Sichuan completed another lop-sided victory by thrashing Fujian 89-63 on Thursday. Shao Ting scored six points in the first quarter, including two fast break baskets in a row, to help Sichuan take a double-figure lead after the first quarter expired.
Argentina's next qualifier will be against Bolivia in La Paz next Tuesday. Enditem
Winless after the first two rounds, both sides are desperate to halt their stalemate coming into the 2020-21 season.
Messi told Barcelona officials that he wanted to leave in August before changing his mind two weeks later to avoid a legal battle with the club he has called home since the age of 13.
"I would like to see one more in midfield or up front," Schweinsteiger stressed. Fans can't identify with their national team anymore, he added.
The 35-year-old small forward posted a game-high 43 points in a rare 45 minutes of play.
The 31-year-old Liu shot 13 of 20 from the floor and pocketed 29 points. Xing Jinbo led the Shanxi bench with 16 points. Wu Tongtong and Yu Dong nailed 17 and 13 respectively.
Spain beat Ukraine 4-0 in its first UEFA Nations League clash in September, but Busquets is expecting a tougher task in Kiev.
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.
AFC General Secretary Windsor John said the body was grateful for the support of QFA and is looking forward to the remaining exciting matches in Asia's premier club competition.
Loew is now facing two crucial games in the Nations League against Ukraine and Switzerland. The pressure is increasing after continental rival France set a mark with a 7-1 win over Ukraine.