The host's efforts paid off with 17 minutes played as Mainz' Leandro Barreiro fouled onrushing Dani Olmo inside the area. Forsberg broke the deadlock with a well-placed shot from the spot into the bottom right corner.
Players such as new arrival Gonzalo Paciencia are trying to spread optimism and are counting on football's unwritten laws.
Reynolds has been called up to various youth national team camps of the United States and was the youngest player on the US Under-17 team during the CONCACAF Championship in 2017. He also represented the United States in the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India.
"It's great to play and to be back with my teammates. I return with a victory and a goal, so I am happy. We are getting our feeling back, our way of playing," the 21-year-old Mbappe said after the match.
Dalian Pro and Guangzhou R&F are tied with 11 points, ranking sixth and seventh respectively with three games left in the Suzhou division before the match. Both sides need a victory to keep their hope alive of finishing among the top four.
The 20-year-old kept a clean sheet after clearing 5.82 meters. Reigning world champion Sam Kendricks of the United States and France's former world record holder Renaud Lavillenie needed their third attempts to leap off 5.82m.
Although both Li and Wang were substituted in the third set, Tianjin's young players Wang Yizhu and Chen Boya combined for 10 points to sail to the victory.
Given those circumstances, Bartomeu will probably breathe a small sigh of relief there will be no fans in the ground for the league debut, because he would certainly receive a chorus of boos and whistles. As things are Koeman has to create a positive atmosphere in the side with Messi, who is clearly unhappy and in no mood to hide his feelings.
Currently, it seems doubtful if the support can help Wagner to get things back to place.
The win came thanks to goals from winger Darwin Machis and veteran Jorge Molina, and means that Granada has won all four of its opening games this season, with two wins in La Liga and two in its first ever appearance in European competition.
Struggling Schalke has been shaken to its core yet again. Several possible successors have been named at a time when the club is also having to deal with significant financial problems. The current mood has hit rock bottom.