The title is the 27-year-old Thiem's first Grand Slam trophy after three previous defeats in finals of tennis majors.
Following Wednesday's clash, the stadium will not stage another game until September 28, when Fluminense host Coritiba in the Brazilian Serie A.
Even though it is only the first game of the campaign, both teams will be desperate to kick off with three points.
Around 800 fans witnessed the opening ceremony and the opening match. Newly promoted Chengdu Xingcheng Habitat beat Beijing Renhe 3-2 to bag a winning start.
Brighton coach Graham Potter earned praise for his style of football and Adam Lallana's arrival from Liverpool should add guile in midfield, while Crystal Palace remain in the safe but unspectacular hands of Roy Hodgson and their future could depend on what happens with want-away striker Wilfred Zaha.
Florian Kohfeldt's men gained momentum after the restart as Selke's header hit the crossbar in the 47th minute.
Ruichang Biyuan edged Jiangsu Weikeduo 4-1 to rank second in the table, while the third-placed Hunan Hualai also enjoyed a convincing victory, beating Anhui Souyu 5-0. Enditem
Guoan broke the deadlock in the 30th minute as the ball fell for Zhang Yuning after a series of ricochets, who turned around and finished with a low-strike.
"We have lost quality with Ivan Perisic and Philippe Coutinho and need to replace that to face this season's challenges," Flick said. Enditem
Although the process is quite tough, the Asian junior record holder still firmly believes that he can return to his best form soon.
Masters said: "We know that there are millions of fans in China who would like to watch Premier League matches as usual and we are seeking solutions to solve the problem. We need to make the right decision and we are trying to find the best solution."