In Group C, LGD came up with a risky line-up facing FNC and did not seize the opportunity in the decisive game, losing hope of progressing.
The fourth seed has yet to play Swiatek on the Tour but encountered with each other on the same stage in the junior competitions four years ago.
The 31-year-old Liu shot 13 of 20 from the floor and pocketed 29 points. Xing Jinbo led the Shanxi bench with 16 points. Wu Tongtong and Yu Dong nailed 17 and 13 respectively.
Elsewhere, former Changchun Yatai forward Marinho converted two penalties as Santos upset Gremio 2-1 at home. Diego Souza was on target for the visitors.
CHENGDU, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Wuhan is still searching for its first win after five rounds of the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) campaign, following a 73-59 loss to Henan here on Tuesday.
Brazil will enter Tuesday's match at Estadio Nacional in Lima on the back of a 5-0 rout of Bolivia while Peru drew 2-2 against Paraguay in last week's opening round of CONMEBOL qualifiers.
"We played very well [against Bolivia] and created a lot of chances to score, which is what is expected of the national team," the Liverpool player said.
"My players did a good job on defense and fast breaks," said Sichuan coach Pan Wei.
DALIAN, China, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- The organizing committee for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup in China held its first meeting in Dalian, Liaoning province on Saturday.
Behind the top three, Racing Point's Sergio Perez finished a solid fourth, followed by the McLaren of Carlos Sainz, Pierre Gasly's AlphaTauri and Charles Leclerc in his Ferrari.
Luis Enrique will make changes to his side on Saturday with goalkeeper David de Gea likely to replace Kepa Arrizabalaga, who will have been happy to keep a clean sheet in Lisbon after his recent troubles at Chelsea.