Yerry Mina's header put Everton back in front on the stroke of halftime and James rounded off an excellent individual display with two second half goals.
CHENGDU, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Xinjiang shook off an early challenge from Wuhan and cruised to an 84-61 win in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Monday.
TEHRAN, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Persepolis booked a place in the 2020 AFC Champions League final after beating Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia in a penalty shootout on Saturday.
"I think it was played out at a few points really. These are a few points that rocked the game. I did not know how to seize the opportunities that I had mainly in the first but also in the second set. This is what made the difference today," Burel commented on her performance in brief.
With Cavani out, Uruguay will rely on Suarez to lead the attack, with the possible help of Girona's Cristian Stuani, Valencia's Maxi Gomez and Benfica forward Darwin Nunez.
On the Shanghai side, Zhou Yuyan had 11 points, and Han Xu bagged 10.
"I feel that physical contention is not at the same level. The opponents played tough on both ends. As for the game experience, I'm not at the same level with teammates and opponents either," she noted.
After leading 65-61, Shanxi rode on a 10-3 surge midway through the last quarter and withstood Hebei's comeback afterwards.
Despite the Azzurri's request to postpone the game, the Serie A league enforced the rule that as long as a team has 13 players available including a goalkeeper, the game can go ahead.
"We mainly worked on guarding their three-pointers, also doing well on 3-pointers and rebounds on our own," Dongguan coach Lin Yaosen commented.
During the 18-round campaign, teams face lung-busting altitude, scorching tropical heat, long-haul flights between many cities and passionate fans that make stadiums such as Argentina's La Bombonera or Brazil's Maracana among the world's most inhospitable venues for opponents.