Both sides had one player down in the dying minute as Luneng's Dai Lin was sent off due to an awful tackle after Evergrande's Luo Guofu saw red for stamping.
In a showdown between two clinical power-hitters, Osaka and Brady split the opening two sets, with Osaka claiming the tiebreak in the first and Brady taking the sole breaking chance in the second.
The 24-year-old player has penned a one-year contract with the Qatari second division team for an undisclosed fee.
Zverev completed a stunning comeback in his semifinal, rallying past Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 to reach his first Grand Slam final while Thiem dug deep and displayed his trademark fighting spirit to outlast third seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia 6-2, 7-6(7), 7-6(5).
Hoffenheim pressed for the winner in extra time but it was the underdogs who grabbed the lead as Freiberger's lay up allowed Christian Bickel to slot home in the 100th minute to make it 2-1.
Aside from the 'big-three,' Europa League Champions, Sevilla look to be the main title alternative in Spain. European success was redemption for coach Julen Lopetegui after his struggles at Real Madrid and although Reguilon's loan from Real Madrid has ended, Sevilla have moved well in the transfer market to bring back Ivan Rakitic from Barca and sign midfielder Oscar Rodriguez, who impressed at Leganes.
Seven-time green jersey winner Sagan thus is left 68 points behind Bennett in the best sprinter's battle as the latter collected 47 from the 167.5km ride from Chatelaillon-Plage to Poitiers to extend his lead.
Chongqing pocketed two wins consecutively to rank six in the league, only two points clear of Hebei in the Suzhou division. Enditem
Messi received a one-match ban for an altercation with Chile's Gary Medel in the Copa America third-place playoff in July last year, which Argentina won 2-1.
"We are building a sailing and windsurfing base in Shimei Bay and will continue to enrich marine sports products in the future to attract tourists, stimulate consumption and promote the development of tourism economy," said Wei Long, vice mayor of Wanning.
Leicester City were last season's surprise package with their fifth place finish and the challenge for coach Brendan Rodgers will be to get near repeating that, and to get close he needs Jamie Vardy to keep hammering home the goals.