In other matches on Wednesday, Caracas secured a 2-1 home victory over Libertad, Defensa y Justicia won 2-1 at home to Olimpia and America de Cali were held to a 1-1 draw by Universidad Catolica. Enditem
Guangzhou posed more threats than Dalian in the first half, but no goals were scored. What's worse for Rafa Benitez's side, Swedish center-back Marcus Danielson was subbed after just 21 minutes because of a head injury.
Ibrahimovic had the chance to complete his hat-trick in the 63rd minute, but he ballooned the ball over the bar with the goalkeeper well beaten.
Crystal Palace took the lead in the seventh minute through Andros Townsend and doubled their advantage through Zaha's retaken spot kick after David de Gea was judged to have moved too soon when denying Andrew Ayew after a handball.
Guangzhou regrouped after the interval and levelled in the 71st minute when Wu Chao slotted the ball into the net after collecting a pass from his teammate in the box.
NAIROBI, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- World champions Timothy Cheruiyot and Conseslus Kipruto are planning to raise the bar in the 800m and 1,500m respectively at the Doha Diamond League meeting on Friday.
PARIS, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Slovenian debutant Tadej Pogacar secured his Tour de France triumph in Paris on Sunday, becoming the second-youngest champion at just 21 years old.
The 27-year-old joined Juventus from Real Madrid in 2014. During his two-season spell with the Old Lady, the Spaniard scored 27 goals in 93 outings and won five trophies, including two Scudetti and two Italian Cups.
JIANGMEN, China, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Tianjin brushed aside Hebei 3-0 (25-15, 25-12, 25-17) in the first round of the 2020 Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship here on Wednesday.
The deadlock was broken in the 37th minute as Huanghai's Gao Xiang jumped high above the Teda defender to head in Yang Yu's unexpected cross.
Monday's first game saw Aston Villa beat Sheffield United 1-0 in Villa Park on a 63rd minute goal by Ezri Konsa Ngoyo.