Bratislava's talented young forward Samuel Bucek was the hero of the match, scoring the golden goal early in OT, his first of the season, after assisting on the tying goal in the second period. The team from Slovakia's capital climbed up two spots in the rankings to 7th place after the 3-2 OT victory.
The Spaniard booked his berth in the final earlier in the afternoon by a straight-set 6-3, 6-3, 7-6(0) win over 12-seeded Diego Schwartzman, taking revenge for his Rome quarterfinal loss to the Argentine.
"I didn't expect to take charge of the team at such an early stage. It arrived all of a sudden," she recalled. "But the team was at a crucial time, so I took it over."
Asensio looked back on the knee injury he suffered in pre-season in the summer of 2019, when he damaged his cruciate ligament.
Jia said the league has provided some much-needed competitive action for the "Steel Roses".
Turkey responded well and created two chances in quick succession through Efecan Karaca and Yusuf Yazici in the 15th minute.
The attacking midfielder is the top Serie A scorer this term with 12 goals from 13 outings, four more than second-placed Marinho of Santos.
BEIJING, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The Main Press Center (MPC) and International Broadcasting Center (IBC) will be integrated into the Main Media Center (MMC) during the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games.
BARRANQUILLA, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Colombia right-back Santiago Arias has thanked fans for their support after suffering a sickening lower leg injury during Colombia's 3-0 win over Venezuela here in their opening CONMEBOL 2022 World Cup qualifier.
Many young players burst into tears after the game, and Ji could not hold back her own.
Mikel Oyarzabal's 13th minute goal gave the Spaniards the win that means they have seven points from their opening three matches in the competition after previously drawing in Germany and beating the Ukraine (who they play again on Tuesday).