The Brazilian giants are guaranteed of advancing to the last 16 regardless of the result of their final group match against Argentina's Defensa y Justicia on October 20.
With the score tied at 68-all before the final quarter, Sichuan took charge of the last 10 minutes despite Shao's departure.
TEHRAN, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Yahya Golmohammadi, head coach of Iran's Persepolis soccer team, said that Pakhtakor are "tough" opponents in the AFC Champions League quarter-finals, Tehran Times daily reported on Tuesday.
Other games on Thursday see Athletic Club at home to Cadiz, while Sevilla entertain Levante in the Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium. Enditem
The AFC Futsal Championship, AFC Women's Futsal Championship, AFC U-20 Futsal Championship and AFC Beach Soccer Championship will also become AFC Asian Cups.
Luneng will face Beijing Guoan in a two-legged knockout round next stage.
Neuer became goalkeeper of the year, fellow Bayern player Joshua Kimmich was chosen as best defender, while De Bruyne won the prize for the best midfielder. Enditem
"(I'm) struggling to walk so that's a tell-tale sign that I should try to recover," she added.
Nadal powered to sweep 11 straight games from a 1-1 tie in the first set, which ended when the 19-time Grand Slam champion forced McDonald to come to the net with a dropshot and then fired a forehand cross-court winner.
"We expect a very tough match because Pakhtakor are physically strong but we are ready," said Golmohammadi.
Shandong's Ji Xinjie, who won the title in the men's 400m freestyle on Sunday, secured his second gold medal in the men's 200m freestyle in 1:47.42 on Monday.