The two sides meet again on the same ground on Thursday.
Xinjiang's chances to equalized were seriously diminished in the 38th minute when their goalkeeper Gu Junjie was sent off for picking up his second yellow card of the game.
To secure his club's place in the Bundesliga and to make the Belgian Euro 2021 squad are his main goals for the upcoming season.
"To have kept the team together might turn into our big advantage," Borussia's managing director Max Eberl said.
"I think it's an amazing feeling. I was waiting for this moment for a long time and I am very, very happy to be here," Thiago told the Liverpool club's website.
XI'AN, China, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese powerhouses Beijing Guoan and Shanghai SIPG are through to the Chinese Football Association(CFA) Cup last 16 round on Saturday.
But with four minutes to go into stoppage time in the second half, Shenhua equalized when centre-back Bi Jinhao took scoring chance from very close range. Enditem
"This year is a special year. Playing with the Beijing Ducks for one year, I will never forget that I see these supporters every day, which makes me so touched. Thank you all. I love you," Lin noted.
In the 70th minute, Al Duhail restored parity again as Al Duhail captain Ali launched a half-volleyed effort that hit the upright on its way in to tie 2-2. Five minutes later, Sharjah were awarded a penalty and Coronado stepped up and converted from the spot.
"These two tournaments came too close to each other for me this time," she added.
Many fans meanwhile hope Matthaeus is wrong and the new season is going to end after a fierce battle. Looking at the Blacks and Yellows unlimited pool of exceptional talents, coach Lucien Favre seems to be able to play a fluid and attacking football.