Paulinho put Yang Liyu's cross home in the 27th minute to break the deadlock.
The reigning champions had 25 points after 10 matches and sealed a spot in the second stage.
For the Tokyo Olympic Games, Bach repeated that the local organizers and the IOC are preparing for multiple scenarios for the Games next year, but it was not time to specify the plan.
"We have extraordinary challenges ahead of us this season, and it will be a pleasure and an honour to face them alongside my new teammates, who are among the best players in the world," he added.
The final clash between Qingdao and Ruichang will be held on Monday, each of which won once in their previous two meetings in the regular season. Enditem
BRATISLAVA, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Four-time world triple jump champion Christian Taylor of the United States failed to live up to expectations as he was beaten by local hero Tomas Veszelka at the P-T-S Meeting in Samorin, Slovakia, on Friday.
Real Madrid, Manchester City and Real Betis have also reportedly shown interest in the defender, whose contract with River expires next June.
"I was super close to being a grand slam champion. I was a few games away, maybe a few points away. For me what upset me the most is not the third set or something like that, it's the fifth set. I had a lot of chances in the fifth set and didn't use them," said a disappointed Zverev, who was contesting his first career major final.
A brand new format will be taken over five days of competition action, and innovative scoring methods will be implemented.
PARIS, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Paris Saint-Germain on Friday announced the signing of right back Alessandro Florenzi on a one-year loan deal from Italian Serie A club Roma.
The lower league side had their goalkeeper Jakub Jakubov to thank as he defused the promising efforts on target from Andrej Kramaric and Christoph Baumgartner before the break.