Mexico had been due to face Costa Rica on the same day, but the Central American team withdrew on Tuesday because their players faced a two-week quarantine upon returning home.
Semedo's sale to Wolverhampton Wanderers means the defense virtually picks itself with Sergi Roberto, Jordi Alba, Gerard Pique and Clement Lenglet continuing together, while Ter Stegen's knee operation means Norberto Neto will make a rare start.
Shanghai is scheduled to meet Beijing Guoan in the next round on Friday, and will secure the top spot going into the second phase if it could remain undefeated. Shijiazhuang will fight against Chongqing Lifan on the same day.
Sergio Busquets, Frenkie de Jong, Philippe Coutinho and new arrival Miralem Pjanic battle it out for three spots in midfield with Francisco Trincao likely to wait his turn on the bench.
In addition to the infected players, several Flamengo officials and members of the coaching staff - including head coach Domenec Torrent - have tested positive for the virus in the past week.
Jean Mota scored the winner eight minutes from time as Santos clinched their third win from four matches.
The Brazilian, who was so important to Madrid last season, was surprisingly left out of the starting 11 a week ago, although he did play the last 20 minutes and it will be interesting to see how Zidane deals with the situation.
"The players are asymptomatic and have been isolated under the supervision of the club's medical department," Flamengo tweeted on Sunday night.
The message said that Zahavi leaves behind many good memories for the club and fans, especially his gestures after scoring and fancy shots, which made him an iconic striker in China. Enditem
With the win, Guangzhou climbed to sixth in the league, only one point behind the fourth Shanghai Shenhua, while Dalian dropped to seventh. Enditem
MADRID, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Granada is one win away from the group stage of the Europa League after a 2-0 win at home to Georgian side Locomotive Tbilisi in the third qualifying round on Thursday night.