Ji hoped that her young players can grow up fast in the future.
The diminutive Coutinho then fired in a rare headed finish when he leaped higher than two Bolivia defenders after another Neymar cross from the left side of the penalty area.
After a lucky penalty-shootout victory over Ireland in the European qualifiers on Thursday, Slovakia had its hopes up for a possible first Group 2 triumph in the Nation's League fixture in Glasgow, but a weak performance of Pavel Hapal's squad left the home team unchallenged and Slovakia in the last place of the standings with only a single point earned.
It took the father only three years to win his first world champions title in 1994. Many predict his son is to follow in his footsteps sooner or later. Enditem
"We did a good job to stop their points from the paint, and this brought us an advantage in this match," said Shanghai coach Milos Paden, who revealed that injured guard Peng Szu-Chin will miss the first stage matches of the regular season. Enditem
Mate Pavic (R) of Croatia and Bruno Soares of Brazil react during the men's doubles final match between Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies of Germany and Mate Pavic of Croatia and Bruno Soares of Brazil at the French Open tennis tournament 2020 in Paris, France, Oct. 10, 2020. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)
"As a young team, we haven't played many tough games like this one, so we really cherish this win," Sun noted.
The team, led by manager Oscar Tabarez, held its third training session on Wednesday afternoon at the Uruguay Celeste Complex, with a full roster of 23 players.
"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."
Located in the China National Convention Center, the 61,000-square-meter MMC will host 3,000 registered journalists and 12,000 broadcasters when the Games takes place in 2022. The new MMC is based mainly on the planned IBC, but is 4,000 square meters smaller than the original design. The originally planned 28,000-square-meter MPC will not be put into use.
Messi scored the only goal of the match by converting a first-half penalty as the Albiceleste started their campaign with a gritty, if not entirely convincing, home victory at La Bombonera.