However, the wheels came off on Sunday as they crashed to a 6-1 defeat away to Atletico Madrid, who tore Granada's usually solid defense apart time after time.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Substitute Bruno Henrique scored twice as Brazil's Flamengo beat Ecuadorian side Independiente del Valle 4-0 in their Copa Libertadores Group A match on Wednesday.
"Road running has become an increasingly significant part of our sport over the past 20 years and it deserves greater recognition within our World Athletics Series events," World Athletics CEO Jon Ridgeon told the organization's official website.
Yan Yuxiang from Shandong took first place in the men's 200m butterfly in 2:00.18, with Tianjin's Wu Guangshuai and Hunan's Wang Kecheng rounding out the top three.
Zhang also broke the national record in the women's 100m freestyle on Sunday.
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh from Thailand won the other group on Saturday.
Bayern increased the pace and eventually halved the deficit in the 36th minute when Joshua Kimmich curled the ball from 16 meters into the top right corner.
The result at the Maracana stadium lifted Flamengo to the top of their group with 12 points from five matches, three points ahead of second-placed Independiente.
"We accomplished our goal in the first stage. It is a good result to rank first. We will have a good rest to face the second stage," said Shanghai goalkeeper Chen Wei after the game. Enditem
The World Cups will feature 21 female and 21 male athletes, including the world champion, qualified players from all completed continental events (Africa, Europe and Pan America), players selected by world ranking from the other continents (Asia and Oceania), and others according to the provisional World Cup qualifying system. A maximum of two players per association are allowed for each World Cup event.
Badosa advanced after beating 2018 finalist Sloane Stephens of the United States 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.