QUITO, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Reigning champions Flamengo suffered their worst ever Copa Libertadores result on Thursday, crashing to a 5-0 defeat to Independiente del Valle in Ecuador.
Gustavo Ferrareis restored the hosts' lead after Janderson's through ball but Souza put his team on level terms again by bundling home from close range.
Despite Thursday's result, Flamengo are second in their Libertadores group with six points from three matches but with a negative goal difference. The Rubronegro remained in Ecuador after the clash in Quito to prepare for Tuesday's fixture against Barcelona SC in the Pacific port city of Guayaquil.
KPMG recently rated Schalke among the 15 most valuable clubs (814 million euros) worldwide.
Clubs from 13 (of 16) federal German states will play home games under the new conditions this weekend as the top three football tiers start their new season.
As expected, Barcelona star Lionel Messi heads the list, with Juventus forward Paulo Dybala and Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez also included.
Shenhua could have taken the lead in the 28th minute through Yang Xu's header, but his glancing effort drifted just wide.
Teuta beat Israeli side Beitar Jerusalem 2-0 in the previous round and may have the advantage of greater match fitness, although Granada have greater quality, which they will need to show if they want to advance to the penultimate qualifying round on September 24. Enditem
The 46-year-old talked about the efforts to, in the future, find talented young Chinese players to join the club in the Rhine-Ruhr-region.
The Pole spoke about his side's determination to repeat last season's success. "We did something big, but to go on successfully means forgetting about the past," said Poland's captain.
He said Schalke's squad needs to forget about last season's disappointments and try to start afresh. "There is no specific goal for the new season besides doing better," the attacker said.