He has been sidelined since September 2 because of a groin injury.
Mainz were unable to put up resistance but were lucky enough that Forsberg rattled only the woodwork in the 31st minute and Angelino hit the side netting from tight angle before the half time.
"We are now more than halfway through our journey but face an uphill battle ahead," the vice president and secretary-general of the Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee told Xinhua in an exclusive interview.
In the 81st minute, Shijiazhuang wasted their best scoring opportunity to tie the match as Piao Shihao's close range open shot missed the target.
In what was the first marathon that features most of the country's elite runners after the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the 28-year-old Su from Yunnan paced a leading group of five runners, that included sub-2:10 runners Dong Guojian and Peng Jianhua as well as national champion Duo Bujie, to pass the 15-kilometer mark in 47:23.
Other matches on Wednesday saw Shandong smashed Sichuan 3-0 (25-13, 25-17, 25-17), Fujian beat Beijing 3-1 (28-26, 28-26, 19-25, 25-10), Zhejiang edged Guangdong 3-2 (25-20, 25-13, 22-25, 22-25, 18-16), and Liaoning overcame Henan 3-2 (20-25, 24-26, 25-10, 25-11, 15-6). Enditem
Bakambu (C) of Beijing Sinobo Guoan vies for the ball during the 13th round match between Shanghai SIPG and Beijing Sinobo Guoan at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 25, 2020. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)
Kalitvintsev remained in the thick of things after unleashing a free kick from 20 meters which forced Wolfsburg custodian Koen Casteels into action in the 51st minute.
"You deserved a farewell befitting who you are: one of the most important players in the history of the club, achieving great things for the team and on an individual level," commented Messi on social media.
The Spanish side, which has Chinese owners, now travel to Sweden to play Malmo for a place in the group stage of the tournament. Enditem
The tournament, which was originally scheduled for June, was pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic and served as the second major played this year. Enditem