As expected, head coach Gustavo Alfaro included Fenerbahce forward Enner Valencia and teenage Sporting Lisbon winger Gonzalo Plata in his 30-man squad.
"In the second set and the third set, I had a lot of opportunities, also easy opportunities," said Schwartzman after his 20th victory of 2020. "That's why I was really upset, really angry with myself at that time ... when I was close to winning in those sets. I couldn't do it."
FC Barcelona have had a promising start to the campaign under new coach Ronald Koeman, scoring seven goals in their opening two matches, with the midfield pairing of Sergio Busquets and Frenkie de Jong giving a solid base for the attacking quarter of Ansu Fati, Leo Messi, Philippe Coutinho and Antoine Griezmann.
Dongguan opened the first quarter on an 11-2 run, sparked by five straight points from Yang Shuyu.
The two-time Grand Slam winner committed just seven unforced errors throughout the one-sided encounter and broke her opponents six times.
"They played great and showed their value on the court, which led to our victory," Li commented.
Jose Bordalas' men now travel to play Real Sociedad - one of the most attractive sides in La Liga, but who have struggled for form at home since the return of football in June.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- After players finished their first Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) game in over nine months, nothing could describe their feelings of excitement.
Clubs like Bayern had to accept a substantial loss in quality after the departures of Thiago Alcantara (Liverpool), Philippe Coutinho (back to Barcelona), and Ivan Perisic (Inter).
Four naturalized players Jiang Guangtai, Fei Nanduo, Ai Kesen and Li Ke were called up. Wu Xinghan from Shandong Luneng replaced Wuhan Zall midfielder Liu Yun who misses out due to injury.
The 2018 champion lost to Anisimova in the quarterfinals in Paris last year, but this time the Romanian needed only 54 minutes to complete a convincing victory.