The Viola fought back to restore the lead as Gaetano Castrovilli finished with a low-strike in the 57th minute, six minutes before Federico Chiesa finished from Franck Ribery's assist.
The top four of each group will play the second phase between October 16-December 12 in Suzhou.
Beijing's Qi Yu stepped up by contributing a game-high 19 points, including seven in the opening period.
Another game on Monday saw Tianjin take a 3-0 (25-17, 25-17, 25-17) victory over Fujian.
Autuori will be replaced by his assistant coach Bruno Lazaroni, who has yet to manage a senior professional team.
MADRID, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- A 65th minute goal from Vinicius Jr gave Real Madrid a 1-0 win at home to Real Valladolid in the fourth round of matches in La Liga on Wednesday night.
"We haven't played an official game for a long time, so players were kind of excited, and we transferred a lot of positive energy on the court," Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca noted.
Vinicius Paiva put the hosts ahead by tapping home just after halftime before Lucas Evangelista equalized with a long-range effort.
Reports about Javi Martinez, Mickael Cuisance and Alexander Nuebel possibly leaving after Thiago Alcantara, Ivan Perisic and Philippe Coutinho have already left don't make the situation easier for Hasan Salihamidzic.
QINGDAO, China, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Zhang Yufei, the national record holder of the women's 100m freestyle, only managed a silver medal in the event at the Chinese national swimming championships here on Monday, as rookie Yang Junxuan, 18, was 0.02 seconds faster.
However, it was Liverpool who added a third to seal the game thanks to new signing Jota, who scored 10 minutes after making his debut after another cross from the right.