The 33-year-old will play 17th seed Pablo Carreno Busta the round of eight. The Spaniard dispatched German qualifier Daniel Altmaier 6-2, 7-5, 6-2.
Shaanxi's Chen Yanyu registered a double-double of 29 points and 11 assists. Her backcourt partner Chen Xinlei pocketed 28 points.
Next up for Halep is another 19-year-old youngster, Iga Swiatek of Poland, whom Halep defeated in the round of 16 here last year.
The game will be held at Pakhtakor Central Stadium as a part of preparations for the remaining games of 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification.
On the Dongguan side, Shen Yi nailed 13 points, while Hu Ke added 10.
Head coach Oscar Tabarez also included Real Madrid's Federico Valverde, Barcelona's Ronald Araujo, Valencia's Maxi Gomez, Girona's Cristhian Stuani and Getafe pair Damian Suarez and Mauro Arambarri in his 23-man squad.
Five Dongguan players scored in the double-digits. Dilana Dilishati had 19 points and eight boards. Shen Yi scored 18 points and dished out eight assists.
Rangnick said clubs must count on advanced talent development to cushion themselves from the economic effects of the pandemic.
Falcao, 34, has found his scoring touch for Galatasaray this season with three goals from the opening four rounds of the Turkish Super Lig.
"We will always pay attention to the development of brilliant Chinese coaches, club management and youth talents, in order to contribute more for the long-term development of Chinese football," the club said.
"Chile is always a very difficult opponent. Every time a new qualifying tournament begins there are different expectations. I'm seeing some new faces and also a few old ones. There are several players that have already had a lot of international experience," he added. Enditem