With the epidemic being effectively controlled, fans were allowed back into the stadiums from August 22, which is a credit to Chinese football in such a special period.
The game was over by halftime as the 18-year-old produced a magnificent display that will only give strength to those who see him as the natural successor to Leo Messi.
"This sure feels like coming back to my second home," Bender said. "I wish for better times, that we could meet the amazing Maccabi fans in the arena and make them happy".
In 2019 he signed with the Milwaukee Bucks and this year he joined the Warriors.
Salihamidzic seems to be facing a Herculean challenge to not only find a back-up for spearhead Lewandowski, an additional midfielder and a suitable full-back.
Ranking first in the event's preliminary heat in 2:10.25, Qin Haiyang from Shanghai didn't advance to the final as he failed to finish in the top eight in a series of physical tests - a new requirement for this year's championships.
Tao Guannan from Guangdong and Shandong's Liu Zongyu took second and third places respectively.
Autuori will be replaced by his assistant coach Bruno Lazaroni, who has yet to manage a senior professional team.
After squandering seven set points, Mladenovic was unable to close out the set, losing 7-5 before losing the second set 6-3.
Despite difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 treble winners Bayern Munich's trip to Geneva this Thursday might have been one of the most successful in the club's history.
Martinez had fielded something approaching his strongest side in the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium and the only conclusion is that perhaps some of them were thinking about Thursday's visit to Sweden to play Malmo.