After a goalless 120 minutes, Rodak became the hero of the match when he saved Alan Browne's penalty, and when teammate Matt Doherty hit the crossbar Slovakia were through.
"We are well aware of the fans' expectation and will fight to make them happen," Skocic was quoted as saying.
Fujian center Wang Qiuyi bagged a game-high 29 points, but it was not enough to stop her team from skidding.
"My players did a good job on defense and fast breaks," said Sichuan coach Pan Wei.
Star forward Luis Suarez, who plays for Atletico Madrid and only arrived in Montevideo from Spain on Monday night, was one of the last players to report for training.
CHENGDU, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- An early surge helped Sichuan outplay Henan 89-62 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Sunday.
Xinjiang's Han Xu finished with a team-high 19 points. Liu and Wang each had 17.
Despite showing some of the quality that made Barcelona reportedly pay Liverpool 145 million euros to sign him, Coutinho is not interested in attracting the spotlight.
"It's clear that they are better prepared than us, especially when you consider they have had more than 20 days to adapt to the altitude," Scaloni told a virtual news conference.
Gomez came off the bench in the 87th minute and struck six minutes later by controlling Francisco Sierralta's headed clearance with his chest and rifling a 20-yard shot into the bottom-left corner.
The club strengthened its defense this summer by signing Nathan Ake from Bournemouth and Ruben Dias from Benfica. The new signings and Aymeric Laporte's return from injury will push Garcia down the pecking order.