"It's not easy for me after so many years. I finally won the league title," she said. "I wanted this title the most. Even though I had many individual awards, but without the championship, I would still feel a pity."
"Sichuan proved its all-around character from these matches going into the season. Our young players didn't show enough guts against such a strong side," admitted Fujian coach Gong Songlin. Enditem
Many young players burst into tears after the game, and Ji could not hold back her own.
Coutinho, who was also deployed in a more central role by Brazil coach Tite against Bolivia, said his time at Bayern had taught him the importance of a strong work ethic.
"I'm only thinking about the team and doing what the coach asks," he said. "Hopefully by doing that I can help my teammates to win matches," he added. Enditem
Only runners without symptoms were allowed to enter the race, and all contestants were required to wear masks and have their body temperatures measured before entering the competition zone.
Chen Meng (L) of Shandong and Wang Manyu of Heilongjiang react during the women's doubles final match against Sun Yingsha of Hebei and Wang Yidi of Liaoning at the 2020 Chinese National Table Tennis Championships in Weihai, east China's Shandong Province, Oct. 10, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhu Zheng)
Elsewhere Arsenal have decided to leave Mesut Ozil out of their 25-man squad for the Europa League, which means the German, who still has a year left on his contract, has played his last game for the club. Enditem
"As a young team, we haven't played many tough games like this, so we cherish it a lot," Sun noted.
Germany is second in the top-tier Group A4 with five points. Next for Joachim Loew's side is Switzerland on Tuesday, while Ukraine, third place in the same group, hosts Spain on the same day. Enditem
He said he did not feel daunted by Brazil's rich history of right-sided defenders, such as Carlos Alberto, Cafu and Dani Alves.