With the result, Bayern Munich moves to the fourth position meanwhile Hertha Berlin suffered its second defeat to slip to the 13th position.
Colombia will face Venezuela in Barranquilla on Friday and Chile in Santiago four days later in the opening matches of South America's 2022 World Cup qualifying tournament. Enditem
"We can feel that everything is fully prepared beforehand with an aim of offering us a safe environment to enjoy games," said Shao, who had joined Sichuan before the season.
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.
Shanghai's defense played a decisive role in their 112-98 victory over Shaanxi despite the latter's crazy 3-pointer shooting performance
Liu Jiacen scored 22 points and pulled down 11 rebounds for Shanxi. Zhao Zhifang also registered a double-double of 12 points and 12 boards. Captain Wu Tongtong nailed 21 points.
TEHRAN, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Mahmoud Fekri was named Iran's Esteghlal soccer team head coach on Monday, the Tehran Times daily reported.
The defending champions, who had lost their first two games of the new season, have now bounced back with four consecutive wins to move up to second place.
Bolivia have not qualified for the World Cup since 1994, when they were eliminated in the group stage in the United States. Their only other appearances in the competition came in 1930 and 1950. Enditem
Both of the games highlighted Bilbao's problems in midfield and attack, as they failed to trouble two sides that will probably struggle to avoid the drop this season.
Shaanxi trailed for most of the game, but outscored Wuhan 23-18 in the last quarter to grab the morale-boosting win.