In other fixtures on Thursday, Palmeiras won 2-0 at Corinthians and Atletico Goianiense beat Vasco da Gama 2-1 in Rio de Janeiro. Enditem
Thanks to his teammates Qiao Shijun/Chen Yingying, Han Yue and Liu Cheng/Huang Kaixiang, who clinched victories in the women's doubles, women's singles and men's doubles respectively, Xiamen gained the last three points, remaining at fourth in the standings.
Messi last week said he'd stay, but made it clear he was unhappy with both club President, Jose Maria Bartomeu, and the failure to develop a balanced squad and he could be an awkward dressing room presence for the new coach.
Luneng pulled one goal back in the 85th minute as Evergrande's goalkeeper Liu Dianzuo's howler allowed Wu Xinghan to score a follow-up.
"One of the most important things that I was enjoying my time on the court with Laura, she made me feel good on the court," said Zvonareva. "She was very supportive. I think that helped us a lot to get through some tough matches."
Fernandinho created the third goal of Chongqing six minutes later, breaking the rivals solid defense as a left-winger and helping Mierzejewski fire in close range through an accurate low pass.
"This sport is very entertaining," said Lu. "I hope more and more people can enjoy it." Enditem
The relatively unheralded Veszelka, meanwhile, leaped to 16.69m in the third round and bowed out with a 16.66m jump to land the upset victory at the World Athletics Continental Tour Silver meeting.
"The communication during a match, the way you prepare for a match, how you do tactics, all that, it just fits really well," Siegemund continued. "That's something that you realize down the road."
The Red Cross Society of China has fully started its services for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games. Enditem
The penalty shall take effect from the date of announcement. Enditem