But it's not only Thiago's poker game that is causing unrest.
The 30-year-old came off the bench in the 67th minute and rifled home a low 35-yard free-kick in stoppage time as the hosts secured a barely-deserved point at their Vila Belmiro stadium.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Tianjin Teda fell into the relegation playoffs in the Chinese Super League (CSL) after a 2-0 defeat to Beijing Guoan here on Thursday, while Shanghai SIPG beat Qingdao Huanghai 2-1 after a rain-delayed start.
QINGDAO, China, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Super League (CSL) side Qingdao Huanghai FC has signed European forward Dejan Radonjic, the club announced on Friday.
ACCRA, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Deputy general secretary for the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Emmanuel Dasoberi announced on Monday he would resign from the position after ten years' service.
"I felt very nervous when I played because we were behind at that time. Also, I like the atmosphere of the knockout round, it was intense, like in international events," said He Bingjiao after taking a straight win in the women's singles against Zhou Meng.
CHENGDU, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- After over 300 days of waiting, China's second-tier league, the Chinese Football League A kicked off here on Saturday.
On September 13, the team from Shaanxi will start its season campaign, facing Jiangxi. Enditem
"The AFC Executive Committee recognized that the pandemic has affected the ability of the AFC to deliver its competitions," the Asian football governing body said in a statement.
In the 28th minute, Harold Preciado's header was saved by Jianye's goalkeeper Wang Guoming, but Gao Lin knocked on the rebound to extend the lead to 3-0.
"Our players are not in good forms. We need to make adjustment before our next matchday," Xie added.