"It was a very difficult race today as it was so cold and wet. I was feeling really strong today and wished for a bit better conditions, but this record gives me a lot of confidence."
"I didn't expect to take charge of the team at such an early stage. It arrived all of a sudden," she recalled. "But the team was at a crucial time, so I took it over."
The Slovaks were inches away from taking the lead in the 75th minute when Dalian Yifang midfielder Marek Hamsik sent a great pass to Lukas Haraslin who beat Randolph but was denied by Ireland captain Shane Duffy.
But not long later, she got an answer. "I am still young. Why not give it a try? Maybe I will have a chance."
Luo Xinyu bagged 18 points for Jiangsu, who also got 14 points apiece from Xu Chenyan and Jiang Jiayin.
Hebei is still winless this season. Guo finished with a game-high 31 points. Chen Jinting and Ma Wen added 15 and 13 respectively.
Murthy insisted that the club, which failed to qualify for Europe last season, has full confidence in Gracia to get the best out of the squad.
Fujian coach Gong Songlin emphasized the role defense played in his side's victory.
"Football is my best friend. Although it's time-consuming to make the videos, my passion for the sport has driven me to keep on," Wang said.
"We have to maintain an attacking mindset at all times," the 19-year-old told a virtual press conference.
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.