Italy continued their dominance after the break as Domenico Berardi tapped in at the back post on Vincenzo Grifo's pass, scoring his first goal for the national side.
"We played well at the start, and executed as planned at both ends, which gave us an upper hand in the first half. But back from the locker room, we didn't put enough pressure on them in defense and do well in transition," Beijing coach Zhang Yunsong noted.
"They carried it out quite well," said Ji after 45 minutes of play, despite her exhaustion and swollen Achilles tendon. "Everything has paid off."
Added to this the fact that the race was run in much colder conditions than usual, and that both of Friday's practise sessions had been washed out, there was an air of uncertainty for teams and drivers as they began the race.
Commenting on the development, several soccer fans commended the government for considering them on the matter.
MONTEVIDEO, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- A stoppage-time goal from Valencia striker Maxi Gomez gave Uruguay a dramatic 2-1 home victory over Chile in their opening South American zone World Cup qualifier on Thursday.
At the beginning of this year, the COVID-19 pandemic trapped many people at home, but Liu saw it as an opportunity to promote Tai Chi. She created a set of "Six Minimalist Tai Chi Styles," which simplifies half a dozen complex moves.
The two legends have met more than any other two players in the Open Era, a record 55 times, as Djokovic holds a 29-26 lead.
"Maybe this is my last season as a player," she emphasized. "I need to give other players the chance, and hope to become a coach as soon as possible, which is good for me in the future."
"It was normal as I played fewer minutes. I needed to give the chance to young players and let them deal with the game," Ji said.
Uruguay dominated Chile early at the Estadio Centenario but was in danger of being overrun in the second half. Alexis Sanchez canceled out Luis Suarez's penalty and the visitors threatened to score again before Maxi Gomez's stoppage-time strike.