"It was good to decompress the situation a little bit and send strength to all Argentines."
After substitutes stepped in, Xinjiang maintained its level of defense, holding Shanghai to shot-clock violations on several occasions and leading 27-18 at halftime.
Brazil and Peru last met in the 2019 Copa America final, when the Selecao prevailed 3-1 at Rio's Maracana stadium. Enditem
"Now I value my health a lot more, because it is horrible being stopped for so long and you really suffer," explained the 24-year-old, who is now looking forward to the new campaign.
The Slovaks were inches away from taking the lead in the 75th minute when Dalian Yifang midfielder Marek Hamsik sent a great pass to Lukas Haraslin who beat Randolph but was denied by Ireland captain Shane Duffy.
After matchday 3, Scotland top the group with 7 points, thanks to a 1-0 home win against Slovakia, followed by the Czech Republic (6 points), Israel (2) and Slovakia (1).
Brazil's next qualifier will be against Peru in Lima on Tuesday while Bolivia hosts Argentina in La Paz on the same day. Enditem
In Porto Alegre, Thiago Galhardo and Abel Hernandez scored first-half goals to fire Internacional to a 2-1 victory over Athletico Paranaense. Renato Kayser was on the scoresheet for the visitors.
"We're going to continue to play the way we always do because attacking is in the DNA of Brazilian players," added Rodrygo, who was introduced as a 58th-minute substitute against Bolivia at Corinthians Arena on Friday.
Radovan Pulis' wonderful hat-trick night adorned the match in Zvolen where he led his team to a 5-2 victory over the visitors from Trencin.
The young sensational roared into her first Grand Slam final, only the second of the Tour level, with the loss of just 23 games, the fewest since Mary Pierce finished runner-up in Paris in 1994. The Polish has stunned 2019 runner-up Marketa Vondrousova in the first round and avenging last year's French Open defeat to top seed and 2018 champion Simona Halep in the fourth round.