Sharjah's chances of progressing to the next round now hang on their ability to collect three points in the reverse fixture on Friday.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he believed Jota's arrival would give his team different options.
Gustavo Ferrareis restored the hosts' lead after Janderson's through ball but Souza put his team on level terms again by bundling home from close range.
Facing Jianye, 19-year-old Tan Kaiyuan tucked into the net for Evergrande's lead in the 32nd minute on a one-two with Luo Guofu.
Many Chinese netizens also showed understanding towards Lin's decision, while also speculating on his next move.
Lewandowski also expects to see Bayern's new arrival Leroy Sane moving up a gear after joining in from Manchester City.
"It [a return to international football] is a wish and a goal. I want to take it game-by-game and if the opportunity arrives I will be very happy. If it doesn't, I'll continue working hard so that I can be considered."
The teenage footballers lost their lives late Saturday when the vehicle they were traveling in was involved in the collision in the country's southern Ashanti region.
Jozwiak started his senior career for Lech Poznan in 2016 after coming through he club's youth academy. He made 104 appearances and scored 15 goals during his spell with Poznan from 2016 to 2020, including a brief loan to GKS Katowice in 2017. Enditem
"I want to tell you that I've decided not to return to the Beijing Ducks this year. It is the toughest decision that I've made in my life," Lin said in a video posted on Chinese social network Weibo.
His podium finish caught the eye of the officials of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), now renamed World Athletics, and he was selected to join their High Performance Training Centre in Dakar, Senegal.