The undersized Fujian blockers found it hard to stop Shanghai's high-flying spiker Zhang Yichan soon after the start of the first set.
Given that Valverde scored the opening goal, Jovic provoked a red card and Madrid took all three points, you could say the experiment was a success.
"We are a team under construction and we didn't have time to try more solutions in the pre-season, so let's try to find them in these first few games," he added.
The 2016 French Open winner said at a press conference on his arrival in Paris that he would "make sure not to make the mistake twice."
China's Zhang Shuai overcame local favorite Alize Cornet 6-4, 7-6 (3) to reach the third round, equaling her previous best record at Roland Garros.
Zhejiang's captain Zhu Yuezhou was the key person to lead her side to give Liaoning a 4-0 and a 6-0 shock in the middle of the third set. Liaoning then failed to cut the deficit.
Fernando doubled his tally with an unstoppable volley in the 74th minute. In stoppage time, Ba Dun finished his first goal in CSL this season and made it a 4-0 victory against Shijiazhuang.
According to the schedule, Guoan will continue to compete in the Suzhou division with seven other clubs for the CSL championship. Its first opponent is Shandong Luneng, who ranked third in the Dalian division in the first stage. As the second phase of the CSL adopts a two-round knockout system, the two sides will start their first fight on October 17.
To leave space for postponed matches, the Champions League's group phase's timeframe has been extended until January 28.
There was last second drama as Manchester United got their first win of the season with a 3-2 victory away to Brighton on Saturday thanks to a penalty given after the final whistle.
Lautaro Martinez came off the bench to add the fifth for Inter with a rocket in the 72nd minute, and Caprari scored a consolation goal for Benevento four minutes later.