The German coach announced he is taking the clubs' challenges into account but, at the same time, will stick to the national team's rejuvenation process, including having to re-structure his defense.
The 2017 world champion previous best was 94.44m set three years ago, and he was confident that he still had room to improve.
In the second half, Shanghai launched aggressive attack to pull one back, but their efforts turned out to be fruitless.
For good reason, the German coach refuses to talk about winning the 2021 title or naming his side as one of the favorites.
SIPG remain unbeaten with six wins and two draws before the match. They kept offense flowing and had a point-blank chance on 34 minutes, while captain Hulk blasted a close-range shot that was saved by China Fortune keeper Bao Yaxiong.
Thursday saw some rumors in the press that the player was considering a U-turn to see out the remaining year of his contract, but Jorge Messi's communique implies there is no climb-down from the family.
The teams are due to meet at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on September 30, however health concerns and possible quarantine measures have cast doubt over the fixture.
Switzerland's debutant Marc Hirschi had a brilliant solo lead for over 80km before being caught 1.5km from the finish, where Pagacar edged fellow Slovenian Roglic to claim the victory,
TOKYO, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Japan's Olympic minister Seiko Hashimoto said on Tuesday that the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games should be held "at any cost," trying to clear all doubts amid the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic and worries of policy change from a new government.
In the game between Dalian and Suning, Jose Salomon Rondon spearheaded the counterattack to create the first Dalian goal in the 23rd minute, making a lightning run down the left and shooting inside the near post.
GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Four top football academies in China, Guangzhou Evergrande, Guangzhou R&F, Shandong Luneng and Zhejiang Greentown, jointly issued an open letter on Tuesday, condemning some "immoral" agents.