However, under the eccentric tutelage of coach Marcelo Bielsa, Leeds refused to lie down, and equalized in the 12th minute through Jack Harrison after a fine counter-attack.
Earlier, Xiao opened his account by beating Farakh Ajaib 3-1 before drawing 2-2 with Jak Jones.
"I've kept in contact with [head coach Lionel] Scaloni, Walter Samuel and Roberto Ayala," he told TyC Sports. "Since my injury they never stopped writing to see how I was so I am very grateful for that.
With the 2-0 lead, Hertha played conservatively after the interval, and Bremen failed to pose a threat to Hertha's well-positioned defense.
Security seems the dominant topic in Favre's mind as the 62-year-old announced he would be trying to significantly reduce the number of goals (41 in 34 games) they concede.
According to the latest rule, the total salary for domestic players should stay between 20 million RMB (about 2,960,000 US dollars) and 44 million RMB (about 6,512,000 US dollars). After the conclusion of the season, the league will reassess the pay structure. Any amount over 44 million RMB or below 20 million RMB will be charged a luxury tax of 25 percent.
The win was a relief for the German coach and the struggling defending champions as they have scored only one goal in the opening three games, which was the worst record for the capital club since the 1984-1985 season.
Feng Bin of Shandong competes during the Women's Discus Throw Final on Day 4 of the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships in Shaoxing, east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Lili)
Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has demanded that everybody obey the rules and "diligently take the great chance we have been given in sports."
BERLIN, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The latest survey among Bundesliga coaches seems to be a disappointment for Borussia Dortmund.
Mateusz Klich reestablished Leeds' advantage from the spot in the 41st minute and the home side looked to be cruising after further goals from Patrick Bamford and a second from Helder, before further goals from Bobby Decordova-Reid and Mitrovic gave Leeds a nervy last 25 minutes.