"It was a really hard-fought victory," Zhang told Xinhua after the match.
The transfer window closes on October 5 and Koeman admitted he would like to see another central defender arrive before then.
"We have passed a difficult situation to reach the stage and don't want to lose our chance easily. Our players are highly-motivated for this match and are ready for this tough challenge mentally," he said. Enditem
World champion Xu Jiayu from Zhejiang clinched his second gold in the men's 100m backstroke in 52.60 seconds, after his 200m backstroke victory on Sunday.
"We are a team under construction and we didn't have time to try more solutions in the pre-season, so let's try to find them in these first few games," he added.
Standing 1.93m tall, Yang was a consistent threat in the paint, improving Shandong's halftime lead to 27 points.
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.
Durban received 90 votes to beat the other candidate city of Dusseldorf, Germany, who received 39 votes. Dusseldorf had hosted the 2017 edition.
"We don't know if the coach will take part in the camp but his infection won't affect the plans of the team. Moreover, the coach is able to do some things virtually," added the PZPN's spokesperson. Enditem
Yan Yuxiang from Shandong took first place in the men's 200m butterfly in 2:00.18, with Tianjin's Wu Guangshuai and Hunan's Wang Kecheng rounding out the top three.
ACCRA, Oct.1 (Xinhua) -- Seven Ghanaian teenage footballers who died in a road traffic accident on September 19 were laid to rest on Thursday.