"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.
"This is team spirit, solidarity, team football. Everyone has the responsibility to try to win the ball from the opponent and everyone has the condition to create. Sometimes he [Neymar] doesn't score but he provides assists. Football is a team sport. The important thing is that he played a great game."
Wuhan began to find its shooting range back from the locker room, turning inferior position into a 51-50 lead heading into the final quarter.
"We didn't show enough of a tough mentality compared with last game, but made timely adjustments at halftime," Zhang noted.
Asensio looked back on the knee injury he suffered in pre-season in the summer of 2019, when he damaged his cruciate ligament.
Many young players burst into tears after the game, and Ji could not hold back her own.
Hebei is still winless going into the season. Guo finished with a game-high 31 points. Chen Jinting and Ma Wen added 15 and 13 respectively.
Due to her glittering play in the second division, Ji drew the attention from Team Zhejiang, which was just promoted to the top division.
"We are not a strong side. After playing such an intense game, we can improve in mentality and carrying out tactics," Wuhan coach Li Xin commented. Enditem
"Although there are many traditional Tai Chi schools, I welcome anyone who likes martial arts and traditional culture to join us, regardless of factions," she explained.
Italy added another in the 30th minute when El Shaarawy found the net with the outside of his boot.