Despite a big win, Sichuan coach Pan Wei said her team didn't play to what had been anticipated before the match.
The 31-year-old Liu shot 13 of 20 from the floor and pocketed 29 points. Xing Jinbo led the Shanxi bench with 16 points. Wu Tongtong and Yu Dong nailed 17 and 13 respectively.
Uruguay's next qualifier will be against Ecuador in Quito on Tuesday. Enditem
"I am of course disappointed as we grabbed the lead three times yet we shared the spoils. We talked about this issue in the past and we will have to talk about it again," said Germany coach Joachim Low.
It took the father only three years to win his first world champions title in 1994. Many predict his son is to follow in his footsteps sooner or later. Enditem
The 33-year-old opened up about his September departure from the Camp Nou after scoring from the penalty spot to help Uruguay beat Chile 2-1 in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifier on Thursday.
But the visitors equalized just after halftime through Pereira, who headed in his first goal of the season after a Diego Ribas set-piece.
Jia added that his team would play several warm-up matches with foreign women's football teams or local U-17 men's teams ahead of the playoff.
"I hope I can do good for the society. I also hope more talented girls can stand on the football court so that one day our 'Steel Roses' will return to their former glory," she said. Enditem
These three players have all been included in the squad for the Champions League along with John Stones, who remains at Manchester City despite his erratic form since joining from Everton in 2016.
"This year we have a third of the usual number. However, we are sure that those who come will reach the finish line with the same wide smile and the competition will give them the same joy as in recent years," said competition director Arpad Kocsis before the start.