Scaloni confirmed the Albiceleste will be without Paulo Dybala for the match because of a stomach problem, while Sevilla midfielder Marcos Acuna is doubtful with a hamstring injury.
"We are not a strong side. After playing such an intense game, we can improve in mentality and carrying out tactics," Wuhan coach Li Xin commented.
"I never make changes thinking about other games. You can't play two games in one game. It's not a good idea. The first changes were tactical changes to ... bring on fresh legs and try to score more goals."
SAO PAULO, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Brazil head coach Tite praised the performance of Neymar in Brazil's 5-0 victory over Bolivia in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifier on Friday.
The match, played behind closed doors at Sammy Ofer Stadium in the northern city of Haifa, saw a strong start by the visitors, who missed several opportunities early.
PARIS, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Following are the tennis players who have claimed Grand Slam men's singles titles more than 10 times after Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win the French Open on Sunday:
Henan guard Feng Song was on fire from outside the paint, draining four 3-pointers in a row to score all of her 14 points in the third quarter.
Chen Meng of Shandong team competes during the women's singles semifinal match against Wang Manyu of Heilongjiang team at the 2020 Chinese National Table Tennis Championships in Weihai, east China's Shandong Province, Oct. 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhu Zheng)
The finals of S10 will be held in the newly-constructed Pudong Football Stadium on October 31, with free admission for 6,312 spectators. Enditem
Mate Pavic (R) of Croatia and Bruno Soares of Brazil react during the men's doubles final match between Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies of Germany and Mate Pavic of Croatia and Bruno Soares of Brazil at the French Open tennis tournament 2020 in Paris, France, Oct. 10, 2020. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)
Scaloni said Messi's role with the national team would not change, rejecting speculation he might be used in a deeper position to ease the physical demands on his 33-year-old legs.