"We will add new blood," he said. "The door of the national team is always open to those who are in good form and willing to fight, no matter they are teenagers or experienced players."
Spain coach Luis Enrique made several changes to his side, with David de Gea returning in goal, while Ansu Fati was on the left of the Spanish attack and Oyarzabal returned to action after missing out on the midweek friendly in Portugal after a non-conclusive coronavirus test.
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In the constructors' standings, Mercedes remain well out in front on 391 points, ahead of Red Bull with 211, with Racing Point moving up to third on 120 points.
"Seeing his dominance for so long, I don't think anyone - and especially me - thought I'd be anywhere near Michael's records. It's an incredible honour."
Led by Tang Yu's 20 points, Beijing finished with five players in double figures. Shandong's Cao Junwei scored a game-high 26 points and helped her team cut the deficit to four points in the second half, but they still could not reverse the tide.
"Hearing the saddening news, I burst into tears. Kobe had a huge influence on me. His grit and dedication pushed me to fight until this end out of love for basketball," Ji said.
The start of the race was done in smaller groups of a few hundred people, as opposed to the usual big launch of several thousand.
Now fans can't wait to see another emerging star to enter the stage in an Alfa Romeo in Friday's free training session.
The record was Jepchirchir's second global half marathon record, having clocked 1:05:06 in a mixed gender race at Ras Al Khaimah in 2017, a record which stood for just two months before her compatriot Jepkosgei took over.
Jia made the remarks on the sidelines of the 2020 Chinese Football Association Women's Super League which concluded in the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming on Sunday. He has been observing the players and mulling the line-up for the two-legged playoff against South Korea, slated for next February.