The top four finishers of each group will form a new group, to be based in Suzhou, to fight for the first to eighth position of the season in the second phase, which will be held between October 16-December 12.
Although both Li and Wang were substituted in the third set, Tianjin's young players Wang Yizhu and Chen Boya combined for 10 points to sail to the victory.
Even though Hertha was on the front foot, it was the visitor who tripled the lead out of the blue in the 70th minute when Rode had time and space to curl the ball from the edge of the box into the top left corner.
Despite their remaining ambitions, it was apparent that many of Bayern's cornerstones might soon need a short break to recover if they are to enjoy a successful campaign. Coming up is a stressful timetable containing two games per week for nearly the entire season.
The 27-year-old Llorente will cost Leeds 20 million euros (about 23.4 million U.S. dollars), which is 13 million euros more than Real Sociedad paid to buy him from Real Madrid in 2017. However, Real Sociedad have to pay 30 percent of any profit of the sale to Real Madrid.
Villarreal came back from a goal down to take their first win of the season with a 2-1 at home to Eibar.
The two sides fought hard in the first half, before the former overcame the scoreless drought in the 43rd minute as star player Alex Teixeira knocked in a rebound after his header was denied by goalkeeper Liu Weiguo.
Andre Villas-Boas' side beat PSG 1-0 last Sunday, ending a nine-year winless run against the old rivals, but suffered a bitter 2-0 defeat to St-Etienne on Thursday.
The first half saw fierce confrontation from both sides, as Hebei was eager to win a ticket to the championship game, while Tianjin had good morale from the latest match, and didn't want to lag behind.
And all of this against a rival that in Gerard Moreno and Paco Alcacer has two of the best strikers in La Liga. Will it be a happy start for Koeman, or will he face problems from the very start?
"It's really a tough and close match," said spiker Zhang.