"I don't have much to say but that I was completely overplayed by Rafa, by a better player on the court," said Djokovic in the post-match conference.
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"I don't like to individualize," the 67-year-old said. "Today that was the [strikeforce] we chose, tomorrow it may be another. They have to work for the team, just as they all worked for the team. I want the whole team to have that mentality because it's the only way to win."
Five Sichuan players scored in double digits, led by Hu Yueming's 13. Shao Ting nailed 11 points.
"I also had a lot of days in my recovery when I wondered how I was going to play football again, but there were also good days that I'll never forget, such as starting to walk and it not hurting and then being able to run and in my first game back I scored after just 25 seconds."
"You have to be self-disciplined and work hard. Nobody can succeed through an easy path," Ji said.
MONTEVIDEO, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Real Madrid and Uruguay international midfielder Federico Valverde said Friday that he is not yet close to fulfilling his potential, vowing to continue learning from his more experienced teammates.
Sheffield United's striker Oliver McBurnie could have made it 2-0 for the home team in the 79th minute but his promising header bounced off the crossbar of Dusan Kuciak's goal.
"Athletics is the number one sport of the Olympic Games. We are here to let the organizing committee know, I think they already know it. We want to work very closely with them. We want these games to be hugely successful. They (the games) will come when the world is relying heavily on sport. I hope they come out of the pandemic."
In the fourth round of the European nations' competition, Slovakia will host Israel on Wednesday and the group-leader Scotland will face the Czech Republic in a battle for the first place.
Ukraine pulled one goal back with a penalty by Ruslan Malinovskyi.