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)
MADRID, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona dropped its first points of the season when it was held to a 1-1 draw in the Camp Nou Stadium by Sevilla on Sunday night.
Buckling up their defense and increasing ball movement in transition, Sichuan began to gain ground in the second quarter. After Shao Ting's three-point play with 5:57 left, they turned the game around at 30-28 before going into halftime up 41-39.
"Scoring goals gives us confidence. It is a great victory," said PSG head coach Thomas Tuchel.
Shanghai managed to turn a six-point deficit after the first quarter into a 10-point lead at the end of the first half, and never looked back afterwards.
Inner Mongolia outscored Hebei 34-14 in the third quarter, allowing their opponents no space for a turnaround. Li Yueru added nine points down the stretch. Inner Mongolia had its biggest lead of 46 points heading into the final minute of the match.
Real Madrid has won without really impressing at the start of the season and Zinedine Zidane will again have selection questions to answer when his side visits Levante. Eden Hazard is out for several weeks, but Vinicus Jr made his case to start with his winning goal at home to Valladolid on Wednesday.
"I feel that physical contention is not at the same level. The opponents played tough on both ends. As for the game experience, I'm not at the same level with teammates and opponents either," she noted.
Bayern's club leaders claim to have followed a healthy financial policy. The contracts of vital performers such as Thomas Muller, Manuel Neuer, and Alphonso Davies have been extended with the case of David Alaba yet to be decided.
"I think we both played really well and a really great match. She played unbelievably good, considering she is so young, she has a very bright future," Zhang commented on her opponent.
A win for Barca would carry the positive feeling into the international break, but Sevilla will also look at this game as the chance to show they are title outsiders this season. Enditem