"The plan was to put Neymar close to Mbappe. We chose an offensive structure. We tried something and I have a lot of confidence in my team," Tuchel said after the match.
"I am just trying my best every single day. I am working hard in every practise to try to be better and better in every match," Nadal said,"Today was not that cold, so that's the main thing, the conditions are not that bad."
Things went from bad to worse as Neuer felled Bebou inside the box to concede a penalty in the closing period. Kramaric stepped up to sew up the 4-1 victory on home soil.
Bayern coach Hansi Flick added more quality with Leon Goretzka and Robert Lewandowski coming on the pitch but the goals were scored at the other end of the pitch as Ihlas Bebou set up for Kramaric, who kept his nerves to overcome Neuer from inside the box in the 77th minute.
Chen's three-pointer extended Jiangsu's lead to 20 points early in the third quarter. Beijing never came closer than 15 points afterwards.
Comments of team leaders indicate growing unrest in a squad that seems to fear their ambitions could be disappointed when trying to repeat some of last season's success after winning the treble.
One of the reasons SIPG are considered a title contender is Oscar continuing his red-hot form on the pitch. The key man for the Shanghai side contributed five goals and eight assists in the first stage. But an overreliance on the Brazilian could be costly if he loses form or picks up an injury.
In 2019 he signed with the Milwaukee Bucks and this year he joined the Warriors.
Local favourite Kristina Mladenovic was a victim of a missed call in her first round defeat to Laura Siegemund of Germany on Tuesday.
The game had already seen more than its fair share of drama after Solly March had headed Brighton level in the 95th minute, when it had looked as if a Lewis Dunk own goal and a cool finish from Marcus Rashford would give Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men three points after Neal Maupay had put the home side in front from the penalty spot.
While facing world number 53 Gould, who stunned world number one Judd Trump in the semifinals, Selby gave up a 4-0 lead to trail 5-4, but managed to reclaim the advantage at 7-6.