"I like beach volleyball more, and I can better control the ball. But it's still uneasy for us in a contest, because you will lose without effort," said Bai. "So I take skill trainings at least eight hours a day and stamina trainings three or four times a week."
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.
Lakers guard Danny Green missed a potential go-ahead 3-pointer, followed by a Markieff Morris turnover in the last minute, Heat guard Tyler Herro closed the game out for the Heat with a pair of free throws.
However, the Czechs took the lead after an embarrassing mistake by Israeli goalkeeper Ofir Marciano, who failed to control the ball on a simple return pass from teammate Joel Abu Hanna in the 14th minute.
Xi'an, home to the Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses, attracted 30,000 runners from 30 countries and regions to participate in its third marathon edition in 2019.
The Spanish go into the match on the back of a 0-0 draw in a friendly away to Portugal, which was far more entertaining than the scoreline suggests, and in which players such as Adama Traore and Dani Olmo showed the range of resources available to coach Luis Enrique.
"He has started treatment and physiotherapy. The next 24 hours will be important to see how his recovery will be. We'll evaluate him again before training [on Thursday] and we'll have a better idea then."
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.
In a finely balanced match, where the two teams saw the biggest lead of eight points, Ji missed a buzzer-beating three-pointer that could have secured Daqing's win in regulation time.
To support the delivery of the season, athletes have agreed to a uniform pay reduction of 15 percent with the exception of those already on minimum payments.
Next to the football pitch, two groups of volleyball players also showcased aggressiveness to take a lead in the volleyball court, raising gust of dust when they move. Liu Huan, the chief umpire of beach volleyball, also highly focused on the contest to ensure the result fairness.