Players and clubs have to deal with a growing number of games, leaving no space for recovery and developing training sessions.
Capped 100 times for Brazil, Robinho has also had spells with Manchester City, AC Milan, Atletico Mineiro and Sivasspor over a professional career spanning almost two decades.
Sport dominated the second half but squandered several chances to equalize as Botafogo secured their second consecutive victory to climb out of the relegation zone. Sport slipped to ninth in the 20-team standings.
"The players don't seem worried, because unfortunately it is a situation that will last for a while. We'd all like things to be different and to be able to play with fans in the ground, but we can't be worried, even though we all want this to be resolved as soon as possible," said the coach in his pre-game press conference.
The second quarter was contested more fiercely, with many body contacts and fouls. Fujian managed a three-point advantage at half-time.
After a goalless first period, the flood gates opened wide in the second in which Poprad scored five times.
MADRID, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Adama Traore had to make a choice after receiving call-ups from both Mali and Spain for the current international break.
CHENGDU, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- A late surge in the fourth quarter helped Beijing beat the winless Tianjin 86-64 for a three-game winning streak, while a winning second half saw Shanxi move past Shandong 84-75 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Monday.
47-year-old Liu is in high spirits during her preparations for the upcoming Tai Chi exhibition in the city of Liling, located in central China's Hunan province.
Messi put the hosts ahead in the 13th minute at La Bombonera after Lucas Ocampos was scythed down by Pervis Estupinan after a driving run into the penalty area. The 33-year-old now has 71 goals in 139 appearances for the Albiceleste.
Bratislava's talented young forward Samuel Bucek was the hero of the match, scoring the golden goal early in OT, his first of the season, after assisting on the tying goal in the second period. The team from Slovakia's capital climbed up two spots in the rankings to 7th place after the 3-2 OT victory.