"We didn't show clear tactics in defense, giving many baskets to their key players and losing many rebounds in the last quarter," he noted. Enditem
"We are in a difficult situation and through a low ebb. We trained 20 days before the season kicked off, and many young players didn't partner with me. They said they were afraid of this."
"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."
The second half saw Wuhan play a more dominant game against the defending champions. In the 57th minute, Beatriz Zaneratto Joao dribbled through the defense and beat the goalkeeper, extending Wuhan's lead to 2-0. Jiangsu suffered another heavy blow in the 65th minute as defender Zhai Qingwei conceded an own goal in the face of Chawinga's tackle.
Sichuan led 42-22 in paint points, and scored 15 points in fast breaks.
It was third time lucky for the forward, who had been called up for former Spain coach Roberto Moreno, but pulled out the squad due to injury. He was avoided from making international debut again in this September because of a false coronavirus positive test result.
Falcao, who is Colombia's all-time leading scorer with 34 goals in 89 matches, has not represented his country since the penalty shootout defeat to Chile in the Copa America quarterfinals 15 months ago.
ACCRA, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The Black Stars of Ghana Friday lost to the Eagles of Mali 3-0 in an international friendly in Antalya, Turkey.
TOKYO, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said on Monday that the Tokyo Olympic Games will be held under any circumstances the world will face next summer.
"I am of course disappointed as we grabbed the lead three times yet we shared the spoils. We talked about this issue in the past and we will have to talk about it again," said Germany coach Joachim Low.
"People around felt tired of shooting, but I love it," she said.