Shandong trimmed the deficit to four points midway through the last quarter, but could not get closer afterwards.
Sacking Loew before the Euro tournament next summer seems not an option as the coach's efforts are jeopardized by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, the outcome of the Nations League campaign and the 2021 tournament might deliver answers about Loew's future. Enditem
Atletico Madrid forward Luis Suarez had given the hosts the lead from the penalty spot at Estadio Centenario after a Sebastian Vegas handball just before halftime.
Wu Tongtong got 21 points, Yu Dong scored 16 points while Zhao Zhifang added 13 for Shanxi.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Goals from either side of halftime from Roberto Firmino helped Brazil to a 5-0 defeat of Bolivia in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifier here on Friday.
Iga Swiatek of Poland kisses the trophy during the awarding ceremony after the women's singles final against Sofia Kenin of the United States at the French Open tennis tournament 2020 at Roland Garros in Paris, France, Oct. 10, 2020. (Xinhua/Gao Jing)
CHENGDU, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Sichuan never trailed throughout the game before outplaying Fujian 89-63 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Thursday.
Schumacher Junior is determined to make a name for himself, instead of living on behalf of his prominent name.
During the match of Group 2 in League C held at Estonia's national stadium A. Le Coq Arena, Estonia's Marten Kuusk scored an own goal only three minutes into the game.
Brazil will now turn their focus to their next qualifier against Peru in Lima on Tuesday while Bolivia will confront Argentina in La Paz the same day.
Meanwhile, the AFA said Sevilla midfielder Marcos Acuna continued to train separately from the main squad after suffering a hamstring injury against Ecuador at La Bombonera.