"We played well at the start, and executed as planned at both ends, which gave us an upper hand in the first half. But back from the locker room, we didn't put enough pressure on them in defense and do well in transition," Beijing coach Zhang Yunsong noted.
SYDNEY, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The 2020 Women's National Basketball League (WNBL) season will be contested entirely in a north Queensland hub from November this year, Basketball Australia announced on Friday.
Brazil and Peru last met in the 2019 Copa America final, when the Selecao prevailed 3-1 at Rio's Maracana stadium. Enditem
After a disappointing draw in the friendly against Turkey, Joachim Loew's team seems to have lost the nimbus of a team standing for commitment and efficiency.
A pair of free throws from Guo extended Hebei's advantage to 10 points midway through the second quarter.
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh and Anthony McGill both received a bye to the second round. Enditem
He continued his rich vein of form for Uruguay on Thursday, playing one of his best matches for his country to date as La Celeste beat Chile 2-1 in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifier in Montevideo.
Xinjiang's Han Xu finished with a team-high 19 points. Liu Tongyi and Wang Lili each had 17.
Regarding the notable absences of some players from both teams, Godin added that "we are not going to hide that we have very important absences who are benchmarks for the national team, but we have a lot of new teammates who are coming with freshness, desire, enthusiasm."
"We played very well [against Bolivia] and created a lot of chances to score, which is what is expected of the national team," the Liverpool player said.
The Everton midfielder showed glimpses of quality, particularly in the first half, but faded before being replaced by Steven Alzate in the 74th minute at Estadio Metropolitano.