"It means a lot. That's what we practice for. That's what we were trying to do in these five months off, working for this moment," Soares said.
Thiem was runner-up at the Australian Open earlier this year and also lost in the French Open finals in 2018 and 2019.
"I am satisfied with the players, they have good skills and positive attitude," the 46-year old said.
All the participants need to take epidemic prevention and control measures when they are entering the football pitches, such as disinfecting their hands and receiving body temperature checks. However, the epidemic has been brought under control in Guizhou.
The 35-year-old joined the Greek club last month after exercising a clause in his Flamengo contract that allowed him to return to Europe on a free transfer.
Paulinho put Yang Liyu's cross home in the 27th minute to break the deadlock.
Vasco have now won five of their nine matches to date this season and are three points behind leaders Internacional, who lost 1-0 at Goias earlier on Sunday. Botafogo are 17th with just nine points.
Chang'an Athletic found the pace in the second half after Yang Hao made the equalizer in the 61st minute after collecting Wei's long pass.
"Sprinting and long jump are always related events. If you can run faster in 100m, your long-jump result will be better. I want to further test my speed ability in the national championships. My goal was to make it to the 100m final," he added.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Argentinian striker German Cano scored his seventh goal in nine matches as Vasco da Gama moved to fourth in the Brazilian Serie A standings on Sunday with a 3-2 victory at Botafogo.
He pointed out that the association has written an official letter to Youth and Sports Minister Zainudin Amali about the cancellation of the plan to host the badminton tournaments.