Bayern remains the league's flagship from an international perspective, the official underlined.
Jumbo Team's Van Aert produced a powerful sprint in the slight uphill finish to win by half a wheel ahead of Cees Bol and Sam Bennett.
Before the game, Dalian ranked seventh with six points in the eight-team division in northeastern China's Dalian city, while Henan, also on six points, sat at the bottom by virtue of their inferior goal difference.
Iran's match with Uzbekistan, previously set for September 7, has been rescheduled for October 8 in Tashkent's Bunyodkor Stadium.
Duplantis tried to challenge Sergei Bubka's 26-year-old outdoor record of 6.14 meters, but failed to continue after one unsuccessful attempt at 6.15 meters as darkness set in.
Bayern's success also proves football clubs can succeed at the highest level and follow reasonable financial procedures.
"These are needless deaths. Needless. We should be similar to most countries on the planet, and yet, we are an embarrassment, and a tragic embarrassment," Lurie added.
In the 65th minute, Dalian's Ke Zhao added a goal of his own and sealed the 4-0 victory.
"I was really focused each game and each point. Especially against top players, one point can make the difference. So I had to stay very calm and keep going," the world number 50 added.
In the other two clashes of the day, Hunan Hualai beat Zhejiang Energy to remain in third place, while Shenzhen Nankeda whitewashed Jiangsu in 5-0 to clinch their second win of the season. Enditem
Meanwhile, Spain lacked in penetration and failed to pose danger in front of Germany's goal.