"We restrained their three-pointers quite well, but didn't do enough on guarding against their fast breaks," said Henan coach Li Jianxin, while expressing his appreciation towards his players' team spirit.
Uruguay dominated Chile early at the Estadio Centenario but was in danger of being overrun in the second half. Alexis Sanchez canceled out Luis Suarez's penalty and the visitors threatened to score again before Maxi Gomez's stoppage-time strike.
"They [Ecuador] came at us without fear and it was difficult for us to play, but we were calm. In the first half we managed to get the ball back and if we had played more quickly, it would have been different, but it turned out like this, and we have to continue. It was important to get off to a winning start because all matches are going to be tough," he added.
JERUSALEM, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Czech Republic beat Israel 2-1 on the road on Sunday in Group B2 of the UEFA's Nations League.
Peru drew 2-2 with Paraguay in their opening South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) qualifier in Asuncion last Thursday. Brazil, meanwhile, routed Bolivia 5-0 in Sao Paulo.
A source from the Shaanxi sports bureau told Xinhua that Xi'an and its neighboring cities in Northwest China's Shaanxi province would host 100 marathon or half marathon events from September 2020 to May 2021. Enditem
Sheffield United's striker Oliver McBurnie could have made it 2-0 for the home team in the 79th minute but his promising header bounced off the crossbar of Dusan Kuciak's goal.
Scoring 10 points in the first quarter, Cao Junwei was a driving force as Shandong ended the quarter up 25-18.
Suga talked to Bach in a phone call soon after he took office last month, discussing ways to ensure the "success" of next year's rescheduled Tokyo Olympics.
After the loss, Tianjin, Hebei and Wuhan remained the last three teams on the table; they have not won a game since the season started.
The fixture will be played in Austria on November 14 at a yet-to-be confirmed venue, the Mexican Football Federation said in a statement on Sunday.