Brighton hit the woodwork five times during the game before Maupay turned from hero to villain when Harry Maguire's header following a corner hit his outstretched arm in the last action of the game.
The significance of completing the whole first stage with no one from the closed living and training zone testing positive for the coronavirus cannot be understated. It should be noted that the Dailian Division even faced the threat of a local epidemic outbreak.
Both teams created and missed chances in the first half and made life a little easier in the season, with no one breaking the deadlock.
Miguel Angel Russo's men are now four points clear at the top of the Group H standings, with one match remaining before the knockout rounds.
The single-leg match was played behind closed doors in the central city of Petah Tikva, after Beer Sheva's Turner stadium in southern Israel was closed in June due to structural concerns.
"It's an unfortunate incident, Mokua was heavily attacked by the hippo while on his training session on Monday evening. If it wasn't for his training partner who rushed to his rescue, it could have been a different story," athletics coach Francis Kamau told Xinhua on Tuesday.
While the club seems to have hit rock bottom after a devastating season opening with two defeats and a -10 goal difference.
The solution gives the financially troubled Schalke the chance to renew its coaching staff with a considerable investment. To attract the big coaching names seems a thing of the past.
The Serb frequently used drop shots throughout the game, just as he did during his Rome title run last week.
A winless run of 18 games from the end of last season seems to endanger the club's future more than ever before if the right steps aren't made now.
Considering Borussia's crash happening as early as on season matchday 2, a defeat against Bayern might cause further trouble.