Despite the loss, Hebei coach Ma Tao expressed satisfaction with his players.
XI'AN, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- During the "National Day" golden week, China's first ice rink, transformed from a basketball and volleyball court, was unveiled at the Xi'an Olympic Sports Center stadium, which will be one of the main venues for next year's 14th National Games in Shaanxi Province.
The 2018 champion lost to Anisimova in the quarterfinals in Paris last year, but this time the Romanian needed only 54 minutes to complete a convincing victory.
With the result, Bayern Munich moves to the fourth position meanwhile Hertha Berlin suffered its second defeat to slip to the 13th position.
Matthaeus encouraged Schalke not to give up as 31 rounds of matches still remain.
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
Freiburg staged a well-positioned defense from the kickoff and was able to keep Lucien Favre's men on the distance in the opening stage.
Schalke then invited Leipzig for another goal in the closing stages as Matija Nastasic's handball caused a penalty. Halstenberg stepped up and converted the subsequent penalty to round off the 4-0 victory on home soil.
Bayern grew into the game as the clock ticked, and Muller's goal was reversed by the video assistant referee before Lewandowski nodded home Serge Gnabry's cross to mark his 100th goal on home soil.
Having to address international obligations set up by UEFA, Loew announced that he would use the unpleasant games to test new faces. Newcomers such as Mahmoud Dahoud (Dortmund), Florian Neuhaus, and Jonas Hofmann (both Moenchengladbach) are likely among the squad to be fielded.
Shanxi led 24-16 in the first quarter, seeing Hebei trail by five points before the half break.