Despite being winless so far this season, Wuhan coach Li Xin would rather see some improvement from her young players.
Playing with bench players on the court, Sichuan didn't surrender its advantage, extending it to 25 points at the break.
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh and Anthony McGill both received a bye to the second round. Enditem
KIEV, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Germany secured its first-ever UEFA Nations League win after beating Ukraine 2-1 here on Saturday.
"We didn't show enough of a tough mentality compared with last game, but made timely adjustments at halftime," Zhang noted.
Caputo extended the lead five minutes later as the 33-year-old collected his maiden goal on Cristiano Biraghi's through ball.
"Today, he is unable to train. We will wait until tomorrow [Friday] to give a definitive answer to [head coach] Tite."
"A professional player's career could be short, but in this way, football will always be a part of my life," she said.
The hosts thought they had opened the scoring with just seven minutes played but Julian Draxler's goal from very close range was ruled offside by the referee.
Many young players burst into tears after the game, and Ji could not hold back her own.
Slovakia coach Hapal made nine changes to his roster compared to the match against Ireland and it showed.