The Celta captain opened the scoring from Nolito's pass after 15 minutes in an entertaining match which saw Celta play some impressive football.
The 31-year-old had one year left on his previous contract and would have been able to leave for nothing in the summer of June 2021.
Russia's Krasilnikov and Stoyanovskiy, who stymied Mol and Sorum in the semifinals of the Rome FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Finals and claimed the World Championships in Hamburg in 2019, are thought to be the most powerful competitors for the Norwegians.
The second half witnessed breakthroughs in the final moments. In the 89th minute, Alan Douglas Borges de Carvalho fired a missile for Beijing after finding a gap between two defenders.
The other match in Group A between Al-Wahda of the United Arab Emirates and Iran's Esteghlal FC was abandoned.
The battle for the second place remained tight until the final kilometers, as Rio Olympic Games runner-up Cai, representing Team Yunnan, held off a strong challenge from London Olympic champion Chen to finish second in 1:22:03. The 28-year-old Chen of Guangdong trailed nine seconds further behind to take the third place.
Germain's header in the 85th minute, which was set up by a corner from Morgan Sanson, avoided a second straight home defeat for last season's runners-up. Enditem
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Tianjin Teda tied Shijiazhuang Ever Bright 1-1 to avoid their ninth consecutive loss in the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Wednesday.
Both SIPG and Zall started the game aggressively, but neither side managed a goal in the first half. SIPG broke the deadlock in the 59th minute when Australian striker Marko Arnautovic jumped to find the net with a power header. 11 minutes later, Australian midfielder Aaron Mooy scored his first goal in the CSL for SIPG and extended the lead to 2-0.
"This is our last friendly and it is a good test because we are playing a La Liga side and it will allow us to see how we are physically and also in terms of our football and quality," he said in a press conference.
Nishikori needed six match points to seal the win in two hours at the ATP Masters event held behind closed doors at the Foro Italico.