Her amazing shooting performance was highlighted by six 3-pointers from nine attempts, and her teammate Wang Haimei got 13 points. Shen Yi got a team-high 13 points for Dongguan and Hu Ke added 10.
Schalke showed their first vital sign of the game after the restart when Bozdogan unleashed a hammer on target, forcing Leipzig's goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi into action for the first time with 54 minutes into the match.
Although concerns are increasing among fans, as one of Germany's most prominent sides might fail to secure its first-tier participation for next season, the former teacher claimed to believe in the team's potential.
After national team center Li Yueru's departure, Dilana was made to shoulder more responsibilities in the paint for Dongguan.
Jose Bordalas' men now travel to play Real Sociedad - one of the most attractive sides in La Liga, but who have struggled for form at home since the return of football in June.
The match will be Iran's first game at the national level under the leadership of Dragan Skocic.
Restraining Shanghai to five points in the first quarter and 18 at the break, Xinjiang obviously found its winning key.
"I knew she was going to be aggressive. I knew that she's playing this way. Today it worked really well for her," Halep added. "At this level, nobody surprises anybody anymore because everyone has a big level and it depends on the day that you are."
Despite the return of the veteran duo, Colombia's squad also features a number of fresh faces, including uncapped Hertha Berlin striker John Cordoba and America de Cali goalkeeper Eder Chaux.
"She played unbelievable today and she was everywhere and she hit all the balls in a very strong, very powerful way," the world No.2 said after the match. "It was a little bit cold and I couldn't be at my best."
The three competitions will be staged in a 'bubble' which can provide the maximum safety for players and officials.