Alba's natural replacement in the Barca squad, Junior Firpo, is also injured at the moment, although he is expected to be able to return to training in the coming days. Enditem
They call him El Maestro, and for good reason. Oscar Tabarez, a former school teacher, has been a coach, educator, mentor, strategist and father figure to generations of Uruguayan players since taking charge of the national team for the first time in 1988.
Shortly after the second, Xinjiang used another 13-2 spurt to put the game out of sight as Wuhan's shooting froze up.
But the 33-year-old soon after committed a serious foul on Leo Dubois, for which referee Stephanie Frappart initially showed a yellow card but changed it to a red after a VAR review.
Qi constantly kept driving to the basket and drawing fouls late in the third quarter. Beijing's 40-point margin heading into the final frame was irreversible for Daqing.
"We stop, we come back, we stop on the changeovers. I think this is a little bit dangerous for the body with these very heavy conditions."
"It's always exciting to play a qualifying round," said Suarez, who joined Atletico Madrid from their La Liga rivals Barcelona last month.
Wuhan got rolling midway through the first quarter, going on a 9-0 run to move ahead and setting up a 23-12 advantage as the quarter time ran out.
"The absence of an important player like Cavani will always be felt but we have to be aware that we have players who are at a very good level in Europe. I'm sure that they will show the manager that they are ready," Suarez said upon his arrival at Montevideo's Carrasco international airport late on Monday.
"We showed our character," Jiangsu coach Ding Tie said. "But after some young players substituted in, the level of our defense went down."
Atletico Madrid had Luis Suarez in its side but was held to its second 0-0 draw in a week as the team failed to break down Villarreal with just two shots on target in the entire 90 minutes.