He continued his rich vein of form for Uruguay on Thursday, playing one of his best matches for his country to date as La Celeste beat Chile 2-1 in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifier in Montevideo.
Matthias Ginter scored the opener for Germany after a fine cross from Antonio Ruediger, while Leon Goretzka capitalized on a mistake by keeper Georgiy Bushchan to head the ball into the net.
Zhou Shuang, the chief referee of the beach football, said that the soft sand requires more stamina and frequent substitution of players, which, however, reduces the injuries instead when players fall. "More players are able to jump with a beautiful overhead scissors shot or a volley, and that's what we hope to see," said Zhou.
Henan escaped from an early setback by outscoring Wuhan 28-10 in the second quarter, and never conceded its lead from there on out.
Mexico beat the Netherlands 1-0 in a friendly in Amsterdam last week and face Algeria in the Hague on Tuesday. Enditem
Despite a big win, Sichuan coach Pan Wei said her team didn't play to what had been anticipated before the match.
"We want to dedicate this victory to Santi. Our support for Santiago will be important and we will do everything we can to help him through this," Queiroz added. Enditem
Zheng Yaping's layup pushed Henan to a 23-22 lead for the first time since the tip-off, and Henan made the most of an 18-0 surge midway through the second quarter to lead 43-28 at halftime.
Ghana will play another friendly with 2022 World Cup host Qatar next Monday as part of their preparations. Enditem
In the Meizhou division, Guizhou Hengfeng had no chance to move to the promotion area due to the 1-1 draw with Shenyang Urban. Meizhou Hakka finished eight rounds with five wins and three draws, giving themselves a promotion chance two rounds ahead of the end of first stage. In other action, Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic beat Zhejiang Energy Greentown for more suspension of another promotion ticket. Enditem
Fujian coach Gong Songlin emphasized the role defense played in his side's victory.