In the other game in the Chengdu division, Taizhou Yuanda beat Beijing BSU 2-0, and Inner Mongolia Zhongyou defeated Beijing Renhe 2-1.
The Wolves took a hard-earned win and are now one victory away from booking their berth in the Europa League's group stage, as ten-man Desna were unable to cause surprise.
The 28-year-old will travel to Sao Paulo to undergo a medical on Wednesday after the clubs agreed to financial terms, the Globo Esporte news outlet said on Tuesday.
"Our organization regrets the inconvenience that the suspension of the match may cause to the Mexican football federation (Femexfut) and thanks them for their willingness and patience in recent days," read the Fedefutbol statement.
"As hard as it was to come to this conclusion, I have so much to look forward to in 2021, including the Olympics. I want to use this time to focus on my game so I can come back stronger and better than ever.
In addition, a packed game schedule involving nine games in 38 days comes with his concerns about facing the 2020 Spanish Euro League winner in the Hungarian capital of Budapest, one of Europe's COVID-19 hotspots.
Uruguay will meet Chile in Montevideo and Argentina face Ecuador in Buenos Aires in other opening day fixtures.
Brazilian news outlet O Globo said former Atletico Madrid duo Diego Ribas and Filipe Luis were among the players to test positive. Others were Chile international right-back Mauricio Isla, winger Bruno Henrique, forward Michael Delgado and defender Matheuzinho, the report added.
Omar Al Soma (R, front) of Al Ahli Saudi FC vies with Farshid Esmaeili(L, front) of Esteghlal FC during the AFC Asian Champions League group A football match between Esteghlal FC of Iran and Al Ahli Saudi FC of Saudi Arabia in Doha, capital of Qatar, Sept. 23, 2020. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)
Shanghai dominated the second half with several scoring chances. Hulk hit the post twice but couldn't find his second goal of the match.
Colin Chong, Everton FC's stadium development director noted that "the people of this city and region have helped shape our plans throughout this project. As we enter the conclusion of the planning phase of the project, our submission is the culmination of a significant amount of work and extreme care that ensures our stadium proposals not only enhance Bramley-Moore Dock but also the surrounding area. This is a once in a generation opportunity to make a difference to the future of our city."