The diminutive Coutinho then fired in a rare headed finish when he leaped higher than two Bolivia defenders after another Neymar cross from the left side of the penalty area.
Playing with bench players on the court, Sichuan didn't surrender its advantage, extending it to 25 points at the break.
"It is crazy. Two years ago I won a junior Grand Slam and now I'm here. It feels like such a short time. I'm so overwhelmed," added the 2018 Wimbledon junior champion.
The 31-year-old Liu shot 13 of 20 from the floor and pocketed 29 points. Xing Jinbo led the Shanxi bench with 16 points. Wu Tongtong and Yu Dong nailed 17 and 13 respectively.
Fans are discussing possible successors for Loew, whose contract expires in 2022. The former Schalke and Leipzig coach Ralf Rangnick and German under-21 coach Stefan Kuntz have been mentioned.
The talk is about 21-year-old Mick who have felt the burden of being compared to his father, the seven times world champion and Formula 1 record holder Michael Schumacher (51).
Wan Jiyuan led Zhejiang with 25 points. Huang Jiali bagged 22 before fouling out with 3:39 remaining. Wang Jiaqi had 15 points and 11 assists.
"We showed our advantage in players rotation since the third quarter, so that players were in a favorable physical condition to compete in such an intense game," said Beijing coach Zhang Yunsong.
The first half began with both sides looking to pressure the other high up the field and fruit of that pressure the Swiss forced the first chance of the game when De Gea was forced into a flying save to deny Loris Benito's powerful left foot shot from inside the area.
Also on Sunday, defending champions Kristina Mladenovic of France and her Hungarian partner Timea Babos claimed the women's doubles title with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Chile's Alexa Guarachi and American Desirae Krawczyk. Enditem
The GFA said the new season will run until July next year.