Ibrahima Niane scored in the 71st minute to give Metz the lead, but midfielder Morgan Sanson's goal in stoppage time saved the game for the hosts.
The 2020 China Sports Show was also affected. The annual sports business show had originally been scheduled in May, but had to be postponed to September. For the same reason, the number of international participants was much smaller than last year.
Comments of team leaders indicate growing unrest in a squad that seems to fear their ambitions could be disappointed when trying to repeat some of last season's success after winning the treble.
"Our young players have got increasingly more opportunities which is reflected by an increase of playing time and goals," said Dong Zheng, general manager of CSL.
Roberto Soldado will probably replace Jorge Molina in the Granada starting 11 on Thursday, while the Darwin Machis will also probably start with Antonio Puertas perhaps dropping to the bench for the Chinese owned club.
Neuer became goalkeeper of the year, fellow Bayern player Joshua Kimmich was chosen as best defender, while De Bruyne won the prize for the best midfielder. Enditem
Another game on Monday saw Tianjin take a 3-0 (25-17, 25-17, 25-17) victory over Fujian.
Xinjiang center Han Xu made the most of her height to convert consecutive baskets. Her teammate Wang Lili followed in to score five points in a row, but Sichuan's Zhang stepped up to register 10 points in the first quarter.
All eyes were on Messi after a summer in which he had asked to leave the club and only two days after he had criticized the departure of Luis Suarez, but Fati was the star of the show.
There was controversy before the race had even started, as it emerged that Hamilton was under investigation for making two practise starts outside the permitted area of the pit lane on his way to the starting grid.
Naldo is known as being highly empathic, always having an ear for team internal developments.