Championship. His best ranking performances were runner-up finishes at the 2013 Shanghai Masters and the 2017 Shoot Out.
At approximately the same time, Thiago arrived in Liverpool to complete his move to the club after the Premier League champions agreed a 30 million euro fee with Bayern Munich earlier in the week.
Former world number one Victoria Azarenka of Belarus advanced to the quarterfinals as her opponent Darya Kasatkina of Russia retired during the first set with the scores at 6-6.
BERLIN, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Hertha Berlin recovered from their first round German Cup exit to crush Werder Bremen 4-1, while Hoffenheim overpowered a resilient Cologne side 3-2 thanks to Andrej Kramaric's last-gasp goal in the opening round of the 2020/21 Bundesliga on Saturday.
"This is our last friendly and it is a good test because we are playing a La Liga side and it will allow us to see how we are physically and also in terms of our football and quality," he said in a press conference.
XI'AN, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Northwest China's Shaanxi province marked the one year countdown to the 14th National Games with a ceremony gala on Tuesday.
According to the organizing committee, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) confirmed the design schemes from all the host cities except Beijing on Tuesday.
Osaka's announcement came just hours after the French Open organizers were forced to reduce the maximum of spectators per day from 11,500 to 5,000, with the coronavirus situation deteriorating in France recently. Enditem
Also absent were midfielder Arthur Melo, who joined Juventus from Barcelona in July, Flamengo striker Gabriel Barbosa and Real Madrid left-back Marcelo. Sao Paulo's defender-turned-midfielder Dani Alves is unavailable because of a fractured forearm.