Aside from his qualities, Rangnick has maintained a close relationship with Schalke's leading board member for the team Jochen Schneider.
Rookie Zhang Ke, 19, took first place in the final of the women's 1,500m freestyle in 16:13.26. Wang Jianjiahe, who broke the Asian record of the event in the preliminary heat, also missed the final due to physical tests results.
Naldo recently spoke about the team's leadership problem. "I didn't see a Schalke team on the pitch as we know it. It needs someone making the decisions and pointing the way for the others to follow," the former central defender commented.
In other fixtures on Wednesday, River Plate won 2-1 at home to Sao Paulo, Palmeiras routed Bolivar 5-0 in Sao Paulo, Independiente Medellin won 2-0 in Caracas, Racing beat Nacional 2-1 in Montevideo, Estudiantes drew 2-2 at Alianza Lima and Barcelona SC won 2-0 at Junior Barranquilla. Enditem
After a goalless first half, Evergrande broke the deadlock just three minutes after the break, as Ai Kesen's header took a deflection off Shan Pengfei's head to go beyond a helpless goalkeeper Xu Jiamin.
Yao was the title favorite but the 30-year-old failed to clear the bar at 5.30m, although he passed the height of 5.15m in his first attempt.
In the 85th minute, Feng fell to the ground again in the box after a close contact with Shanghai defender Shi Ke, but the referee did not give a penalty judging that Feng tripped himself.
However, the wheels came off on Sunday as they crashed to a 6-1 defeat away to Atletico Madrid, who tore Granada's usually solid defense apart time after time.
Autuori led Botafogo to six victories, 13 draws and four defeats after taking charge of the two-time Serie A champions for a fifth time in February.
LONDON, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Leicester City went top of the Premier League on Sunday night after Jamie Vardy scored a hat-trick in his side's 5-2 win away to Manchester City to give them nine points from three games.
Though both drivers were unhurt, the time needed to repair the extensive damage to the barriers meant that the race was not restarted, with the results being taken from the end of lap 5 and only half championship points being awarded.