Despite being contained in the first quarter, Shanghai guard Peng Szu-Chin gradually paced the game by finishing baskets in consecutive fast breaks in a later period. Peng posted a game-high 22 points.
However, it added that Gremio are loath lose another regular goalscorer after the departure of Everton Soares to Benfica in August.
The club is said to be in debt to the tune of nearly 200 million euros.
The 2016 French Open winner said at a press conference on his arrival in Paris that he would "make sure not to make the mistake twice."
Beer Sheva scored the only goal after just four minutes of play with a penalty from Portuguese midfielder Josue, after Plzen's goalkeeper Ales Hruska fouled Colombian striker Jhonatan Agudelo.
PARIS, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Czech Karolina Pliskova survived a first-round scare at the French Open on Tuesday as the second seed rallied to beat Egypt's qualifier Mayar Sherif 6-7 (9), 6-2, 6-4 to advance to second round.
Pironkova, 33, who returned to the Tour at the US Open after three years' absense and made an impressive run to the quarterfinals, received a walkover to the third round in Paris.
Valladolid and Celta drew 1-1 with Sergi Guardiola's 66th minute penalty cancelling out Iago Aspas' 44th minute strike for Celta.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Substitute Bruno Henrique scored twice as Brazil's Flamengo beat Ecuadorian side Independiente del Valle 4-0 in their Copa Libertadores Group A match on Wednesday.
The first game of the day saw Alaves draw 0-0 at home to Getafe in a game where the first half was more open than the second. Enditem
Celta meanwhile will put their faith in Aspas, who has already scored three goals this season and will be a handful for the Barca back line.