The marathon is a two-day-event, with smaller distances reserved for Saturday, while the 42-km long main race started on Sunday at 9am local time.
Trailing at 76-79 in overtime, Tianjin's Zhao Fangxin got three free throws at the stroke of the final whistle, but she missed all of them and saw the chance slip away.
The Real Madrid star, who wore the captain's armband under the rotating leadership policy of manager Tite, said the team needed more time to gel following several changes to the starting eleven.
"Two days ago, the Polish team received information that two members of the German national team, training at the same facilities, are infected with the coronavirus. We immediately decided that our entire team should be tested," explained Niedzwiedzki.
"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."
Italy added another in the 30th minute when El Shaarawy found the net with the outside of his boot.
The fixture will be played in Austria on November 14 at a yet-to-be confirmed venue, the Mexican Football Federation said in a statement on Sunday.
"I gained some weight after quitting swimming. Then I turned to basketball just for fun, but I found my passion for it," she recalled.
MADRID, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona's Spain international midfielder Sergio Busquets said on Monday that he is not thinking about retiring from international football.
Messi scored the only goal of the match by converting a first-half penalty as the Albiceleste started their campaign with a gritty, if not entirely convincing, home victory at La Bombonera.
"Leo is happy to be in the national team and is doing well at his club now. From a distance, we wanted everything to be resolved so that he could start playing and get fit. For our part, I think it's positive that he has stayed because he has started to play. As for personal decisions, we don't get involved and we're not going to [comment]."