Francisco Trincao, Miralem Pjanic and Pedri will all have to wait their turn on the bench, while whether or not Dembele is included will give an indication over the French international's future.
Stage One involves 32 groups of four players, with the player who tops each group progressing to Stage Two.
The second set became a lop-sided show for Shanghai, which built an 11-4 lead at the start before Liaoning fought back to cut the score 12-8. However, Shanghai gradually controlled the pace of the match and denied Liaoning a chance to rally back.
MADRID, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- A 65th minute goal from Vinicius Jr gave Real Madrid a 1-0 win at home to Real Valladolid in the fourth round of matches in La Liga on Wednesday night.
"It's gutting to have come up short but it was a great final. Both of us scored heavily and both of us made mistakes," Gould told the World Snooker Tour website.
You Hao of Jiangsu competes during the men's rings final at the 2020 Chinese National Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Zhaoqing, south China's Guangdong Province, Sept. 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Cheng Min)
Yan Yuxiang from Shandong took first place in the men's 200m butterfly in 2:00.18, with Tianjin's Wu Guangshuai and Hunan's Wang Kecheng rounding out the top three.
QINGDAO, China, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Zhang Yufei, the national record holder of the women's 100m freestyle, only managed a silver medal in the event at the Chinese national swimming championships here on Monday, as rookie Yang Junxuan, 18, was 0.02 seconds faster.
Elsewhere on Sunday, Goias drew 2-2 at Ceara and Atletico Goianiense were held to a 1-1 home draw by Botafogo. Enditem
With the result, Hoffenheim capture the top spot with two wins from two games whereas Bayern Munich slip to the 7th position after suffering their first loss in 2020.
BERLIN, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Ahead of the German Supercup this Wednesday, the country' football giants appear at first glance to be stuck in a tricky situation.