Although Madrid did substitute that league game with a friendly against Getafe, which they won 6-0, that remains their only match ahead of the new season, making it hard to draw conclusions over the match fitness of Zidane's men.
The fact that the tie was decided with just one leg, rather than the traditional home and away format, meant the game was a potential banana skin for the Chinese-owned team making its first ever appearance in Europe, but Diego Martinez's side got off to a perfect start with two goals in 10 minutes.
Stage One involves 32 groups of four players, with the player who tops each group progressing to Stage Two.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Dalian Pro were held to a 1-1 draw by Shanghai Shenhua in the 11th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Monday.
According to the anonymous source, the top European soccer leagues like La Liga and Bundesliga have made agreements to Chinese broadcasters for lowering price, considering the financial reality during the coronavirus pandemic.
Despite their dominance, Hertha needed 19 minutes to create the first clear-cut opportunity as Krzysztof Piatek's header rattled the crossbar.
After losing the Champions League final 1-0 to German side Bayern Munich on August 23, PSG kicked off their league campaign with two straight 1-0 defeats - one at Lens followed by another at the Parc des Princes against Marseille, in which three players, including Neymar, were sent off for their involvement in an injury-time brawl.
The two sides meet again on the same ground on Thursday.
Capped seven times for Brazil's national team, Neves has also had spells with Fluminense, Flamengo and Germany's Hamburg over a career spanning more than 15 years.
The Cameroonian added another six minutes later on cross by Harold Preciado. Referee Fu Ming awarded the goal after reviewing VAR.
Reguilon broke into the Real Madrid first team in the 2018-19 season, making 22 appearances and moving ahead of the Brazilian left back Marcelo in the pecking order.