Reigning champions Banska Bystrica, on the other hand, are experiencing a nightmare start into the new season, getting crushed by Poprad 7-1, losing their third straight match as a result.
MADRID, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Spain coach Luis Enrique said that his players would not be affected by the Spanish government's decision on Friday to impose a state of alarm in the region of Madrid to try to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Star forward Luis Suarez, who plays for Atletico Madrid and only arrived in Montevideo from Spain on Monday night, was one of the last players to report for training.
It also mandated face coverings to be worn at all times except when eating or drinking, and strongly discouraged singing, chanting and shouting at outdoor gatherings due to a higher risk of COVID-19 transmission.
"I was not aware of how I fitted into the new position," she admitted. "It was only two months away from the league's kick-off. I had to train myself, and layout tactics for players at the same time."
Also on Wednesday, powered by Dilana Dilishati's 21 points, Dongguan handed Wuhan its third straight loss into the season at 80-62. Enditem
After Gong Li's 3-pointer, Jiangsu capped the second period with a 12-0 spurt to go 46-38 ahead at the break.
The forward missed most of last season after knee surgery and although he was able to return after the break for the coronavirus, another knee injury interrupted his start to the new season.
The team is preparing for the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, China. The plan of the preparation contained the training camp in Inzell, Germany. However, the Polish speed skaters returned to Poland prematurely after the seven members of the team tested positive for COVID-19.
"We didn't execute as we prepared. Some players didn't respond well," rued Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca.
So after claiming the WCBA title in Shanxi in 2015, Ji kneeled and cried.