Ibrahimovic had the chance to complete his hat-trick in the 63rd minute, but he ballooned the ball over the bar with the goalkeeper well beaten.
In other matches on Wednesday, Caracas secured a 2-1 home victory over Libertad, Defensa y Justicia won 2-1 at home to Olimpia and America de Cali were held to a 1-1 draw by Universidad Catolica. Enditem
The road so far has been far from easy, especially given the difficulties created by the global COVID-19 pandemic, which "brought an extra load and challenges" for the organizers, who spared no effort delivering on their promise of a 'green, inclusive, open and clean' Games.
Facing Shijiazhuang Ever Bright, Chongqing Dangdai Lifan was up by 2-0 in the first half, with goals from Adrian Mierzejewski and Alan Kardec.
Real Sociedad ruined Elche's return to the top flight as they won 3-0 in Elche's Martin Valero stadium, with all the goals coming in the second half.
Brighton produced a surprise as they won 3-0 away to Newcastle United. Neil Maupay scored twice in the opening seven minutes, the first from the penalty spot, and Aaron Connelly added a third with seven minutes left to play.
For over an hour, Sevilla managed to close the gaps in midfield and slow down Bayern's two-man driving force of Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka.
Viera bagged his second with a stunning free kick in the 56th minute, before Cedric Bakambu added the fifth in the 85th minute.
"We know that nobody can ignore the importance of Paolo, but we have to try replace him and the national team has responded," Gareca told reporters in a virtual press conference.
In Tuesday's statement, Fedefutbol asked its government to "start conversations" to facilitate international fixtures scheduled for October and November.
Both Tottenham and Newcastle have produced Jekyll and Hyde starts to the season, with Spurs losing to Everton and then scoring five away to Southampton, while Newcastle beat West Ham before being thrashed at home to Brighton and then netting seven in the Carabeo Cup. Given those records anything could happen when the two teams meet at White Hart Lane.