A spokesperson for Everton FC said that "Bramley-Moore Dock's location within Liverpool's Unesco World Heritage Site and the Stanley Dock Conservation Area has been fundamental to how the project has been designed and planned."
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.
Instead, goals were scored at the other end of the pitch, as Lucas Tousart's foul on Sebastian Rode allowed Daichi Kamada to curl the subsequent free-kick into the path of Bas Dost, who nodded home from close range in the 36th minute.
Seven minutes later, Caio Lucas added his name to the scoresheet as Sharjah rounded off the scoring.
"The relationship with the players is excellent, it is important to have a dialogue with them," the 41-year old added.
Samaria said the players' fitness is not a cause for concern, as most of the players have been working out throughout the pandemic to ensure their fitness level.
As the match progressed, Wolfsburg assumed control and Joao Victor should have marked the opener but instead of beating Leverkusen custodian Lukas Hradecky with a well-placed shot, he tried to round Hradecky, who was on guard to defuse the situation in the 74th minute.
The league debut comes after another difficult week, which followed a complicated summer in the wake of Barca's 8-2 thrashing to Bayern Munich in the Champions League. That defeat saw Quique Setien sacked as coach and replaced by Koeman and led to a clear out of the dressing room, which has so far seen Ivan Rakitic, Arturo Vidal, Arthur Melo, Nelson Semedo and Luis Suarez all leave the club.
The remaining eight teams of the league will form the other group, to be based in Dalian, to fight off relegation, with the last to be relegated and the second to last set to vie for a berth for the next CSL season with the winner of the second-tier league. Enditem
Goodison Park, several kilometers away from Bramley-Moore Dock, has been Everton FC's home since 1892 and has a capacity of under 40,000. Enditem
Danny Ings put Southampton ahead after half an hour and Spurs looked slow until Son equalized after an assist from Harry Kane two minutes into first half injury time.