But the 56th meeting was a surprising one.
"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."
Slovan Bratislava, one of the top title-contenders, was also close to losing its third in succession but managed to edge out Miskolc in OT to earn the first points of the season.
Ji revealed that prior to Friday's game, she didn't prepare anything from a tactical aspect, but just told players to go fighting.
There was better news involving forward Richarlison, who trained freely after injuring his left ankle while playing for Everton in their 4-2 win over Brighton on Saturday. Enditem
BEIJING, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton equaled Michael Schumacher's record of 91 Formula 1 Grand Prix wins with victory in Sunday's Eifel Grand Prix at the Nurburgring in Germany.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Brazil forward Neymar could still play in Brazil's opening 2022 World Cup qualifier against Bolivia on Friday despite a back problem that has left him unable to train, team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said on Thursday.
A source from the Shaanxi sports bureau told Xinhua that Xi'an and its neighboring cities in Northwest China's Shaanxi province would host 100 marathon or half marathon events from September 2020 to May 2021. Enditem
THE HAGUE, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Reigning world champion Sifan Hassan shrugged off cold and rainy conditions to break the women's 10,000-meter European record at the FBK After Summer Competition in Hengelo, the Netherlands, on Saturday.
Pundits and media speak about the four-time world champion no longer being a top-class international team.
Capped 100 times for Brazil, Robinho has also had spells with Manchester City, AC Milan, Atletico Mineiro and Sivasspor over a professional career spanning almost two decades.