"It's always exciting to play a qualifying round," said Suarez, who joined Atletico Madrid from their La Liga rivals Barcelona last month.
"We've had an unbelievable group of players over the last two seasons and a squad of great people. I will miss them all hugely...I'd also like to say a massive thanks to the club for considering mine and my family's future and allowing me to make this move."
After dominating the upper hand across the final quarter, Zhejiang kept up its all-win record in the ongoing 2020-2021 season.
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.
Dongguan got within seven points with 2:19 left in the third quarter, but Shan scored eight straight points thereafter to push Zhejiang's lead to 15 points heading into the last quarter. Dongguan came no closer than 13 points throughout the rest of the game.
As for player updates, Germany's Han Ying enters the action at the Women's World Cup in place of Australia's Melissa Tapper, and Germany's Patrick Franziska replaces Australia's Hu Heming to participate in the Men's World Cup. Enditem
Le Fondre said he enjoyed his time with the club and in Australia.
"My team secured a deserved victory today. We should have scored more goals but in the end all I care for are the three points," Leipzig's head coach Julian Nagelsmann said. Enditem
On the Dongguan side, Shen Yi nailed 13 points, while Hu Ke added 10.
People run with dogs during an annual "Fast Dog" race in Moscow, Russia, on Oct. 3, 2020. More than 140 people took part in the race this year. (Photo by Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr/Xinhua)
Despite the return of the veteran duo, Colombia's squad also features a number of fresh faces, including uncapped Hertha Berlin striker John Cordoba and America de Cali goalkeeper Eder Chaux.