Slovan Bratislava was looking for its first triumph of the season on home ice, but a meager 22 shots and a single goal scored were not going to cut it.
Tianjin maintained its tactical structure, and overwhelmed its opponent with a 14-2 run in the third set.
The South American zone's 2022 World Cup qualifiers had been scheduled to begin in late March but were postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
"We didn't deal well with some details in the first half and conceded many errors," added the Chinese international.
While Ajax failed to create any more chances in its hunt for the equalizer, Ramon-Pascal Lundqvist hit the post on the other side. In the final minutes Ajax came close to a goal with both Dusan Tadic and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar hitting the post. The result is the first defeat for Ajax this season after three wins in its first three matches.
As opposed to early sluggishness last game, Xinjiang heated quickly into the game with a 10-0 surge on Shanghai's consecutive turnovers, before Bao Meng's jumper snapped Shanghai's scoring drought over six minutes. Xinjiang set up a 10-point cushion as the first quarter ran out.
"As a young team, playing against such a strong team as Xinjiang, we can learn and improve a lot," Li said after the match.
Along with Real Madrid and Barcelona, Athletic Bilbao have never been relegated. Enditem
After Shaanxi narrowed the gap to five points, Wuhan pulled away as four players connected on 3-pointers in a row, and led 40-35 at halftime.
Judging through her stats, it seemed that Fang has undergone a seamless connection from university to the professional league. Still, the hopeful had something to say about the vast difference between the two leagues.
Clinching a victory in his 100th match at Roland Garros, the record 12-time champion secured a place in the last four for 13th time in the clay major, ending an impressive run from Sinner who had upset 11th seed David Goffin and 6th seed Alexander Zverev in his previous matches.