The former leader of Changzhou Division, Kunshan FC, lost to Heilongjiang Lava Spring on Wednesday, which gave Yatai and Nantong a chance to lead.
Xinjiang's Han Xu finished with a team-high 19 points. Liu and Wang each had 17.
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.
"A professional player's career could be short, but in this way, football will always be a part of my life," she said.
Playing with bench players on the court, Sichuan didn't surrender its advantage, extending it to 25 points at the break.
Fierce contention continued throughout the game. Yang Mengran's turnaround lay-up pushed Henan 92-90 ahead with 39 seconds remaining, and Henan sealed matters with 3 of 4 free throws later on.
"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.
Spain are in a good position in their Nations League group after sneaking a late goal that gave them a 1-1 draw away to Germany in their opening game in September, and followed that up with a 4-0 demolition of Ukraine in which Ansu scored an excellent debut goal.
Li Yueru shot 13 of 17 from the field to contribute 27 points and 20 rebounds for the winner. Shanxi was unable to contain Li Yueru's glittering play, thus seeing little hope of a comeback in the second half.
ACCRA, Oct.8 (Xinhua) -- The Ghana Football Association (GFA) Thursday released fixtures for the 2020/2021 Ghana premier league season which is scheduled to kick off on Nov.13 at match venues across the country.
"Jiangsu's team chemistry is better than us, as they have played for quite a long time. We suffered some problems in our defense, and didn't restrain their character," Xinjiang coach Gao Fengjuan lamented. Enditem