"We faced a team that attacked with many players and it was a different match compared to the one against Sampdoria. We wanted to keep the line tight, put pressure on the central players and exploit the one-on-one in attack, but we weren't always able to find solutions, after all we were playing against a solid team and we knew we would have difficulties," said Pirlo.
The three-day festival, that features horse racing, camel racing, archery, Mongolian wrestling and other events, attracted hundreds of participants from around the region.
Schalke has worn out 23 coaches in the last 20 years.
Alba increased the lead to 12 points early in the second quarter, but a remarkable 11-0 run, led by Scottie Wilbekin and Othello Hunter, brought Maccabi back to the game.
Betis' horrible night was completed eight minutes from time when Alissa Mandi was sent off for two yellow cards to leave his side to play out the final minutes with 10 men.
"This sure feels like coming back to my second home," Bender said. "I wish for better times, that we could meet the amazing Maccabi fans in the arena and make them happy".
The 22-year-old Croatian center (2.16m) has played NBA basketball for four seasons, the first three of them for the Phoenix Suns that selected him as a fourth overall pick of the 2016 draft.
Attracting around 300 swimmers, the 2020 championships are being held from September 26 to October 2 in Qingdao.
MADRID, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Spanish La Liga club Granada have to put Sunday's disastrous performance away to Atletico Madrid behind them if they are to book a place in the group stage of the Europa League on Thursday evening.
Stefan Lainer (L) of Moenchengladbach vies with Marius Buelter of Union Berlin during a German Bundesliga match between Borussia Moenchengladbach and FC Union Berlin in Moenchengladbach, Germany, Sept. 26, 2020. (Photo by Ulrich Hufnagel/Xinhua)
Local hero Daniil Kvyat gave the Russian fans in attendance something to cheer with eighth place ahead of AlphaTauri teammate Pierre Gasly, while a difficult race for Alex Albon saw the Red Bull driver finish tenth.