"First of all, we want to spread positive energy and fresh spirit to the players. Then, we will inform them about our expectations," he added.
Spain will entertain Switzerland in the UEFA Nations League on Saturday, before travelling to face the Ukraine, who they defeated 4-0 in September, on October 13th. Enditem
As Ji missed a big three-pointer which could have sealed the win in regulation time, both teams battled hard and were unable to establish a double-digit lead all the way into overtime.
Luis Enrique will make changes to his side on Saturday with goalkeeper David de Gea likely to replace Kepa Arrizabalaga, who will have been happy to keep a clean sheet in Lisbon after his recent troubles at Chelsea.
In the Meizhou division, Guizhou Hengfeng had no chance to move to the promotion area due to the 1-1 draw with Shenyang Urban. Meizhou Hakka finished eight rounds with five wins and three draws, giving themselves a promotion chance two rounds ahead of the end of first stage. In other action, Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic beat Zhejiang Energy Greentown for more suspension of another promotion ticket. Enditem
Cape Verde is scheduled to host Rwanda on November 13 while a return leg match will be played in Kigali on November 17. Both nations are in Group F, which also features Cameroon and Mozambique.
The former leader of Changzhou Division, Kunshan FC, lost to Heilongjiang Lava Spring on Wednesday, which gave Yatai and Nantong a chance to lead.
In another game on Monday, Shanghai pulled off an overwhelming victory over Dongguan 68-54.
Jiangsu took to attacking the basket from the paint early on, before going up 20-9 on a 14-0 surge. Jiangsu went on another 16-3 run to start the second quarter to extend its advantage to almost 30 points, and Shaanxi came no closer than 14 points during the entire second half.
Despite conceding four goals, Trencin's veteran goalie Michal Valent made a respectable 36 saves to keep his team from losing even higher. Zvolen moved up to third place, pushing Trencin down to fifth. Enditem
Following his seventh win of the season, Hamilton extends his lead in the drivers' championship and now has 230 points. Despite his failure to score, Bottas remains second with 161 points, with Verstappen third on 147.