"I never said I am going to be the leader, but I am more prepared than ever for this season and I am tremendously excited by it," concluded Asensio. Enditem
Ahead of the Nations League encounter against Switzerland this Tuesday evening, the 60-year-old is under heavy fire.
Guo Zixuan scored 10 points in the first quarter as Hebei led at 27-21, while Zhejiang, tagged by its three-pointer shooting, was held to 0 of 4 from 3-point range down the stretch.
The "horned derby" between the "chamois" from Poprad and the "rams" from Banska Bystrica turned into a lopsided scoring fest for the home team.
The Paris Saint-Germain forward provided two assists and showed no signs of the back injury that forced him to miss Brazil's last two training sessions before the match at Corinthians Arena.
They have met in eight Grand Slam finals, with each winning four times. This will only be the pair's second clash in the final of Roland Garros since 2014. They last battled for a major title was at the 2019 Australian Open, where Djokovic won in straight sets.
Playing at a high level for a decade, Ji said she has no secret other than self-discipline and hard work.
After substitutes stepped in, Xinjiang maintained its level of defense, holding Shanghai to shot-clock violations on several occasions and leading 27-18 at halftime.
Loew seems trapped between a risky strategy as further disappointments increase annoyance and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Time tables deliver worthless friendlies aside of the Nations League.
In a finely balanced match, where the two teams saw the biggest lead of eight points, Ji missed a buzzer-beating three-pointer that could have secured Daqing's win in regulation time.
"That's what I try to do here also in the national team: to push my intensity to the limit to achieve big things," the former Liverpool player said.