"The quality of our defense slumped in the second quarter, and they pulled away from the match. We can be better than this," Fujian coach Gong Songlin commented. Enditem
The host squandered a promising chance after Axel Witsel failed to make the most out of Reyna's cutback pass into the penalty area.
"After a tight first half, we did well on defense and rebounds in the second half," Xinjiang coach Gao Fengjuan explained.
A fierce battle ensued in the final 10 minutes. Zhang Ru made a three-pointer as Henan pulled the score back to 68-72 heading to the final minute, but they could not complete the comeback, as Shanxi sealed the win with free throws.
In the match between Wuhan and Beijing, Beatriz Zaneratto Joao gave Wuhan an early 1-0 lead as she stole the ball from a Beijing defender and hit the ball into the net in the 3rd minute. Wang Xinxin helped Wuhan extend the lead in the 14th minute as she lobbed a pass that flew straight into the net, catching the keeper off guard.
TEHRAN, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Persepolis booked a place in the 2020 AFC Champions League final after beating Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia in a penalty shootout on Saturday.
James, 29, has also impressed in his opening three matches for Everton in the Premier League following his summer move from Real Madrid.
"From last year until now I have been frustrated and yearn for the restart of mass sports events," said Zhu after he finished swimming about 1,000 meters across the Liujiang River on Friday.
The AFA said Udinese goalkeeper Juan Musso had also been cut from the squad because of a knee injury suffered while training on Monday.
With the result, Dortmund now sits third in the table, whereas Freiburg suffered its first defeat and slipped to the 11th spot.
Han Xu got 13 points and 10 rebounds for Xinjiang who had another four players scoring in the double-digits. Enditem