Ruben Dias made his debut for Manchester City, but Pep Guardiola's team still needs to improve in defense to have any chance of battling for the title.
Li also denied the rumors that China will limit the number of naturalized players in the national team. "Jiang Guangtai and Fei Nanduo did well in the CSL. They also expressed a strong desire to play for the national team. We hope to better know each other through training," he said.
Alessandro Florenzi, the only new face at the Parc des Princes this summer, scored his first goal for the club to open the scoring seven minutes into the game before Neymar hit twice in the 36th and 47th minute to make it 3-0.
Kvitova went into the match quickly as she broke her Chinese opponent twice to surge to a 4-0 lead in the opening set, before serving for the set in the eighth game.
"We know that Shanghai boasts a quick pace and three-pointer shooting ability. We had a great defense and restrained the opponents' character today," said Xinjiang coach Gao Fengjuan.
France's Clara Burel hits a return during the women's singles third round match against China's Zhang Shuai in the French Open tennis tournament 2020 at Roland Garros in Paris, France, Oct. 3, 2020. (Xinhua/Gao Jing)
"I knew she was going to be aggressive. I knew that she's playing this way. Today it worked really well for her," Halep added. "At this level, nobody surprises anybody anymore because everyone has a big level and it depends on the day that you are."
"This might be another painful setback, but after all, it delivered valuable hints of the topics we have to work on," Baum said.
"We want to play good football, whether it be at sea level, at high altitude, on the road, or at home," Farias told a news conference, urging Bolivians to "have faith in his players".
The NHL paused the 2019-20 season on March 12 due to concerns over COVID-19. Play resumed on Aug. 1 with the Tampa Bay Lightning winning the Stanley Cup last month. Enditem
The 2018 champion lost to Anisimova in the quarterfinals in Paris last year, but this time the Romanian needed only 54 minutes to complete a convincing victory.