Marcos Alves broke the deadlock for Hebei in the 15th minute through a header after receiving Yin Hongbo's long pass.
In the Chengdu division, Beijing BSU, ranked eighth last season, edged off the Inner Mongolia Zhongyou 1-0. In the Jiangsu Derby, Taizhou Yuanda defeated Suzhou Dongwu 1-0.
Jiangxi dominated the game at the beginning as Andy Russel put the newly-promoted side ahead in the 10th minute through a close-range header.
Flick claims only to have 16 quality players, including the trouble-causing cases.
"I am satisfied with the defense but our performance in the attacking line was not good enough as our previous matches," Guangzhou's coach Fabio Cannavaro said. Enditem
R&F ran riot in the dying minutes as new sign Song Wenjie forced Ji Xiang to score an own goal in the 88th minute, four minutes before Chang Feiya scored the leveler with a volley.
The opening game in Ipurua is followed by the delayed match in Granada, which is a repeat of the last game of last season. That match saw Granada beat an Athletic side with nothing to play for 4-0 in order to qualify for Europe for the first time in the club's history.
"Before that, we had a situation with a spit from Di Maria," the Portuguese coach added.
Bremen took the reins from the starting whistle but had to wait until the 18th minute for their first opportunity when Theodor Gebre Selassie rattled the left post from five meters.
"Our players are not in good forms. We need to make adjustment before our next matchday," Xie added.
"We are now starting a new cycle with our feet on the ground and our head toward the stars. Mano Menezes, welcome," Bahia president Guilherme Bellintani said on Twitter.