In Sunday's other fixtures, Sassuolo enjoyed a 4-1 victory over newly-promoted Spezia, while Hellas Verona edged past Udinese 1-0. Enditem
But overheated discussions about the future of the 55-year-old and the club's risky cost-saving policy might deliver some glimpses into the Bavarians agitated mood ahead of the German Supercup against Borussia Dortmund this Wednesday evening.
In the Meizhou division, Meizhou Hakka continued to lead the rankings by beating Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic 2-0, while Guizhou Hengfeng edged Jiangxi Liansheng 3-1, and Zhejiang Energy Greentown down Liaoning Shenyang Urban 1-0.
Miguel Angel Russo's men are now four points clear at the top of the Group H standings, with one match remaining before the knockout rounds.
The 16-team CSL was split into two groups respectively in Dalian and Suzhou. Both groups will play 14 rounds in the first phase, which is to end next Monday.
Although Jurgen Klopp's men were relentless, Arsenal had their chances and Alisson had to be at his best to twice deny Lacazette who had been put through on goal.
DALIAN, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou Evergrande finished its first stage of Chinese Super League with a victory on Sunday as it beat Dalian Pro 1-0 with a stroke of luck.
Earlier in the day, Czech Karolina Pliskova survived a scare from Egyptian qualifier Mayar Sherif after she came back from one set down to beat her opponent 6-7(9), 6-2, 6-4 to reach the second round.
NAIROBI, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Boston and Chicago marathon champion Lawrence Cherono will lead the 2020 Valencia Marathon assault, organizers confirmed on Wednesday.
Brazil's Gremio also secured their place in the tournament's next phase on Tuesday, with a 2-0 home win over Chilean side Universidad Catolica. Pepe and Antonio Rodrigues were on the scoresheet for the Porto Alegre outfit.
Thiago joined Liverpool from Bayern Munich earlier in September and although he made his debut against Chelsea eight days ago, he missed Monday night's 3-1 win at home to Arsenal.