Both sides have a good chance to finish among the top four with three games left in the Suzhou division.
Chengdu broke the deadlock in the 52nd minute with a low drive from Serbian forward Nikola Djurdjic at close range to make it 1-0.
Meanwhile all eyes will focus on whether new signing Edouard Mendy goes straight into the Chelsea side or if Frank Lampard keeps faith with Kepa Arrizabalaga after another bad error last weekend.
In the day's other match, South Korean striker Son Heung Min scored four goals as Tottenham produced a second half blitz to win 5-2 away to Southampton.
The weekend now kicks off on Saturday lunchtime with Alaves looking for their first point of the season when they entertain an always complicated Getafe, who are coached by former Alaves boss Jose Bordalas.
Bach is also optimistic that vaccines could be available in the first half of 2021 after consulting medical experts from the World Health Organization.
Dominic Calvert-Lewis hit a hat-trick as Everton also made it two wins from two games with a 5-2 thrashing of newly promoted West Brom, who have now lost twice and conceded eight times on their return to the top-flight.
In Tuesday's statement, Fedefutbol asked its government to "start conversations" to facilitate international fixtures scheduled for October and November.
The following fixtures are scheduled for Saturday: Borussia Monchengladbach host Union Berlin, Bayer Leverkusen face Leipzig, Mainz meet newly-promoted Stuttgart, Augsburg clash with Borussia Dortmund, newly-promoted Arminia Bielefeld take on Cologne, and Schalke face Werder Bremen. Enditem
It was Suarez's move to Atletico Madrid this week that led to Lionel Messi writing a 'goodbye' letter to his friend in which he accused Barca's directors of 'throwing out' Suarez, adding that "nothing surprised him". All this comes after Messi's failed attempt to leave Barcelona himself this summer, which ended with him accusing club president Josep Maria Bartomeu of going back on his word.
A month has passed since then and the game will be a good test of Liverpool's ability to defend their title after beating Chelsea a week ago and also of how much Arsenal have improved under Mikel Arteta. Enditem