Brazil will face Bolivia in Sao Paulo on Friday and Peru in Lima next Tuesday.
"We can see the improvement from our players in terms of their game mentality," Tianjin coach Liu Hao commented.
Matthias Ginter scored the opener for Germany after a fine cross from Antonio Ruediger, while Leon Goretzka capitalized on a mistake by keeper Georgiy Bushchan to head the ball into the net.
Gallardo has now scored 13 times and provided three assists in 14 Serie A matches this season.
He said he did not feel daunted by Brazil's rich history of right-sided defenders, such as Carlos Alberto, Cafu and Dani Alves.
Most Valuable Player in the regular season, finals and All-stars, Ji almost claimed every individual honor, but on the collective level, she dreamed of winning the championship.
"I was expecting another level of play, something else, but it's normal. We haven't played for a year," the six-time Ballon d'Or winner said. "It's the anxiety of the first game. The important thing is to keep growing as we have done since the  Copa America.
Colombia's clash with Venezuela at Estadio Metropolitano will be followed by another qualifier against Chile in Santiago next Tuesday. Enditem
However, the Czechs took the lead after an embarrassing mistake by Israeli goalkeeper Ofir Marciano, who failed to control the ball on a simple return pass from teammate Joel Abu Hanna in the 14th minute.
Now the top two seeds - Djokovic and Nadal - will face each other, which would offer big stakes for both sides to seek for.
PARIS, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- In a year change, one thing remains constant at Roland Garros, where Rafael Nadal is always the winner.