"It's gutting to have come up short but it was a great final. Both of us scored heavily and both of us made mistakes," Gould told the World Snooker Tour website.
But there still is a long way to go for Chinese players. On the statistical front, foreign players occupied all the spots in the top 10 highest goal scorers, with Guoan striker Bakambu equalling Hebei China Fortune's Marcos as top scorer on 11 goals apiece.
BEIJING, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- China's State Council has agreed to establish the 2023 AFC Asian Cup Chinese Organizing Committee, the government's official website announced on Monday.
The 2020 China Sports Show was also affected. The annual sports business show had originally been scheduled in May, but had to be postponed to September. For the same reason, the number of international participants was much smaller than last year.
Also on Tuesday, men's singles seventh seed Matteo Berrettini of Italy cruised to a 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 victory over Canadian Vasek Pospisil.
"We faced a team that attacked with many players and it was a different match compared to the one against Sampdoria. We wanted to keep the line tight, put pressure on the central players and exploit the one-on-one in attack, but we weren't always able to find solutions, after all we were playing against a solid team and we knew we would have difficulties," said Pirlo.
And Ecuador's LDU Quito extended their lead at the top of Group D with a 4-0 rout of Binacional Enditem
This was Inter's first game of the season, as its clash with Benevento was postponed to September 30.
Comments of team leaders indicate growing unrest in a squad that seems to fear their ambitions could be disappointed when trying to repeat some of last season's success after winning the treble.
Despite the goal, Real Madrid had to thank keeper Thibaut Courtois for the win after the Belgian made a series of impressive saves.
Acheampong scored a goal in the 81st minute, but it was ruled out for offside.