Gilbert and Lu met in the last match of the group both with one win and one draw. The world No. 11 won the final frame to draw 2-2 with Lu but advanced by claiming the highest break of 98.
The 29-year-old, who helped Bayern to the treble last season, arrived in Liverpool on Friday morning to complete his medical and put pen to paper.
Multiple Chinese media outlets revealed that Tencent Sports would pay 10 million U.S. dollars for the one-year contract.
Maracana SA made the decision to carry out the unscheduled facelift to capitalize on a fixturing quirk that has left the stadium without football for almost two weeks.
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus beat American Venus Williams 7-6 (7), 6-2 in their first round match. Enditem
"We are in CAF already because our names have been taken there. Even if you are going by last year's records, if you nullify the league, last year's champions represent the country, which is ourselves," said Rachier.
The other match in Group A between Al-Wahda of the United Arab Emirates and Iran's Esteghlal FC was abandoned.
Stoppila Sunzu (R) of Shijiazhuang Ever Bright competes during the 11th round match between Tianjin Teda and Shijiazhuang Ever Bright at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 16, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Bo)
Luo Chun and Xu Shuangshuang claimed the titles of men's and women's 3,000m steeplechase, team Sichuan swept the gold medals in men's and women's 4X400m relay. Enditem
The Brazilian won the ball and exchanged passes with Soldado before keeping his head with a calm finish.
The biggest hit of the day was the men's 100m. Asian 200m record holder Xie Zhenye claimed the title with 10.31 seconds in his hometown. It was not an easy win since Zhang Ruixuan and Chen Guanfeng finished 10.34s and 10.36s respectively, and Xie's lane was laid just between them.