The 21-year-old replaces Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus, who has been ruled out of the fixtures with a calf injury.
James, 29, has also sparkled in his first two matches in the Premier League following his move from Real Madrid.
Brighton produced a surprise as they won 3-0 away to Newcastle United. Neil Maupay scored twice in the opening seven minutes, the first from the penalty spot, and Aaron Connelly added a third with seven minutes left to play.
The Swede, who will turn 39 next month, just renewed deal with the club in late August. The hitman bagged a brace to help Milan claim the opening victory of the new Serie A season. Enditem
It looked as if it was going to be a stroll for Liverpool, who were in total control and brought Thiago Alcantara on for his debut. The new signing from Bayern Munich was then guilty of a needless foul on Timo Werner to give Jorginho the chance to level from the spot, only for Allisson to save his tame spot kick.
Even though Hertha was on the front foot, it was the visitor who tripled the lead out of the blue in the 70th minute when Rode had time and space to curl the ball from the edge of the box into the top left corner.
The Celta captain opened the scoring after receiving a pass from Nolito after 15 minutes in an entertaining match which saw Celta play some impressive football.
The Belgian then played a major role in the second goal in the 33rd minute, setting up Raheem Sterling, whose ball into space was put into the empty net from 10 yards by Phil Foden.
Brazil's Santos also moved within sight of a berth in the next round with a 2-1 win over 10-man Delfin in the Ecuadorian port city of Manta.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Romain Alessandrini scored twice as Qingdao Huanghai swept Tianjin Teda 3-0 in the 13th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL), while Shanghai SIPG secured the top spot of Suzhou Division with a 1-0 victory over Beijing Guoan Friday evening.
Mexico had been due to face Costa Rica on the same day, but the Central American team withdrew on Tuesday because their players faced a two-week quarantine upon returning home.