"It's even more difficult now in these strange times, having to play without fans. It's not easy to play against Bolivia in the altitude of La Paz. The qualifying rounds are complicated and whoever thinks this will be easy is wrong," he added. Enditem
The Paris Saint-Germain forward provided two assists and showed no signs of the back injury that forced him to miss Brazil's last two training sessions before the match at Corinthians Arena.
The second quarter was contested more fiercely, with many body contacts and fouls. Fujian managed a three-point advantage at half-time.
Solomon Kverkvelia (R) of Georgia vies with Vitali Lisakovich (C) of Belarus during the UEFA European Championship 2020 qualifying round between Georgia and Belarus in Tbilisi, Georgia, Oct. 8, 2020. (Photo by Tamuna Kulumbegashvili/Xinhua)
The disruption to the 2020 F1 season caused by the COVID-19 pandemic meant the Eifel Grand Prix was a late addition to the calendar, with F1 returning to the Nurburgring for the first time since 2013.
Shanghai left Dongguan with no chance from start to finish, leading seven points at halftime, and managed to maintain its double-digit lead for the most of the second half. Center Zhang Zhiting scored 17 points off the bench. Huang Jing contributed 16 points.
"I think I'm still same clay player as I was before, but I just think that I kind of find those conditions here and I'm still mentally tough," said Kvitova. "I played indoor, outdoor, sun, wind, whatever. But everything I was there, I think eight years ago, kind of same."
"My players did a good job on defense and fast breaks," said Sichuan coach Pan Wei.
In a hard-fought second set, Kenin failed the first time when serving for the match in the 10th game, but completed the job given the other opportunity in the 12th.
Firmino scored twice as Brazil opened their South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) qualifying campaign with a 5-0 rout of Bolivia in Sao Paulo on Friday. Peru drew 2-2 in their first match against Paraguay in Asuncion on Thursday.
MADRID, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Joshua Cheptegei broke the world record in the men's 10,000 meters in Valencia on Wednesday while Letsenbet Gidey also set the new record for women's 5,000m.