Juve went a player down in the 62nd minute as Adrien Rabiot was sent off after collecting his second yellow.
Although Liaoning got the set point first at 24-21, the consecutive errors in their front row let Zhejiang pull one set back.
The Serbian, who is seeking his 18th grand slam title, will face Colombia's Daniel Elahi Galan in the next round.
Liverpool issued a statement saying he has "tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently self-isolating according to the necessary guidelines."
In other fixtures on Wednesday, River Plate won 2-1 at home to Sao Paulo, Palmeiras routed Bolivar 5-0 in Sao Paulo, Independiente Medellin won 2-0 in Caracas, Racing beat Nacional 2-1 in Montevideo, Estudiantes drew 2-2 at Alianza Lima and Barcelona SC won 2-0 at Junior Barranquilla. Enditem
After the goalless draw, Luneng finished the first session of the league sitting in a third out of eight in Dalian division standings. The season league title favorite will try to reach the CSL semifinals in two legged playoff against Beijing Guoan in October.
Among fans and pundits, it seems common sense that Bayern's current squad is too small to talk about new titles. Top European sides are said to keep an eye on Flick despite his until 2023 running contract as the shooting star has proved his outstanding qualities.
As rumors speak of Bayern having lost the race for their main right-back target Sergino Dest (Ajax) against Barcelona due to a better offer from the Spaniards, tensions have increased around the reigning German champions.
Neuer became goalkeeper of the year, fellow Bayern player Joshua Kimmich was chosen as best defender, while De Bruyne won the prize for the best midfielder. Enditem
Shanghai managed to turn a six-point deficit after the first quarter into a 10-point lead at the end of the first half, and never looked back afterwards.
The undersized Fujian blockers found it hard to stop Shanghai's high-flying spiker Zhang Yichan soon after the start of the first set.