Reports speak of growing unrest among players and coaching staff regarding their claim to sign new faces to help a tired team recover and shape an era of success.
Ibrahima Niane scored in the 71st minute to give Metz the lead, but midfielder Morgan Sanson's goal in stoppage time saved the game for the hosts.
World champion Yan Zibei took the crown in the men's 100m breaststroke in 59.07 seconds, with Wang Lizhuo from Heilongjiang and Yu Zongda from Hubei rounding out the top three.
Xinjiang center Han Xu made the most of her height to convert consecutive baskets. Her teammate Wang Lili followed in to score five points in a row, but Sichuan's Zhang stepped up to register 10 points in the first quarter.
There will be tension in Vitoria as Alaves looks to improve on a poor start that has brought just one point in four games under new coach Pablo Machin. They entertain Athletic Bilbao, who produced a dreadful display to lose 1-0 to a newly-promoted Cadiz side that played with nine men for almost 30 minutes on Thursday.
The 48-year-old former Huddersfield manager is said to have lost the locker room. Reports speak of him as a weak communicator and that he had gradually lost his players' trust.
"I always thought that one year it has to come. Especially when I won against such great players, I have big respect for both of them. I never played against Vika before. I watch her many times in the TV, even when I was not on the tour. When I was younger, I watched many of her matches," added the 26-year-old.
The three-day festival, that features horse racing, camel racing, archery, Mongolian wrestling and other events, attracted hundreds of participants from around the region.
GWM's move to set up its production base in Thailand kicked off in February this year when the company started negotiations with GM to acquire, under a signed binding term sheet, GM Thailand and GM Powertrain Thailand legal entities, which include the Rayong vehicle assembly and powertrain facilities.
Playing on the left of a line of three, which included Messi and Philippe Coutinho, Fati was unstoppable with his talent and pace, and displays like this show there could be life at the Camp Nou when Messi finally does leave next summer.
Liverpool piled on the pressure and Robertson made up for his earlier mistake when he controlled Trent Alexander Arnold's ball from the right before poking it past the Arsenal keeper.