The first 45 minutes were entertaining, but after the break Barca began to look fatigued. Ronald Koeman made several changes, bringing Francisco Trincao, Pedri and Miralem Pjanic into the action, while Sergino Dest made his debut for the injured Jordi Alba. Despite Trincao having a late shot saved, Barca didn't do enough to win, while Sevilla looked happy with a point.
On the Shandong side, Yang Hengyu contributed 16 points, while Qiao Yanzi added 12.
"They played great and showed their value on the court, which led to our victory," Li commented.
Amaju Pinnick, the NFF president, said with the appointment of a new head coach, he's confident that the new technical crew would take the women's team to brand new heights.
"We haven't played for a long time. We played a bit tight today, but took our chance at last," said Shanxi coach Li Ge.
Although only ranked No. 357 in the world, the 19-year-old Burel has proved herself in junior competitions as the Rennes-born rising star reached two Grand Slam Junior finals and won the silver medal at the Youth Olympic Games in 2018, when she became the junior world No. 1.
"They're the best team in the league, and proved it today," said Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca. Enditem
Shandong began to lose momentum after the interval, and Inner Mongolia scored many fast break points on turnovers. With a 30-point margin in hand before the last 10 minutes, Inner Mongolia met little challenge thereafter.
The AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Committee said, "Alkasir violated Article 58.1 of the AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Code (2019 Edition)."
Facing Tianjin, Jiangsu set the tone in the first quarter with a 29-7 run, letting its reserves finish off a 106-59 win.
Hao joined Guangzhou Evergrande for study under world-class coach Marcello Lippi after managing the Chinese women's national team from 2012 to 2015. He was appointed the executive coach of the Chinese Olympic men's team, but his side failed in pursuit of a ticket to the Tokyo Olympics.