Farias will be without key names from Bolivar and Jorge Wilstermann after officials from both clubs asked that their players be released from national duty to concentrate on the Copa Libertadores, South America's top club competition.
The river-crossing competition was one of the activities of the 2020 Liuzhou International Water Carnival.
Buckling up their defense and increasing ball movement in transition, Sichuan began to gain ground in the second quarter. After Shao Ting's three-point play with 5:57 left, they turned the game around at 30-28 before going into halftime up 41-39.
"The Porto footballer is prevented from joining the squad due to the protocols and sanitary regulations established by local authorities in Portugal," read an FCF statement.
On the men's side, 12-time Roland Garros winner Rafael Nadal continued his run after dropping only four games to complete a 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 win over American youngster Sebastian Korda, son of 1998 Australian Open winner Petr Korda. Enditem
With starters back on court in the third quarter, Shanxi pushed the lead back to double digits on Wu Tongtong's three-pointer with 2:50 remaining before going up 63-56 heading toward the final 10 minutes.
Cordoba has scored two goals in three Bundesliga matches this season following his September move from FC Koln.
In other Brazilian top-flight fixtures on Saturday, Gremio drew 1-1 at home to Internacional while Corinthians drew 0-0 at Bragantino. Enditem
Boulaye Dia levelled in the 66th minute to clinch the second point for Reims this season.
It was Flamengo's first victory in Brazil's top flight since they overcame local rival Fluminense 2-1 on September 9.
Domenec Torrent's men are now fourth in the 20-team standings, three points behind leader Atletico Mineiro.