Evergrande broke the deadlock in the 40th minute with a moment of magic, as Paulinho dribbled past several defenders at the edge of the box, unleashing a rocket that went beyond an out-stretched Wang.
"I don't think we could have done any better tonight," Tuchel told Canal, "I was happy with the first half we had. We controlled the game completely, and we had possession."
However, Molders remained in the thick of things and headed onto the crossbar moments later.
"I am satisfied with the players, they have good skills and positive attitude," the 46-year old said.
Chemnitzer FC took the reins and disrupted Hoffenheim's build-up work in the opening stages, forcing Hoffenheim goalkeeper Oliver Baumann into action twice with early chances.
The 1.31 billion euros (1.55 billion U.S. dollars) Serie A earned from broadcast rights for the 2019-20 season is less than half the 3.5 billion euros (4.1 billion dollars) earned by the English Premier League, which was the highest among the European football leagues. Enditem
With the win against Medvedev, the 27-year-old Thiem improved to 3-1 in his head-to-head series with the Russian star and is entering his fourth Grand Slam final.
"It's already dangerous enough, and I was really surprised and shocked at the moment that I felt something," the Belgian rider added.
Villarreal are expected to do well this season after signing Unai Emery as coach, but fell behind to a second minute goal from former Girona defender Pablo Maffeo and it was not until Gerard Moreno's 68th minute penalty that the home side drew level in a 1-1 draw.
The tournament, attracting more than 800 primary and secondary school students, will last for about half a month and roll out more than 90 matches. It is the first sports competition for the school students of Guiyang this year.
Capped twice for Argentina's national team, Quarta has made 101 appearances for River Plate and scored nine goals since his professional debut in 2016. Enditem