Abel Hernandez and Gabriel Boschilia each scored twice for the Brazilian outfit while Duvan Vergara, Adrian Ramos and Santiago Moreno were on target for the visitors.
Midfielder Adil Aouchiche opened the score for the Greens only two minutes into the game after slotting home Yvan Neyou's cross. Left back Yvann Macon extended the lead in the 66th minute but the hosts responded quickly as Moses Simon pulled one back only five minutes later, before Renaud Emond levelled the score for Nice five minutes before the final whistle.
Bayern's harsh reactions show how desperately the club's leadership level is trying to get things in safe waters as soon as possible to allow Flick a good start.
The second half witnessed breakthroughs in the final moments. In the 89th minute, Alan Douglas Borges de Carvalho fired a missile for Beijing after finding a gap between two defenders.
"Lyu had a couple of chances to beat me 3-0 and again to beat me 3-1, so he'll be disappointed there because he'll feel he lost it rather than I won it, but he gave me chances and all I can do is to pick up the pieces, which I did," Selby told the tournament's website.
"This is unbelievable, standing here in Paris on the top of the podium. I never thought I would be here," he added.
In group D, the two matches ended with lopsided results as Al Nassr defeated Sepahan FC 2-0 and Al Sadd SC overcame Al Ain FC 4-0.
Once again, Leeds would not be cowed, and the Yorkshire outfit had the effrontery to level the scores again ten minutes later, after a poor clearance from Van Dijk allowed Patrick Bamford to fire past goalkeeper Alisson.
Thiago's arrival will give Liverpool further midfield options and variety alongside Jordan Henderson, Georginio Wijnaldum, Naby Keita, Fabinho, Alex Oxlaide-Chamberlain and the veteran James Milner, although Barcelona are rumored to be interested in taking Wijnaldum to the Camp Nou. Enditem
BERLIN, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Ahead of the Bundesliga season opener against Schalke 04 this Friday evening, Hansi Flick seems to be on high alert.
League leaders Saint-Etienne wasted a two-goal lead and missed out on a fourth straight win after drawing 2-2 at Nantes.