Garcia will be expected to get results but with a squad that looks much weaker than last season that looks difficult; what the former Watford boss desperately needs is a positive start in Sunday's derby at home to Levante.
Ceara moved to ninth with 13 points from 10 matches while Flamengo slipped to fifth, three points behind Internacional.
Cano restored Vasco's lead by tapping in from close range after his first attempt with a header was parried back into his path by goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri.
Meanwhie, Xiralijan Muhtar, also a member of the Chinese national squad, announced his move to Nanjing Monkey Kings.
Although it could be hard to imagine a worse summer than FC Barcelona, Valencia fans will argue that no matter how bad things got at the Camp Nou, they are a lot worse at their Mestalla Stadium.
Her teammate Lu Guangzu went down to Huang Yuxiang 12-10, 10-12, 11-6, 15-14 in a tight men's singles game, while Zheng Siwei/Wang Yilv defeated Zhou Haodong/Wang Chang 11-8, 8-11, 11-4, 15-13 later in the men's doubles to help Qingdao take the lead 2-1.
The Shenzhen side now sit fourth in the eight-team Dalian division with 14 points, while the bottom based Henan only have six points. Enditem
The second-tier league will take place behind closed doors. In the first period, the 18 teams will be divided into three groups, following the traditional league duo-robin format.
West Ham United need to progress under coach David Moyes, but could be in for another difficult season, while few will be betting on newcomers Fulham and West Brom to be far from a relegation struggle that given the differences between the bottom six and the top six or seven sides, will probably be decided by results between direct rivals. Enditem
Pianigiani admitted that he is very excited to join Beijing Ducks, a club with top influence in Asia. He said he is looking forward to working hard with the team in the next season.
The Beijing Ducks have reached a multi-year agreement with Pianigiani, who will lead the team in the 2020-21 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) season.