Also on Saturday, Andre Villas-Boas' Marseille, still struggling for a win, was held by Metz 1-1 at home.
Elsewhere, last season's fourth-placed side Lazio enjoyed a 2-0 away win over Cagliari with goals from Manuel Lazzari and Ciro Immobile.
"This is the first major tournament in the last 11 months because of the epidemic. I know I can swim faster this time and want to see how fast I could be," said the bronze medalist of the world championships.
41-year-old Baum is expected to take over as soon as possible but at the latest before the following 14-day long league break due to the national team's games.
The 41-year-old coach was in charge of Bundesliga outfit Augsburg from December 2016 to April 2019, before coaching Germany's U-20 and U-18 national teams.
The Serbian, who is seeking his 18th grand slam title, will face Colombia's Daniel Elahi Galan in the next round.
African football's governing body announced the new licensing online platform would be launched in January 2021. Enditem
"The club has, and will continue to, follow all protocols relating to Covid-19 and Thiago will remain in self-isolation for the required period of time," informed the club.
Thanks to effective COVID-19 control measures, more and more companies began to regain their energy in the second half of 2020.
Liaoning followed Zhejiang tightly in the fourth set until Zhejiang strengthened the lead by scoring four points in a row. Wang Na took the set point with a service, then Liaoning gifted the victory to Zhejiang with a spiking error.
"We are continuing to see benefits from the forthcoming changes to the format of the World Championships Finals, which will be introduced from next year onwards, leading to more countries bidding from different regions of the world," said ITTF Deputy President Khalil Al-Mohannadi.