While Ajax failed to create any more chances in its hunt for the equalizer, Ramon-Pascal Lundqvist hit the post on the other side. In the final minutes Ajax came close to a goal with both Dusan Tadic and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar hitting the post. The result is the first defeat for Ajax this season after three wins in its first three matches.
In another highly-anticipated fixture between Inter and Lazio, Lautaro Martinez put Inter ahead in the 30th minute, while the Biancocelesti got the game back on level terms 10 minutes after the break with Sergej Milinkovic-Savic's powering header.
After Shaanxi narrowed the gap to five points, Wuhan pulled away as four players connected on 3-pointers in a row, and led 40-35 at halftime.
International table tennis events and activities have been suspended for several months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Paranaense reduced the deficit courtesy of a Renato Kayzer header but Everton Ribeiro put the result beyond doubt when he lashed home from 20 yards after combining with Giorgian de Arrascaeta.
"Many players have little experience of playing in WCBA. I'm satisfied with their desire to win and fighting spirit," she noted. Enditem
"We had a good start in each set, but in the second set, when one of the opponents left the court with an injury, I felt our players relaxed a bit mentally. Then I asked for a time out to prevent our team from losing ground. There is no doubt that we played well in the last two sets," said Tianjin head coach Wang Baoquan.
"Everyone on the team has to contribute in some way," she noted.
On the Shanghai side, Zhou Yuyan had 11 points, and Han Xu bagged 10.
Burel wasted three set points when she took a 5-3 lead in the first set and stormed to 40-0 in the ninth game. But Zhang battled back to save all three, and held the serve before breaking Burel's in the tenth to level the score at 5-5.
FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was left frustrated as the club failed to complete deals to bring central defender Alex Garcia and forward Memphis Depay to the club from Manchester City and Olympique Lyon respectively.