The CONMEBOL zone qualifiers had been scheduled to begin in late March but were suspended amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Enditem
And all of this against a rival that in Gerard Moreno and Paco Alcacer has two of the best strikers in La Liga. Will it be a happy start for Koeman, or will he face problems from the very start?
Meanwhile, the men's and women's singles draw was also completed on Thursday, as men's title favourites Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic were drawn into different halves, meaning they cannot face each other before the final.
The top four finishers of each group will form a new group, to be based in Suzhou, to fight for the first to eighth positions of the season in the second phase, which will be held between October 16 to December 12.
The 24-time Norway international follows Josep Martinez, Hee-Chan Hwang, Benjamin Henrichs, Lazar Samardzic and Angelino as the sixth new arrival of the summer transfer period.
Both sides exchanged spikes from the very beginning until they tied at 12-12. Xue Yizhi then made four points from a block and three kills to initiate a 9-1 scoring run for Beijing who kept it until the end of the set.
Media reports speak of deep divisions between him and his players.
Leicester City will be without Wilfred Ndidi for 12 weeks with a groin injury and he will be an important absentee for their visit to face Manchester City, who kicked off their season with a 3-1 win away to Wolves, who visit West Ham.
Meanwhile, Sport Recife continued their impressive recent form with a 1-0 home victory over Fluminense. Former Flamengo striker Hernane scored from the penalty spot after Leandro Barcia was brought down by Egidio Pereira.
Brazilian news outlet O Globo said former Atletico Madrid duo Diego Ribas and Filipe Luis were among the players to test positive. Others were Chile international right-back Mauricio Isla, winger Bruno Henrique, forward Michael Delgado and defender Matheuzinho, the report added.
It is the first Tour win for the UAE Team Emirates, in either their current guise or as former outfit Lampre, which ends a run of five straight titles for British team Ineos, former known as Team Sky. Enditem