Elsewhere, Wolfsburg and Augsburg shared the spoils after playing out a goalless stalemate. Enditem
"We put on a good defense, both with and without possession, but admittedly there is a gap separating the two sides," he noted. Enditem
Vanderlei Luxemburgo's men are now third in the 20-team Serie A standings, just two points behind leader Atletico Mineiro, who has a game in hand.
Also on Wednesday, powered by Dilana Dilishati's 21 points, Dongguan handed Wuhan its third straight loss into the season at 80-62. Enditem
Also missing will be injured left-back Nilson Loyola and influential winger Edison Flores, whose club DC United refused to release him because of a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine for those returning to the United States capital from abroad. In addition, forward Jefferson Farfan is in doubt for the matches after re-injuring his troublesome left knee.
Nitra's second victory in a row was based on a continuous effort, sending a total of 41 shots toward Zvolen's goalie and scoring one goal in each period to edge out their opponents by a small margin 3-2.
Tsitsipas was edged by Stan Wawrinka in a marathon over-fiver-hour battle at this stage last year, but this time he took chances with his 24 winners against the No.18 seed.
Henan coach Li Jianxin offered a score of 80 points for his team's performance.
Han Ziqi contributed a game-high 23 points, but her solo effort could not save Tianjin from a big loss.
"Scoring goals gives us confidence. It is a great victory," said PSG head coach Thomas Tuchel.
Baum's attempt to create stability through an entirely defensive approach against Leipzig failed, and the Schalke coach has promised to develop a new strategy for the upcoming games. Enditem