PARIS, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Dimitri Payet scored but was shown a straight red card just two minutes later as Marseille managed to defend a 1-1 draw despite playing with 10 men for more than one hour in Sunday's Ligue 1 action.
Elsewhere, Sassuolo registered another comprehensive victory as it beat Crotone 4-1 with Francesco Caputo's brace.
Mikel Oyarzabal's penalty after a slightly harsh handball decision opened the scoring in the 29th minute and Real Sociedad had the game completely under control before goals from Mikel Merino and Portu in the 78th and 81st minutes assured the three points.
A few months ago, Bayern had signed Citizen star Leroy Sane for 50 million.
"They're the best team in the league, and proved it today," said Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca.
FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was left frustrated as the club failed to complete deals to bring central defender Alex Garcia and forward Memphis Depay to the club from Manchester City and Olympique Lyon respectively.
BERLIN, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Borussia Dortmund returned to winning ways and secured its second win of the season after Erling Haaland provided a brace to see off Freiburg 4-0 in the third round of the Bundesliga on Saturday.
As expected, head coach Gustavo Alfaro included Fenerbahce forward Enner Valencia and teenage Sporting Lisbon winger Gonzalo Plata in his 30-man squad.
Falcao, 34, has found his scoring touch for Galatasaray with three goals from the opening three rounds of the Turkish Super Lig.
With Sichuan's offense bogged down, Dongguan retook the lead and delivered the final blow with efficient offensive late in the fourth to make it 78-71.
"We played a bit tight at the start as it was our first game, but we never gave up, and finally won the game," Li said.