On the subject of individual statistics, Neymar is on the cusp of overtaking Ronaldo as Brazil's second-highest scorer, and he has the legendary Pele in his sights.
Elsewhere, Santos rallied late to secure a 3-2 win at Goais. Marcos Leonardo, Jefferson and Marinho were on target for the visitor while Vinicius Lopes and Victor Andrade scored for Goias.
Trencin entered the new season with a triumph thanks to a strong second period, scoring four goals and breaking its opponent Detva in the process.
Liverpool's defense was overrun for the entire 90 minutes at Villa Park with Ollie Watkins scoring a first half hat-trick, Jack Grealish scoring twice and John McGinn and, new arrival, Ross Barkley also getting in on the act.
Like Baum, pundits such as Lothar Matthaeus have discovered that the Royal Blues squad lacks the speed that modern football requires.
New arrival Pedro Rodriguez scored the winner after the break as the Spaniard unleashed a missile into the net with both power and precision.
Regarding Bayern's strategy, he said, the club's sports director Hasan Salihamidzic might have been surprised by the pandemic's effects.
"We haven't had an official game for quite a long time, thus leading to our huge anticipation towards it. All of us are excited about coming back on court," added China's national team center.
"Now we can play matches. Even without fans on site, we can feel satisfied back on court, so I cherish it pretty much," she noted.
Argentina will face Ecuador in Buenos Aires on Thursday and Bolivia in La Paz five days later.
The pair have not played for their country since the Cafeteros' penalty shootout defeat to Chile in the quarterfinals of last year's Copa America in Brazil.