Freiburg staged a well-positioned defense from the kickoff and was able to keep Lucien Favre's men on the distance in the opening stage.
To stay in the A-group is a matter affecting the team's future, Keller said.
Real Sociedad had a comfortable 3-0 win at home over Getafe thanks to Mikel Oyarzabal's first half penalty and goals from Mikel Merino and Portu in the 78th and 81st minutes.
Esteghlal had been linked with former Werder Bremen coach Alexander Nouri but they failed to reach an agreement with the German-Iranian coach due to financial disagreements.
Liu Jiacen scored 22 points and pulled down 11 rebounds for Shanxi. Zhao Zhifang also registered a double-double of 12 points and 12 boards. Captain Wu Tongtong nailed 21 points.
"As a young team, playing against such a strong team as Xinjiang, we can learn and improve a lot," Li said after the match.
"In terms of where we are competition-wise, the objective at the end of the day is to measure our standard to the South African standard and see if we can meet it. We are not oblivious though, we have included six of our foreign-based players. They will bring in more drive and experience to add to that of our local players," he concluded.
"Faced with the uncertainty brought by the pandemic, Beijing 2022 will continue to keep close communication with the International Olympic Committee, International Paralympic Committee, International Federations and other stakeholders to push forward the preparations smoothly as always." Enditem
When Luis Suarez joined Atletico Madrid from FC Barcelona many questioned the wisdom of allowing the striker to join one of Barca's main title rivals. Those feelings were strengthened when Suarez scored twice and gave an assist on his debut against Granada, but after two 0-0 draws in which Atletico hardly managed a shot on target against Huesca and Villarreal, doubts are re-appearing about Atletico's title credentials.
Svit's Serbian guard and the 2018 MVP Sasa Avramovic had a great night, pushing his teammates to victory with 32 points, seven rebounds, and three assists.
With the result, Union Berlin move up to third place in the standings, while Mainz stay 17th after suffering their third straight defeat of the new season.