Despite the Azzurri's request to postpone the game, the Serie A league enforced the rule that as long as a team has 13 players available including a goalkeeper, the game can go ahead.
"But I take it as a very positive thing. I am playing quite well to win against a player like Stefano today with this score.
Simona Halep of Romania hits a return during the women's singles 4th round match between Simona Halep of Romania and Iga Swiatek of Poland in the French Open tennis tournament 2020 at Roland Garros in Paris, France, Oct. 4, 2020. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)
Xinjiang registered a balanced stat sheet in offense with five players scoring in the double figures, led by Han Xu's 13 points and 10 rebounds.
"They're the best team in the league, and proved it today," said Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca.
Everton playmaker James Rodriguez and Galatasaray striker Radamel Falcao will return to the international fold for Colombia's qualifiers against Venezuela and Chile.
Third seed Elina Svitolina cruised past 27th-seeded Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-4, 7-5 to advance to the next round. Argentinian qualifier Nadia Podoroska extended her stunning run on clay after the restart of the season, as the 23-year-old dispatched Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 6-3, 6-2 to become the first Argentinian women's player to reach the fourth round in Paris since 2011. ■
Jorginho scored two penalties in the 78th and 82nd minutes to assure a comfortable win in the best performance by Frank Lampard's side this season.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Shooting 45.8 percent from 3-point range, Zhejiang sailed past Dongguan 84-68 in Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) here on Saturday.
The Czech player found rhythm just in time to win nine consecutive games to finally secure her 90th career main draw victory on clay.
Hao, former assistant coach and technical director of Luneng, will be the club's new head coach.