Although Jurgen Klopp's men were relentless, Arsenal had their chances and Alisson had to be at his best to twice deny Lacazette who had been put through on goal.
Following is the Mexico squad:
Despite the loss, Shanghai is still secure atop the Suzhou division.
The recent setback is reviving discussions about Favre's ability to create stability while the squad is accused of lacking robustness when facing determined opponents of lower class.
Messi was the center of attention at the start of the game after his attempt to leave the club over the summer and Friday's criticism of the decision to sell Luis Suarez to Atletico Madrid, but Fati was the hero of the game, scoring in the 15th and 19th minute and then winning a penalty to allow Messi to add a third in a thrilling first half performance.
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.
Maccabi will play their next game in Russia against CSKA Moscow on October 8, while Alba will host Bayern Munich in a German derby the next evening. Enditem
The contract of Karimi with Esteghlal has expired and he is a free agent at the moment. Enditem
Seventh seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic is also through after she overcame Jasmine Paolini of Italy 6-3, 6-3.
Maccabi's coach Ioannis Sfairopoulos said: "For us, it is very important that today Bender is more prepared because he comes from the NBA and that he is able to help the team". Enditem
Villarreal travels after an easy 3-1 win at home to Alaves and with strikers Paco Alcacer and Gerard Moreno both in excellent form after netting six goals between them in Villarreal's first four games of the season.