"I don't want them to handle the ball at discretion. We can say 'it doesn't matter' after losing a game, but we cannot really take the defeat as nothing, as they can develop a habit of that. Even someday they get the chance of winning, they cannot show enough guts to win."
"We are in a difficult situation and through a low ebb. We trained 20 days before the season kicked off, and many young players didn't partner with me. They said they were afraid of this."
Dybala missed the team's 1-0 win over Ecuador on Thursday but was expected to be fit in time for the clash at Hernando Siles stadium in La Paz on Tuesday.
PARIS, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Greece's fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas has done everything and gave all out in a nearly-four-hour match against world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, saving match points and clawing back from 0-2 down to earn a deciding set, but all denied by a dominating top seed in the decider as the Serbian secured a 6-3, 6-2, 5-7, 4-6, 6-1 semifinal victory to advance his fifth French Open final.
"I could not just rest on the plane as my players did, but distributed some time to analyze opponents' tactics. I was so tired then," Ji recalled.
PARIS, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- In a year change, one thing remains constant at Roland Garros, where Rafael Nadal is always the winner.
It was a finely balanced game with two teams consistently within five points of each other. Both sides traded the lead 11 times until the final minute of play.
Nitra is the new leader of the rankings; its third win out of three came after a solid performance in the first two periods on Detva's ice.
When first meeting Liu Tianzi, it's difficult to associate her with the above description. It isn't until her feet drew a gentle but powerful arc on the ground that we were sure she is the "female Tai Chi master."
"If I were still in charge in F1, I would take the opportunity to get him," said the former Mercedes racing boss Norbert Haug, talking about Mick's outstanding talent.
YINCHUAN, China, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- When the sunrise turned Tengger Desert, China's fourth-largest desert, into golden, crazy music and shouting cheers began to stir up its passion, Zhang Bin, a football player, caught a long pass and scored the third goal for his team.