The news came three days after the reigning champions suffered a 5-0 loss to Independiente del Valle in Ecuadorian capital Quito - the Rio de Janeiro side's worst ever defeat in the prestigious club competition.
Peng Xinli broke the deadlock in the 37th minute as the midfielder burst into the box and prodded into the net from close range.
With the win, Guangzhou climbed to sixth in the league, only one point behind the fourth Shanghai Shenhua, while Dalian dropped to seventh. Enditem
Jiangsu sealed the win just three minutes later as Xie Pengfei converted a free kick and into the box and the ball hit at his teammate Li Ang, which created a rebound for Martins to score a volley.
Without Kun Aguero, Aymeric Laporte and Ilkay Gundogan, who has been diagnosed with the coronavirus, Pep Guardiola handed a debut to recent arrival Nathan Ake, and young phenom Phil Foden was also in the starting 11.
Only four minutes into the second half, Sharjah displayed their counter attacking skills as Welliton beat the last defender and found the net with his left.
According to the calendar, the first Hub in the Middle East will be staged between March 17 and April 3, 2021, followed by those in China from April 13 to May 16, and in Europe from May 27 to June 20.
The formal consultation for the stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock is part of the legal process ahead of Liverpool City Council's planning authority making a decision before the end of this year.
Andreescu beat American player Serena Williams at Flushing Meadows 12 months ago to become Canada's first Grand Slam singles champion. She had earlier been forced to skip the defence of her US Open crown due to her injury. Enditem
The weekend now kicks off on Saturday lunchtime with Alaves looking for their first point of the season when they entertain an always complicated Getafe, who are coached by former Alaves boss Jose Bordalas.
The 16-team CSL was split into two groups, each group of eight teams based respectively in Dalian and Suzhou. Both groups will play 14 rounds in the first phase, which is to end next Monday.