"I could not just rest on the plane as my players did, but distributed some time to analyze opponents' tactics. I was so tired then," Ji recalled.
Germany is in danger of being relegated to Nations League Group B this season after two draws against Spain and Switzerland.
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.
Colombia's victory was soured by a horrific ankle injury to right-back Santiago Arias. The 28-year-old was carried off on a stretcher while in acute pain after colliding with Darwin Marchis in an incident that left the Bayer Leverkusen player's left foot hanging at an unnatural angle.
In an interview with Xinhua, Alfred Manyozo, captain for Be Forward Wanderers, could not hide his joy at the new development. However, he was quick to say that there is a need for all athletes to follow the Football Association's guidelines.
"I had already won a medal in Rio, so I am not going to be under pressure in Tokyo."
BRATISLAVA, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Nitra Hockey Club took first place in the rankings in the Slovak ice-hockey premiership Tipos Extraliga after winning its third-round match on Friday against Detva.
Xu, Liang and Zhang Manman got Jiangsu off to a quick start and combined for 21 first-quarter points, but Xinjiang withstood the trio's attack to tie the scores at 21-21 thanks to Wang Lili's 10 points.
The 27-year-old central-defender joined the Qatari team for a fee of 900,000 U.S. dollars. The report, however, did not specify the period of contract.
The score changed for the first and final time in the 60th minute when Scotland's Stephen O'Donnell sent a nice center from the right side to Queen's Park Rangers' striker Lyndon Dykes who was left unguarded by Slovak defenders and had no trouble scoring from close range on the first shot on goal of his team.
Scoring 10 points in the first quarter, Cao Junwei was a driving force as Shandong ended the quarter up 25-18.