BRATISLAVA, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Lucenec built on its leading position thanks to its third straight win, defeating the reigning champion Inter Bratislava 98-77 in the third round of the basketball premiership SBL (Slovak Basketball League) which were played without fans under COVID-19 control measures.
Schalke showed their first vital sign of the game after the restart when Bozdogan unleashed a hammer on target, forcing Leipzig's goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi into action for the first time with 54 minutes into the match.
Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi has been unfairly maligned by some for a perceived inability to reproduce his club form for Argentina. But the 33-year-old's record for his country stands tall against the greats of any era. Messi is his country's all-time leading scorer with 70 goals and 45 assists from 138 appearances.
The player was found guilty of demonstrating "a discriminatory gesture," during the AFC Champions League game against Pakhtakor on September 30, 2020, in Doha.
World 10,000m bronze medalist Agnes Tirop of Kenya was second in 15:11.11 while Margaret Kemboi also of Kenya taking the third spot In 15:13.38. Ethiopian Tsigie Gebreselama (15:19.79) was fourth.
After Shaanxi narrowed the gap to five points, Wuhan pulled away as four players connected on 3-pointers in a row, and led 40-35 at halftime.
"We didn't deal well with some details in the first half and conceded many errors," added the Chinese international.
"We played great in the first half, but after bench players came in, they suffered a bit and failed to maintain the level on both ends," said Jiangsu coach Ding Tie.
Fiorentina loanee Pedro put the hosts ahead with a low strike before Bruno Henrique converted from the penalty spot after a Leo Gomes handball.
"If you win 4-0, you have to be happy. We will analyse today's game in a couple of days but for now we are delighted. Today it was important to be effective when it mattered most," Union head coach Urs Fischer said.
Houssem Aouar converted a penalty in the 28th minute to equalize for the hosts after Melvin Bard was taken down by Alvaro Gonzalez.