Maccabi now face Austrian champions Red Bull Salzburg over two legs, to be played on September 22 in Israel, and on September 30 in Austria.
According to media reports, the players' management has called for a five-year contract with 25 million euros per year.
The region's qualifiers are scheduled to begin in October, more than six months later than originally planned because of the global health crisis.
Both SIPG and Zall started the game aggressively, but neither side managed a goal in the first half. SIPG broke the deadlock in the 59th minute when Australian striker Marko Arnautovic jumped to find the net with a power header. 11 minutes later, Australian midfielder Aaron Mooy scored his first goal in the CSL for SIPG and extended the lead to 2-0.
Serginho then turned from hero to villain when he received a second yellow card for scything down Carlos Eduardo two minutes from time.
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"Our players are highly motivated to beat their opponents on Sunday. We are Esteghlal and can benefit from our previous experience in the competition," he added.
15th seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria eased past Italian wildcard Gianluca Mager 7-5, 6-1, while Marin Cilic rallied to beat Kazakhstan's Alexander Bublik 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-4 to set up a second round meeting with sixth seed David Goffin.
Bayern might face 55 games in 254 days if the Bavarians reach the finals in all competitions.
Dalian ended the impasse in the 33rd minute when Swedish winger Sam Larsson assisted Salomon Rondon to net a stunning long-range strike.