"Schalke never will be a boring club as emotions have always played a vital role. It makes Schalke unique in football."
Xiao, world number 31, turned pro in 2007 after winning the Asian U21 Championship. His best ranking performances were runner-up finishes at the 2013 Shanghai Masters and the 2017 Shoot Out.
From then on, Arsenal were firmly in control, and took the lead in the 8th minute when Alex Lacazette bundled home from close range.
"We face the world's best team, and you can say it is one of the hardest games you can start with. But still, it's a game, and this gives you the chance to achieve some points," the striker told Xinhua in an interview.
Willian opened the scoring from the penalty spot for the visitors and Gabriel Menino also found the target on the hour mark. Marcos Riquelme pulled a goal back for the hosts, who failed to capitalize on having three more shots on goal and over 200 more completed passes than their rivals.
In addition, the Shanghai Pudong Football Stadium has been put into service on Tuesday. The stadium, with 33,765 seats, will make its debut at the final of the 10th season of League of Legends (LPL) World Championship, known as S10, on October 31.
"I even couldn't believe that a defender has terrific skills like Li. It's important to have such an advantage in the game," Suning coach Cosmin Olaroiu praised.
There is a duel between newly promoted sides as Huesca take on Cadiz, who need to recover from their opening day defeat, before Betis' rescheduled game at home against Valladolid.
During Iran's Hazfi Cup final match between Tractor and Esteghlal earlier this month, Elhami got involved in a controversial moment by protesting the referee's performance.
Luo Guofu (C) of Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao celebrates his goal during the first round match between Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao and Henan Jianye at the CFA (The Chinese Football Association) Cup Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)
In Group B, a late Hattan Bahebri strike helped Saudi Arabia's Al-Hilal defeat the ten men of Uzbekistan side Pakhtakor 2-1.