Reigning champions Banska Bystrica, on the other hand, are experiencing a nightmare start into the new season, getting crushed by Poprad 7-1, losing their third straight match as a result.
Accusations have mounted, and seem a heavy burden in Loew's 15th year in charge.
"We are not a strong side. After playing such an intense game, we can improve in mentality and carrying out tactics," Wuhan coach Li Xin commented. Enditem
Former German international Olaf Thon demanded the association sacks Loew by the latest after 2021 Euro.
"I play differently now, with a stronger focus on passing the ball and helping to construct the play," he said. Enditem
Sergio Ramos will also be back in defense, with Jesus Navas at right-back and Jose Luis Gaya on the left after Sergio Reguilon picked up a knock to his knee.
Slovan Bratislava, one of the top title-contenders, was also close to losing its third in succession but managed to edge out Miskolc in OT to earn the first points of the season.
The 19-year-old Swiatek continued her stunning run at Roland Garros as she has made the history for her country by becoming the first Polish woman to play in the final in Paris during the Open era.
He also revealed a plan to invite psychiatrists to help his team cope with the challenges.
Having to play friendlies to earn money is embarrassing in the Bayern chairman's mind. He also said Loew has been put in a bad situation as he has to address economic demands. Football has been reduced to marketing and profits, he added. Enditem
The Czech is yet to drop a set and will face fourth-seeded Sofia Kenin of the United States for a place in the final. The reigning Australian Open champion survived a fight-back from Danielle Collins in the second set and dominated the deciding one to reach the semis 6-4, 4-6, 6-0.