On September 22, Beijing time, in the game between Guoan and Qingdao, Guoan midfielder Augusto left due to injury. Guoan issued an official announcement after the game.
Guoan wrote in the official announcement: "Augusto's preliminary examination result is that the left biceps femoris tendon is strained. I wish him a speedy recovery and return to the field."
Earlier, according to reports from multiple reporters, Augusto missed the rest of the first stage due to injury and will return in the second stage.