"We inflicted great pressure on our opponents throughout the game. Offensively we played inside out and showed our level," Inner Mongolia coach Zheng Wei reflected.
Those to have been ruled out of the matches include forwards Juan Carlos Arce, Gilbert Alvarez and Victor Abrego, midfielders Erwin Saavedra and Leonel Justiniano, and defenders Adrian Jusino, Luis Haquin and Diego Bejarano.
In addition, the quality of the 10 member teams means there are no easy games for anyone; the region boasts four national sides in FIFA's current top 10 and seven in the top 25.
The defending champions, who had lost their first two games of the new season, have now bounced back with four consecutive wins to move up to second place.
The match will be Iran's first game at the national level under the leadership of Dragan Skocic.
SHANGHAI, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese men's national football team has started a six-day training camp here on Sunday during the break of the Chinese Super League (CSL).
"I don't care about the result of the river-cross competition, I only want to feel the fighting spirit against waves," Zhu added. Enditem
Hao joined Guangzhou Evergrande for study under world-class coach Marcello Lippi after managing the Chinese women's national team from 2012 to 2015. He was appointed the executive coach of the Chinese Olympic men's team, but his side failed in pursuit of a ticket to the Tokyo Olympics.
Shaanxi trailed for most of the game, but outscored Wuhan 23-18 in the last quarter to grab the morale-boosting win.
Li shot 12 of 14 from the field to finish with 28 points, along with 14 boards, in Inner Mongolia's wire-to-wire victory, leading five players who finished with double-digit in points.
"Despite its huge popularity in many countries, racquetball is still new to Chinese people. It is a high-speed sport that needs long-term practise and systematic training," said Liu.