Five Inner Mongolia players recorded double digit points, as they dominated the game. Li Yueru made 12 out of her total 14 shooting attempts, taking home a game-high 28 points, along with 14 rebounds. Zhang Qifang added 14 points. Wei Wei and Yang Liwei contributed 12 and 11 points respectively.
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Buckling up their defense and increasing ball movement in transition, Sichuan began to gain ground in the second quarter. After Shao Ting's three-point play with 5:57 left, they turned the game around at 30-28 before going into halftime up 41-39.
Fiorentina loanee Pedro put the hosts ahead with a low strike before Bruno Henrique converted from the penalty spot after a Leo Gomes handball.
"If every player can contribute, it will be an easier game for us," she noted.
Li shot 12 of 14 from the field to finish with 28 points, along with 14 boards, in Inner Mongolia's wire-to-wire victory, leading five players who finished with double-digit in points.
Sunday's rivals are Europa League champions Sevilla, and Koeman's big issue is in defense thanks to the red card shown to Clement Lenglet against Celta on Thursday.