Fueled by Han Ziqi's eight straight points, Tianjin jumped into a 14-5 start, forcing Shanghai into a timeout.
Shandong kept their momentum in the following sets while Henan found it hard to narrow the gap. Shandong finally got their fifth straight win.
Local hero Daniil Kvyat gave the Russian fans in attendance something to cheer with eighth place ahead of AlphaTauri teammate Pierre Gasly, while a difficult race for Alex Albon saw the Red Bull driver finish tenth.
A 27-11 lead after the first quarter, including a 24-0 dominance from tip-off, decided Shandong as the eventual winner.
Chelsea fought back after the break: Mason Mount gave Chelsea a lifeline in the 55th minute, Hudson-Odoi then scored with 20 minutes left to play and Tammy Abraham scored the equalizer in the 94th minute.
Stage One involves 32 groups of four players, with the player who tops each group progressing to Stage Two.
Atalanta's Alejandro Gomez scores his goal during a Serie A soccer match between Lazio and Atalanta in Rome, Italy, Sept. 30, 2020. (Photo by Augusto Casasoli/Xinhua)
After the result, Wuhan Zall ranks fifth with 17 points, while Tianjin remains the last without a single win in the Suzhou division. Enditem
"The sales of fitness equipment has been increasing. According to the Suning platform, sales of dumbbells, hula hoops and yoga mats increased by more than 300 percent over the same period of 2019," said Liu Fumin, director of the Department of Sports Economics of China General Administration of Sport.
Bayern coach Hansi Flick added more quality with Leon Goretzka and Robert Lewandowski coming on the pitch but the goals were scored at the other end of the pitch as Ihlas Bebou set up for Kramaric, who kept his nerves to overcome Neuer from inside the box in the 77th minute.
Other games played on Wednesday sees Atletico Madrid (and Luis Suarez fresh from two goals on his debut) travel to face recently promoted Huesca, while Villarreal entertain Alaves, who are without a win so far this season and Eibar are at home to Elche.