Meanwhile the arrival of the experienced Manuel Pellegrini at Betis promises the stability that has been missing at the club in recent seasons and that alone should improve a team that underperformed last time around.
Luneng pulled one goal back in the 85th minute as Evergrande's goalkeeper Liu Dianzuo's howler allowed Wu Xinghan to score a follow-up.
The visitors' efforts eventually paid off with 67 minutes gone as Hwang had sufficient space on the wing and squared to Poulsen, who made no mistake to double the lead with a well-placed shot into the top left corner.
With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, all the big international sports events including tennis came to a grinding halt early in the year.
The other three players are Argentine duo Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes, and goalkeeper Keylor Navas.
As the match progressed Leipzig increased the pressure and came close through Hwang and Lukas Klostermann.
Arm wrestlers compete during the 1st arm wrestling competition in the southern port city of Aden, Yemen, Sept.11, 2020. (Photo by Murad Abdo/Xinhua)
Meanwhile, Nuremberg were able to reduce the arrears in the closing stages when Phillipp Steinhart converted a penalty in the 79th minute.
Aris has reportedly negotiated with the 21-year-old forward for the upcoming season.
Braunschweig's strategy did not pan out as Berlin levelled the scores in the 65th minute through Peter Pekarik, who benefitted from Cunha's cut-back pass from inside the box.
Evergrande doubled the lead in the 69th minute with a stunning free kick from Ai, two minutes after his tap-in was ruled out due to off-side.