Veteran playmaker Thiago Neves pulled a goal back for the hosts by nodding home after a Luciano Batista cross.
After a lucky penalty-shootout victory over Ireland in the European qualifiers on Thursday, Slovakia had its hopes up for a possible first Group 2 triumph in the Nation's League fixture in Glasgow, but a weak performance of Pavel Hapal's squad left the home team unchallenged and Slovakia in the last place of the standings with only a single point earned.
When first meeting Liu Tianzi, it's difficult to associate her with the above description. It isn't until her feet drew a gentle but powerful arc on the ground that we were sure she is the "female Tai Chi master."
Five Sichuan players scored in double digits, led by Hu Yueming's 13. Shao Ting nailed 11 points.
MADRID, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Adama Traore had to make a choice after receiving call-ups from both Mali and Spain for the current international break.
SAO PAULO, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Brazil have scope for improvement despite a convincing 5-0 win over Bolivia in their opening South American zone World Cup qualifier here on Friday, according to midfielder Casemiro.
Although Valencia have had a reasonably bright start to the campaign with two wins, two defeats and a draw to kick off the season, their 2-0 home defeat to Betis last Saturday highlighted the club's shortcomings.
But Nadal was better in Grand Slam clashes (9-6), especially on his favourite clay court (6-1).
Kvitova arrived for the match against the world No. 66 Siegemund as statistically the best server of this year's French Open remaining women's players, both in terms of ace struck and percentage of service games won.
Ji revealed that prior to Friday's game, she didn't prepare anything from a tactical aspect, but just told players to go fighting.
Brazil will now turn their focus to their next qualifier against Peru in Lima on Tuesday while Bolivia will confront Argentina in La Paz the same day.