Uruguay will meet Chile in Montevideo and Argentina face Ecuador in Buenos Aires in other opening day fixtures.
"I have no regrets of what I've done, whatever anyone else has said, that's up to them. I know my opinion of myself and my family knows exactly what I am, so that's all I'm worried about," he commented. Enditem
Messi's fresh attack comes after he was forced into a U-turn following his request to leave Barca this summer, but issued a communique accusing club President, Josep Maria Bartomeu of going back on his promise to allow him to leave.
The top four teams at the end of the qualifying tournament will automatically earn a World Cup berth. The fifth-ranked side will advance to an intercontinental playoff over two legs.
The WTT Champions Series will also see players battling for prize money and ranking points in their attempt to reach the WTT Cup Finals.
Huanghai got the opener in the 37th minute when Gao Xiang headed in left-back Yang Yu's cross.
A few weeks ago, Union Berlin striker Sebastian Polter was suspended following a corona-based wage dispute.
Reports also speak of Sergino Dest as Bayern's target to gain a backup up for the right-back position. The Ajax defender is said to be on Barcelona's list as well. Enditem
It is likely the team will play in Europe during the November window, possibly using European-based players only, according to local media. There is also the possibility of a December camp as well as a January camp. Enditem
Peng Xinli broke the deadlock in the 37th minute as the midfielder burst into the box and prodded into the net from close range.
Despite the likely return of some familiar faces, Queiroz hinted at possible surprises in his squad.