"I personally feel like it's an obligation to qualify," the 58-year-old Argentinian told reporters. "I play to win and I don't take losing particularly well."
In the other two matches of the day, Hunan Hualai survived an intense battle to overcome Xiamen Tefang 3-2, while Jiangsu Weikeduo lost to Zhejiang Nengyuan 4-1, and remain at the bottom with no wins. Enditem
In the men's singles, both second seed Dominic Thiem of Austria and third seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia advanced into the fourth round. Thiem conquered former US Open champion Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-2, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, while Medvedev made light work of local player Jeffrey Wolf, winning 6-3, 6-3, 6-2.
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Playing in his second match for the Rio de Janeiro outfit, the 35-year-old combined with Rhuan Silveira before deftly sliding a shot past Cassio.
Saba headed home in the 11th minute after receiving a right cross from Brazilian midfielder Renatinho, but Henan scored the equalizer in the 34th minute when Henrique Dourado converted a penalty won by Feng Boxuan.
Meanwhile, Spain lacked in penetration and failed to pose danger in front of Germany's goal.
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Zhang Weiwei posted her best result of the early season when the 23-year-old Hubei native carded a bogey-free round featuring six birdies.
Sunday's stage 9 will continue to be held in the Pyrenees as it follows a 153km route from Pau to Laruns before a rest on Monday. Enditem
Both sides then created few chances to take one point apiece following the thrilling four-goal draw.
On paper, the Real Madrid squad doesn't look much stronger ahead of the new campaign than it did at the end of the last one, and any major arrivals appear unlikely. However, the summer chaos at FC Barcelona and the fact that Atletico Madrid haven't made any signings either implies that merely by standing still, Real could open up a gap.