"He worried that I had nowhere to go because everyone might be celebrating with family so he arranged for someone he knew to invite me to celebrate with his friend," Dong said.
Everton and Arsenal, both trying to secure new managers, meet in the early kickoff at Goodison Park. Bottom club Watford host Manchester United on Sunday.
"We also again reiterate our call for the leadership of the CSA board to accept accountability for the position in which cricket has been placed. We repeat our call for that leadership to step down," said Irish.
City have yet to beat the Spanish side with two draws and two defeats in their previous four meetings.
It happened to Liverpool in 1996-97 under Roy Evans, then again under Rafael Benitez in 2008-09 and most recently under Brendan Rodgers in 2013-14 and then again last season. The consensus is that it will not happen again this season.
Having been the youngest player to come through Wimbledon qualifying, 15-year-old Coco Gauff stunned five-time champion Venus Williams in the first round in straight sets, belying her ranking of 313.
Palace rallied and were back on level terms in the 75th minute when Zaha, collecting the ball on the left, turned Montoya inside out and then unleashed a powerful shot past helpless Brighton goalkeeper Mat Ryan.
He occasionally pops back to England to watch matches and stays up into the early hours to see United games on television in China.
From being third at Christmas during the 1996-97 Premier League season, the Dons have disappeared completely after they were moved to Milton Keynes. This meant a phoenix club was formed, starting deep in the belly of the non-league system, and they have risen to League One.
"The relationship between me and him - the relationship between him and all the Manchester United squad - was more like father and son," Dong said in Chinese, although he speaks and understands basic English.
Fourth at Christmas in 1995-96 and then again a decade later in the 2005-06 season, Spurs have come within touching distance of the Premier League and the Champions League, where they lost to Liverpool in the final this May. Pochettino, who took them so close to the sun, has since departed to be replaced by serial winner Jose Mourinho. Aside from Liverpool, they are most likely to end their trophy drought.
There is said to be a mood of deep disappointment in the palace following the announcement; senior members of the family are hurt as a result of the news.
The Ukraine forward wrote an open letter to Rayo's supporters denying any links to neo-Nazi groups but some fans still attended his first training session with a banner that read Vallecas was "not a place for Nazis."