"They [Ecuador] came at us without fear and it was difficult for us to play, but we were calm. In the first half we managed to get the ball back and if we had played more quickly, it would have been different, but it turned out like this, and we have to continue. It was important to get off to a winning start because all matches are going to be tough," he added.
JERUSALEM, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Czech Republic beat Israel 2-1 on the road on Sunday in Group B2 of the UEFA's Nations League.
The family's name is traditionally attracting attention after Michael had won admirers' hearts in a red Ferrari.
COLOGNE, Germany, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Turkey bounced back three times and played out a 3-3 draw with Germany in an international friendly in Cologne on Wednesday.
The third-place match on the same day saw Shanghai RCB beat Beijing BG Development 3-1. Enditem
Ji said that she always called the training session to a halt due to some players' subpar performance.
CHENGDU, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Zhejiang rallied past Hebei 100-80 and Shaanxi overwhelmed Daqing 110-44 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) here on Sunday.
Playing with bench players on the court, Sichuan didn't surrender its advantage, extending it to 25 points at the break.
But it turned out to be enough for the visitors although the home team almost managed to force the game into overtime by cutting the 0-3 deficit to one in the final stretch.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Former Real Madrid and Brazil forward Robinho is close to rejoining his former club Santos, according to widespread media reports in the South American country.
"We are prepared for safe Olympic Games whatever conditions the world will be facing next summer," he said. Enditem