"We cannot understand this ruling and this has left us in limbo," Rachier said. Enditem
The visitors caught a bright start to the second half though as Robin Quaison's perfectly timed through ball allowed Jean-Philippe Mateta to halve the deficit against the run of the game in the 48th minute.
Stage One involves 32 groups of four players, with the player who tops each group progressing to Stage Two.
Mateusz Klich reestablished Leeds' advantage from the spot in the 41st minute and the home side looked to be cruising after further goals from Patrick Bamford and a second from Helder, before further goals from Bobby Decordova-Reid and Mitrovic gave Leeds a nervy last 25 minutes.
Tomas Lapinskas, president of the Lithuanian Wusu Federation, told Xinhua that this year saw no participants from other countries due to COVID-19 quarantine requirements, with the youngest participant being five years old and the oldest around 60.
Hoffenheim dominated possession and produced more promising chances but Horn was on guard to deny Kramaric and Pavel Kaderabek in the 18th minute.
Calvert-Lewin's former side Sheffield United made a losing start to 2020-21, conceding two goals in the first six minutes as they went down 2-0 at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
On the other table on Friday, Stuart Bingham topped the group by winning three matches without losing any frames.
Capped seven times for Brazil's national team, Neves has also had spells with Fluminense, Flamengo and Germany's Hamburg over a career spanning more than 15 years.
The 23-year-old's displays last season earned him his first cap for Spain on September 6th as he started in his country's 4-0 UEFA Nations League win against the Ukraine.
Kurt Zouma completed the scoring on 66 minutes, as his low shot from a corner was deflected past the unfortunate Ryan.