Olympic medalist Fu Yuanhui touched the finishing line first in the preliminary of the women's 100m backstroke, but was another to miss out on the final, ranking only 11th in the physical tests. Guangdong's Wang Xue'er took the crown in 59.55 seconds.
The single-leg match was played behind closed doors in the central city of Petah Tikva, after Beer Sheva's Turner stadium in southern Israel was closed in June due to structural concerns.
With Ji Xiang's smart side volley and Zhang Boyu's header successively missed target in Shenzhen's offense, Suning led off a more fierce attack. In the 28th minute, Teixeira made full use of Li Ang's penalty and helped Suning take a 1-0 lead.
Fujian's form faded suddenly in the middle of the third set as Shanghai staged a 9-0 scoring run, including three points from serving. Shanghai then kept the huge lead until the set ended.
It didn't take too long for the former Inter Milan forward to add another as he slotted home in the 62nd minute after receiving Mbappe's fine cross.
Eleven Shandong players scored. Cao Junwei nailed three 3-pointers to post a game-high 18 points. Yang Hengyu and Wang Yingzhu each collected 16 points.
But it seems apparent that it will not be easy to find a new coach.
All eyes were on Messi after a summer in which he had asked to leave the club and only two days after he had criticized the departure of Luis Suarez, but Fati was the star of the show.
The swimmers' performances at the championships will act as an important reference for their qualification for next year's Tokyo Olympic Games. Enditem
Tianjin rode an early 8-0 spurt to race ahead, and compiled a 25-19 advantage as the first quarter ran out.
"To make things easier I told the players yesterday [Wednesday] that this was the right way to go," he added, suggesting the decision was of his own volition.