"This might be another painful setback, but after all, it delivered valuable hints of the topics we have to work on," Baum said.
A survey spoke of nearly 70 percent claiming to have lost interest in the team's internationals after the 2018 World Cup's devastating outcome, followed by the disappointing Nations League.
With starters back on court in the third quarter, Shanxi again pushed their lead back to double figures on Wu's three-point play with 2:50 left before going up 63-56 heading toward the final 10 minutes.
Head coach Oscar Tabarez also included Real Madrid's Federico Valverde, Barcelona's Ronald Araujo, Valencia's Maxi Gomez, Girona's Cristhian Stuani and Getafe pair Damian Suarez and Mauro Arambarri in his 23-man squad.
A win for Barca would carry the positive feeling into the international break, but Sevilla will also look at this game as the chance to show they are title outsiders this season. Enditem
Sichuan Jiuniu was still winless after a scoreless draw against Heilongjiang Lava Spring, while Kunshan FC defeated Nantong Zhiyun 1-0 and suggested that the club is coming to a boil perfectly. Enditem
Shaanxi's Chen Yanyu registered a double-double of 29 points and 11 assists. Her backcourt partner Chen Xinlei pocketed 28 points.
With five players on target, Atalanta enjoyed another convincing victory as the Dea crashed Cagliari 5-2.
BEIJING, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) announced on Monday that the Chinese cities of Weihai and Zhengzhou will host the upcoming #RESTART series in November.
Temwa Chawinga gave Wuhan a 1-0 lead in the 10th minute as she received a pass and rifled an effort into the net. Shanghai leveled the game in the 13th minute as Banda stole the ball from a Wuhan defender in the penalty area and slotted it past the goalkeeper. Just one minute later, Shen Mengyu's goal, from an assist from Banda, helped Shanghai gain a 2-1 lead.
On the men's side, 12-time Roland Garros winner Rafael Nadal continued his run after dropping only four games to complete a 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 win over American youngster Sebastian Korda, son of 1998 Australian Open winner Petr Korda. Enditem