Evergrande broke the deadlock in the 40th minute with a moment of magic, as Paulinho dribbled past several defenders at the edge of the box, unleashing a rocket that went beyond an out-stretched Wang.
The bad relationship got worse last month as PSG went all the way into the Champions League final, which previously was an honor exclusively belonging to Marseille.
"There is no doubt in my mind that we will have a great Asian Games - one of the finest we have had," he said.
"The media has mentioned it but nobody has approached me. It [the speculation] makes me happy because I think it's an acknowledgment of a good job, but there is nothing more in it than that. I'm focused on my work with Fortaleza. We hope that by the end of the championship we can extract the best of the team and stay in the first division of Brazilian football."
Elsewhere, Union Berlin and Karlsruhe were unable to break the deadlock within 90 minutes. Union snatched the ticket for the next round as Schlotterbeck was on target late in extratime. Enditem
Shenhua's best chance of the first half came in the 43rd minute as they were awarded a free-kick. But the shot from the Shanghai side's captain Giovanni Moreno was finger-tipped over the crossbar by the Luneng goalkeeper Han Rongze.
PSG will face a busy schedule in the coming week with a clash against last season's runners-up Marseille on Sunday, followed by Metz at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday. Enditem
In the opening men's doubles, Zheng Siwei/Wang Yilv crushed Li Junhui/Ren Xiangyu 11-7, 11-6, 11-6 in just 21 minutes to gain the first point for Qingdao.
"We have lost quality with Ivan Perisic and Philippe Coutinho and need to replace that to face this season's challenges," Flick said. Enditem
The bottom features the tiger shape of the Shang Dynasty, symbolizing that the Beijing Winter Olympics will be held in 2022, the Chinese Lunar Year of the Tiger, to wish the athletes participating in the Beijing Winter Olympics a prosperous and victorious life.
"I did not expect to run so fast. My expectation was to break 10.60s," Shi said. "After clocking 10.52s in the preliminaries, I just went all out in the final."