However, Bayern had the last laugh in the closing period after Maximilian Mittelstadt felled Lewandowski inside the box to concede a penalty. The Poland international stepped up and kept his nerves after beating Alexander Schwolow into the bottom left corner.
Peru head coach Ricardo Gareca has insisted he won't use the team's weakened squad as an excuse for any poor performances.
Zhengzhou, in Henan province, will again host the final ITTF event of the year after 2019, as the 2020 ITTF Finals will return to the Zhengzhou Olympic Sports Center from November 19 to 22.
The result has increased the pressure on Athletic Bilbao coach Gaizka Garitano, whose post-match comments that "the Primera Liga is difficult for us" was criticized by the fans.
James, 29, has also impressed in his opening three matches for Everton in the Premier League following his summer move from Real Madrid.
Slovan Bratislava was looking for its first triumph of the season on home ice, but a meager 22 shots and a single goal scored were not going to cut it.
Schalke showed their first vital sign of the game after the restart when Bozdogan unleashed a hammer on target, forcing Leipzig's goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi into action for the first time with 54 minutes into the match.
Shandong began to lose momentum after the interval, and Inner Mongolia scored many fast break points on turnovers. With a 30-point margin in hand before the last 10 minutes, Inner Mongolia met little challenge thereafter.
Matthaeus encouraged Schalke not to give up as 31 rounds of matches still remain.
Falcao, 34, has found his scoring touch for Galatasaray with three goals from the opening three rounds of the Turkish Super Lig.
After national team center Li Yueru's departure, Dilana was made to shoulder more responsibilities in the paint for Dongguan.