The two players exchanged serves in the first two of the second set, but after Kenin called for a medical timeout at 2-1 down, the battle was in Swiatek's dominance as she swept four consecutive games to wrap up the second set in just 31 minutes.
Henan escaped from an early setback by outscoring Wuhan 28-10 in the second quarter, and never conceded its lead from there on out.
Messi admitted Thursday's match did not pan out as the Albiceleste had hoped, rueing his team's lethargy early on.
Brazil and Peru last met in the 2019 Copa America final, when the Selecao prevailed 3-1 at Rio's Maracana stadium. Enditem
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.
Having observed the league games for nearly a month, Jia said he already had a new national team roster in mind, which would be based on the lineup that drew with Australia in February's Olympic qualifiers.
The first half began with both sides looking to pressure the other high up the field and fruit of that pressure the Swiss forced the first chance of the game when De Gea was forced into a flying save to deny Loris Benito's powerful left foot shot from inside the area.
The player, who was born in the outskirts of Barcelona 24 years ago, decided to join Spain rather than his parents' homeland and made his debut as a 62nd minute substitute in Spain's 0-0 draw away to Portugal on Wednesday night.
"We often encounter bad weather conditions and for many children it is not convenient to play far away from home or school, so I believe the indoor club will be a good solution."
PORTO ALEGRE, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Thiago Galhardo continued his rich vein of form with two first-half goals as Internacional won 2-0 at Bragantino in Brazil's Serie A championship on Thursday.
"It's a good experience for me and my young team. We have many difficulties, but they are just temporary, and these players don't lose their guts, which I am the most satisfied with," Ji noted.