Barca coach Ronald Koeman made no secret of his wish to see the 19-year-old return to the Camp Nou, but Barcelona were unable to close a deal before the transfer window closed on Monday night.
But Sichuan withstood her hot shooting as different players got on the scoreboard, leading 75-46 ahead of the last quarter thanks to Fang Zhuoya's 3-pointer buzzer-beater, killing any suspense in the game.
"We didn't execute as we prepared. Some players didn't respond well," rued Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca.
"We are well aware of the fans' expectation and will fight to make them happen," Skocic was quoted as saying.
Wang has tried many ways to promote football, including posting short videos. In the summer of 2018, Wang recorded some short videos when she played football in Xi'an. A video of her juggling under the ancient city wall has received 10 million views online.
PARIS, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- No.7 seed Petra Kvitova moved through to the semifinals at Roland Garros for the first time since 2012 thanks to a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Laura Siegemund in 78 minutes.
An emotional Ji, who burst into tears after the thrilling win, said she was aware of refreshing the league's all-time scoring record.
Germany is second in the top-tier Group A4 with five points. Next for Joachim Loew's side is Switzerland on Tuesday, while Ukraine, third place in the same group, hosts Spain on the same day. Enditem
"Our defense slumped in the third quarter, and gave opponents many open shots from 3-point land," Hebei coach Ma Tao rued. Enditem
"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
"It has been a complicated year for everyone," the 33-year-old Barcelona forward told reporters. "With the national team we want to try to make people happy with this victory in a difficult situation."