Eibar won for the first time this season as Kevin Rodrigues' 91st minute goal gave them a 2-1 triumph away to Valladolid in Saturday's early kick off.
Shanxi coach Li Ge gave a high appraisal of some of his veterans' performance.
Real Madrid has a deeper squad than Barca, as the fact that they were without Dani Carvajal, Eden Hazard, Alvaro Odriozola and Tony Kroos on Sunday and still won shows, but Courtois' displays mean that so far some of the results have been much better than the actual performances.
Raphael Veiga put the host ahead by bundling home from close range but Eduardo Brock equalized by heading in from a corner. Willian Gomes then lobbed a shot over goalkeeper Fernando Prass to secure Palmeiras' fifth league win of the season.
The arrival of the national quartet of Li Yueru, Yang Liwei, Huang Sijing and Li Yuan has made Inner Mongolia, playing in the WCBA for a second year, a rising powerhouse in the league.
Matthaeus encouraged Schalke not to give up as 31 rounds of matches still remain.
In the women's 200m sprint, Britain's Awuah, who finished fourth at the Doha Diamond meet last week, clocked 23:05 for her new personal best to beat Hemida Bassant of Egypt, who dipped 23.13 in second place. Zimbabwe's Roda Njobvu was third in 23:18.
Chaux, who was named in Colombia's preliminary squad for last year's Copa America in Brazil, joined America de Cali this year from their Colombian top flight rivals Patriotas Boyaca.
Rodriguez and Falcao were among 18 Europe-based players included in the 24-man squad announced by the Colombian Football Federation on Friday.
The French champions will kick off the continental campaign at home against Manchester United on October 20.
XI'AN, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- During the "National Day" golden week, China's first ice rink, transformed from a basketball and volleyball court, was unveiled at the Xi'an Olympic Sports Center stadium, which will be one of the main venues for next year's 14th National Games in Shaanxi Province.