Shanghai guard Peng Szu-Chin hobbled off the court, seemingly through a strain, just one minute into the second half. Without one of its main scorers, Shanghai could not catch up on the offensive end as Xinjiang pulled away through the backcourt combo Wang Siyu and Wang Lili's efforts.
Inner Mongolia put on a ferocious 17-2 run midway through the second quarter and enlarged their advantage to 21 points at the end of the first half.
The Cafeteros boss had words of support for Bayer Leverkusen full-back Santiago Arias, who was taken from the pitch on a stretcher after suffering a horrific ankle injury in the first half.
The home side broke the deadlock in the 18th minutes as Bryan Cristante steered his header into the net off Jack Bonaventura's corner.
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Chinese women's football legend, Sun Wen has been Wang's idol since she was a little girl. Inspired by the "Steel Rose", Wang fell in love with sports and was urged to play football by her P.E. teacher when she was in third grade.
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.
In last year's campaign, Loew's team only escaped relegation after the top group was extended.
"It will be hard as it's our third game in just a few days, but we are prepared for that. Bit by bit we are getting into our best shape and I'm ready for whatever they need," he concluded. Enditem
"We are focused on developing a tool box of COVID countermeasures for every possible scenario," he said, adding that "encouraging development of rapid testing and vaccines give us good reason for cautious optimism."
Tianjin's Zhao Fangxin wasted three free throws to tie the game when they trailed at 76-79 in overtime.