The result has increased the pressure on Athletic Bilbao coach Gaizka Garitano, whose post-match comments that "the Primera Liga is difficult for us" was criticized by the fans.
Alba had to limp off in the 74th minute and was replaced by new signing Sergino Dest, who played on the left of the Barca defense, despite being right-footed.
"We met some difficulties after our key players' departure," Dongguan coach Lin Yaosen admitted.
James' free kick was headed home by Yerry Mina on the stroke of halftime to put Everton back in front, before James rounded off an excellent individual display with two second-half goals.
The 17-year-old assist-giver remained in the thick of things as Reyna's through ball met Haaland, who drilled his brace from the edge of the box into the top left corner with 66 minutes played.
It was also the 96th victory at Roland Garros for the Spaniard, who is seeking a 20th Grand Slam title to equal Roger Federer's record.
According to the ITTF, both the Women's World Cup (November 8-10) and Men's World Cup (November 13-15) will be held in Weihai, east China's Shandong province.
Schalke then invited Leipzig for another goal in the closing stages as Matija Nastasic's handball caused a penalty. Halstenberg stepped up and converted the subsequent penalty to round off the 4-0 victory on home soil.
Ruben Dias made his debut for Manchester City, but Pep Guardiola's team still needs to improve in defense to have any chance of battling for the title.
"I'm very happy. It was a great match, I didn't make any mistakes. Casper is a really great player, very attractive to play, I think there were many good rallies, it was a good match from both of us," said the newly-crowned US open champion.
Bayern took the lead twice, but Hertha never gave up and rallied back before Lewandowski's fourth goal of the game secured all three points at home.