"There is no place for racism in football but I don't think so," Villas-Boas said, "We will look at it later."
With the draw, Luneng and Shenhua remain third and fourth ranked at the table with 17 and 13 points respectively.
Liu also promised to organize WTT events across the globe, and strive to tap a huge potential market while remaining committed to hosting WTT events in all continents.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Former Italian international Graziano Pelle scored in Shandong Luneng's 1-1 with Shanghai Shenhua at the 10th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Tuesday.
"One of the most important things that I was enjoying my time on the court with Laura, she made me feel good on the court," said Zvonareva. "She was very supportive. I think that helped us a lot to get through some tough matches."
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
In his opening speech, WTT Council Chair Liu Guoliang, who is also president of the Chinese Table Tennis Association, said, "With World Table Tennis, we are working towards the next step: to create a new table tennis landscape and make it one of the world's largest sports properties. This has always been my dream."
But it's not only Thiago's poker game that is causing unrest.
The 24-year-old player has penned a one-year contract with the Qatari second division team for an undisclosed fee.
Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United will be fascinating to watch after the master tactician earned promotion last season, although Leeds could suffer from a lack of goals.
Shanghai's best chance of the first half came in the 43rd minute as they were awarded a free-kick. But the shot from the Shanghai side's captain Giovanni Moreno was finger-tipped over the crossbar by Luneng goalkeeper Han Rongze.