"It's not what we wanted but for now those players aren't available," Farias said. "I'm confident we can compete with the players we have".
Ajax had more possession and more chances in the first half, but it was Groningen that found the net after the restart. Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana stopped a shot from Groningen striker Jorgen Strand Larsen, but he had no answer to the rebound from 19-year-old forward Remco Balk.
Han Xu got 13 points and 10 rebounds for Xinjiang who had another four players scoring in the double-digits. Enditem
ABUJA, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria on Monday appointed American Randy Waldrum as the new head coach of the women's national football team, also known as the Super Falcons.
The men's quarter-finals will also continue on Wednesday with world number one Novak Djokovic facing Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta and Greek fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas playing Russian Andrey Rublev. Enditem
In women's actions, top seed Simona Halep took sweet revenge on her opponent from last year's French Open defeat, trouncing American teenager Amanda Anisimova 6-0, 6-1 to progress.
Zhejiang had a advantage of five points in the first quarter, following a 15-1 pointing dash at the beginning of the second quarter.
Moussa Djenepo scored his first home goal for Southampton in the 41st minute and Oriol Romeu smacked home a sensational volley with just over 20 minutes remaining as the Saints kept their second clean sheet in two games.
During the 18-round campaign, teams face lung-busting altitude, scorching tropical heat, long-haul flights between many cities and passionate fans that make stadiums such as Argentina's La Bombonera or Brazil's Maracana among the world's most inhospitable venues for opponents.
Elche and Huesca drew a game between two newly promoted sides 0-0, although Huesca will feel they did enough to take all three points as Elche failed to shoot on target all game.
An excellent team performance from West Ham saw them rewarded with a surprise 3-0 win away over Leicester City, who had demolished Manchester City 5-2 a week ago.