Olympic medalist Wang Shun reached the finishing line first in the men's 400m individual medley in 4:11.89.
Shenhua will play the next stage against city rivals SIPG, who have already qualified in the top spot of Suzhou Division.
The club is said to be in debt to the tune of nearly 200 million euros.
Arsenal had beaten Liverpool in the Community Shield a month ago and took the lead on Monday night thanks to Alexandre Lacazette in the 25th minute after a rare error from Liverpool defender Andrew Robertson, who sliced a routine clearance into his path in the 24th minute.
Inter were three goals up in the 28th minute as Lukaku bagged his second after Roberto Gagliardini had smashed in a volley.
Last season's WCBA league saw an earlier conclusion than originally scheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Thursday's first round matches ended a nine-month WCBA drought.
Attracting around 300 of China's top swimmers, the 2020 Championships are being held from September 26 to October 2 in Qingdao.
JIANGMEN, China, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai defeated Fujian with a surprisingly easy 3-0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-12) victory in the Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship here on Sunday.
Messi was in the headlines on Wednesday after an interview in which he apologized to Barca fans for requesting to leave the club over the summer saying he "accepted" his "error" in an attempt to bring some further calm after a difficult few months at the club.
The players, all aged between 12 and 15, were returning to the town of Offinso having undergone a local district football registration exercise when their driver lost control of the minibus and crashed into a river.
Others called up by head coach Gerardo Martino included Ajax defender Edson Alvarez, Napoli forward Hirving Lozano and Real Betis midfielders Diego Lainez and Andres Guardado.