"We executed everything that we prepared as regards to defense except that we still struggled with defensive rebounds. In the second half, we didn't adjust properly to their zone defense," said Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca. Enditem
"We didn't execute as we prepared. Some players didn't respond well," rued Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca.
"I told them to fight until the end no matter when leading or trailing. All efforts have paid off now," she said. Enditem
The Cafeteros boss had words of support for Bayer Leverkusen full-back Santiago Arias, who was taken from the pitch on a stretcher after suffering a horrific ankle injury in the first half.
Chen Meng (L) of Shandong and Wang Manyu of Heilongjiang react during the women's doubles final match against Sun Yingsha of Hebei and Wang Yidi of Liaoning at the 2020 Chinese National Table Tennis Championships in Weihai, east China's Shandong Province, Oct. 10, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhu Zheng)
"I would like to urge my fellow supporters to adhere to all preventative measures that will be outlined for us. Reaching this time, it is so obvious that almost everyone is aware of the dangers of COVID-19. Therefore everyone is expected to be responsible," he said.
Although Valencia have had a reasonably bright start to the campaign with two wins, two defeats and a draw to kick off the season, their 2-0 home defeat to Betis last Saturday highlighted the club's shortcomings.
The forward missed most of last season after knee surgery and although he was able to return after the break for the coronavirus, another knee injury interrupted his start to the new season.
The clash will be a replay of the 2019 Copa America final, which Brazil won 3-1 at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
The 3,140-ton span was placed between pier-4 and pier-5, Dewan Abdul Quader, a senior Bangladeshi engineer of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project, told Xinhua.
The Liverpool forward struck again just after the interval when he slotted a close-range shot past Carlos Lampe following Neymar's slide-rule pass.