Roger Guedes and Graziano Pelle scored in the first half to seal the win which helps Shandong build an unassailable lead with 23 points in the Dalian group.
Several media say Szalai unsuccessfully tried to convince the club to stick to its promise to pay back the wage cut implemented due to financial losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Lyu had a couple of chances to beat me 3-0 and again to beat me 3-1, so he'll be disappointed there because he'll feel he lost it rather than I won it, but he gave me chances and all I can do is to pick up the pieces, which I did," Selby told the tournament's website.
Chongqing posed more of a threat than Shijiazhuang after the game started. After the goalie saved brilliantly from midfielder Chen Jie's long-range shot in the fifth minute, Chongqing got another corner kick and an accurate cross from right-back Jiang Zhe, helping Adrian to score at close range to make it 1-0.
"2021 is a landmark year for the sport and we remain committed to offering our fans, both old and new, the opportunity to watch world-class table tennis that is refreshed, re-energized and redefined," said Stephen Duckitt, WTT Event Strategy Director.
MADRID, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Spanish La Liga club Real Sociedad on Tuesday confirmed the transfer of defender Diego Llorente to recently promoted Premier League club Leeds United.
BERLIN, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- One could say that it requires the qualities of an invincible action movie hero to survive the job as head coach at the Bundesliga club, Schalke 04.
LONDON, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Mark Selby reached the final at the Snooker European Masters after defeating China's top player Ding Junhui and compatriot Shaun Murphy in Milton Keynes, England on Friday.
Wagner is putting a brave face on everything and is optimistic about sparking a successful turnaround despite reports he has already lost his players' trust.
Yunnan seemed defenseless toward Jiangsu's four national members lined-up in the first set, but Jiangsu suddenly lost steam in the second, gifting Yunnan a 5-3 lead from two severing faults.
The final chance of the match fell to Madrid's Tony Kroos but the German's effort went wide.