The French champions will kick off the continental campaign at home against Manchester United on October 20.
"We mainly worked on guarding their three-pointers, also doing well on 3-pointers and rebounds on our own," Dongguan coach Lin Yaosen commented.
In the first set, Shandong and Tianjin traded leads from the offset. After Shandong's Sun Jie left the court through injury, Tianjin leveled the score 15-15 and then took the set 25-21.
MONTEVIDEO, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Luis Suarez said Monday that Uruguay has the depth to cover the absence of Edinson Cavani in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Ecuador.
Argentina will face Ecuador in Buenos Aires on Thursday and Bolivia in La Paz five days later.
The second set was filled with breaks as both players failed to hold their serves from the 6th to the 11th game. Zhang served to win in the 10th game but was broken by her French opponent. However, when the chance appeared again in the 12th, Zhang didn't miss it and wrapped up the victory with a flawless love game.
"I am looking forward to getting to know my new team, hopefully very soon," said Struber. "We want to pursue very ambitious goals together and develop steadily. The challenge of working in MLS makes me proud and gives me massive motivation for a big opportunity." Enditem
Dortmund pressed forward but had to wait until the 31st minute before the good build-up work and pass into the box from Giovanni Reyna allowed Haaland to break the deadlock with a hammer from close range.
Insufficient defense marked by only 29 rebounds compared to 53 by the visitor proved to be the key element that led to Handlova's second defeat and put it at the bottom of the rankings.
BERLIN, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Leipzig extended Schalke's winless run to overall 19 games after paving the way for the win with three first-half goals in the third round of the Bundesliga on Saturday.
"We didn't perform well in the first quarter. We had a tough start, but ultimately took our chance," Shaanxi coach Jiang E'Ying reflected.