While the club seems to have hit rock bottom after a devastating season opening with two defeats and a -10 goal difference.
Meanwhile, the 2-0 defeat against underdogs FC Augsburg showed that Dortmund hasn't solved the problems that have accompanied the side over recent years.
Fujian was in lead in the start of the first set. However, Tianjin retook the advantage after scoring five points in a row. Fujian's frequent errors in receiving allowed Tianjin to a win.
Only some excess baggage problems may have affected Manuel Neuer (goalkeeper of the year award), Joshua Kimmich (defender), Robert Lewandowski (forward), and Hansi Flick (coach) on their way back to Germany after winning most of UEFA's season awards.
The Italian rising star ripped 11 games in a row to defeat the Belgian for the second time in as many head-to-head meetings.
Fujian had managed a 4-1 start in the third set but Jiangsu quickly overtook the lead and extended it to 15-10.
"He is taking his medical test and he still has to sign his contract," commented Koeman, who said that although he would "rather not talk" until the youngster had put pen to paper, "we are going to have a young full back. He will have to compete with other defenders, but he is young and has played in the Champions League and I am certain he will be very useful."
In the Changzhou division, 10-man Changchun Yatai came from behind to beat Sichuan Jiuniu 3-1.
Also on Wednesday, 23-time Grand Slam winner and No. 6 seed Serena Williams was forced to pull out of the French Open ahead of her second round match against Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova because of an Achilles injury.
The 48-year-old former Huddersfield manager is said to have lost the locker room. Reports speak of him as a weak communicator and that he had gradually lost his players' trust.
JIANGMEN, China, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai defeated Liaoning 3-0 (27-25, 25-14, 25-19) in the quarterfinals here on Wednesday, advancing into the last four at the Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship.