Robinho, who parted ways with Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehi in August, played for Santos from 2002 to 2005 and returned for a six-month loan spell in 2010.
But the visitors equalized just after halftime through Pereira, who headed in his first goal of the season after a Diego Ribas set-piece.
"I never said I am going to be the leader, but I am more prepared than ever for this season and I am tremendously excited by it," concluded Asensio. Enditem
Both wearing the No. 15 jersey, Xu and Xinjiang's Liu Tongyi shone on the offensive end in the third quarter. Xu scored seven straight points, while Liu drained two 3-pointers coupled with a jumper. Jiangsu went up 66-60 after three quarters.
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.
Germany is second in the top-tier Group A4 with five points. Next for Joachim Loew's side is Switzerland on Tuesday, while Ukraine, third place in the same group, hosts Spain on the same day. Enditem
The reigning Australian Open champion will contest for her second major title with Polish teenager Iga Swiatek, who needed only 70 minutes to storm to a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Argentine qualifier Nadia Podoroska.
Gerardo Martino's men are among five teams that have already qualified for the last phase of 2022 World Cup qualifiers in the North American, Central American and Caribbean (CONCACAF) region. The others are the United States, Costa Rica, Jamaica and Honduras.
The two-time World Cup winners looked comfortable thereafter - despite managing only two shots on target -- to ensure their campaign started without a hitch.
MADRID, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Valencia coach Javi Gracia will remain at the club for the time being, as it would cost him three million euros if he chooses to leave now.
Mori said last month that Bach expected to visit Japan in late October.