But with four minutes to go into stoppage time in the second half, Shenhua equalized when centre-back Bi Jinhao took scoring chance from very close range. Enditem
Steve Bruce did a decent job at Newcastle United in his first campaign, and he will be happy with the capture of Bournemouth duo Callum Wilson and Ryan Frasier, who should give more firepower to the perennial under-achievers.
Newly promoted Cadiz's hopes of returning to the top-flight with a win met with disappointed as they lost 2-0 at home to a well-drilled Osasuna.
The top flight club continued on the front foot but failed to put the result beyond doubt ahead of time, as Leonardo Bittencourt and Selke wasted promising opportunities.
The 61-year-old incumbent president Ahmad Ahmad, who brought the 29-year reign of former president Issa Hayatou to an end by defeating him in January 2016 could seek a second four-year term.
Digao Silva pulled a late goal back for Fluminense when he headed in from an Egidio Pereira corner.
Tuchel's team will face a busy schedule in the coming week with a clash against last season's runners-up Marseille on Sunday, followed by Metz at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday. Enditem
The anarchy in injury time started with a tussle between Argentine pair Dario Benedetto of Marseille and Leandro Paredes of PSG, as the two players were both shown their second yellow cards and were sent off.
Last season ended with failure to qualify for Europe and that saw the club begin a major clear out. Central defender Ezequiel Garay became a free agent, while Dani Parejo and Francis Coquelin were sold at a bargain price to nearby Villarreal and Spain internationals Ferran Torres and Rodrigo Moreno joined Manchester City and Leeds United, with Torres going for much less than most believe he is worth.
The 2021 edition of the championships will be held in Turin, Italy. Enditem
Bruno Labbadia's men gained momentum and pushed Braunschweig onto the back foot. Berlin's efforts paid off at the half-hour mark after Matheus Cunha had all the time and space to curl the equalizer into the far post corner.