Scaloni said Messi's role with the national team would not change, rejecting speculation he might be used in a deeper position to ease the physical demands on his 33-year-old legs.
Another game on Friday saw Henan rallied to the end and claimed a 95-90 victory over Zhejiang. Henan center Zhang Lingge scored a game-high 27 points and hauled down 10 rebounds. Enditem
KUNMING, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Wuhan Jianghan University claimed its first Chinese Football Association (CFA) Women's Super League title, defeating Jiangsu Suning 4-0 in the final here on Sunday.
Speaking to the press ahead of the trip to Ukraine, Busquets said that although "it's obvious I'm not 20 years old anymore and can't look far into the future; I feel good."
Putting an end to her professional playing career didn't mean the end of her passion for the sport. On the contrary, it was a brand new start, as she became a football teacher after graduation.
Guo Zixuan scored 10 points in the first quarter as Hebei led at 27-21, while Zhejiang, tagged by its three-pointer shooting, was held to 0 of 4 from 3-point range down the stretch.
Scaloni confirmed the Albiceleste will be without Paulo Dybala for the match because of a stomach problem, while Sevilla midfielder Marcos Acuna is doubtful with a hamstring injury.
In the day's other game, Shaanxi used a dominant 29-4 first quarter to overwhelm Daqing.
Gracia had been close to resigning from the club he only joined in the summer due to his frustration over the club's work in this summer's transfer window, which saw key first team regulars such as Ferran Torres, Dani Parejo, Ezequiel Garay, Francis Coqueilin, Rodrigo Moreno and Cristiano Piccini all leave with nobody signed to replace them.
Five Sichuan players scored in double digits, led by Hu Yueming's 13. Shao Ting nailed 11 points.
Selby, having won the European Masters last month, is one step closer to defend his English Open title and will meet another Chinese player Chang Bingyu in the last 64.