The third quarter was contested in a balanced fashion as both sides traded buckets. Xing and Yu combined for four 3-pointers to push Shanxi ahead 64-60 before the final 10 minutes.
Scaloni confirmed the Albiceleste will be without Paulo Dybala for the match because of a stomach problem, while Sevilla midfielder Marcos Acuna is doubtful with a hamstring injury.
"Our players prepared well and did a good job today," said Shaanxi coach Jiang E'Ying.
TALLINN, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Estonia drew 3-3 with North Macedonia at home on Sunday in the UEFA Nations League.
"I spoke with Messi when everything related to his situation with Barcelona was resolved and we had another extensive talk when he came [to Argentina for the World Cup qualifiers]," Scaloni told a virtual news conference.
Firmino doubled the hosts' lead by sliding home from close range after being fed by Atletico Madrid left-back Renan Lodi.
Israel missed a dramatic equalizer in the 92nd minute, as midfielder Manor Solomon's shot hit the post.
Hebei is still winless going into the season. Guo finished with a game-high 31 points. Chen Jinting and Ma Wen added 15 and 13 respectively.
The Patriots had a chance to sink a buzzer-beater, but guard Henri Wade Chatman failed to hit the target behind the free-throw line at the last second.
Wu Tongtong got 21 points, Yu Dong scored 16 points while Zhao Zhifang added 13 for Shanxi.
The record Roland Garros winner grabbed it, firing an ace to end the two-hour-and-41-minute final with a love game. He then kneeled down, smiled widely and pumped his arms. It was the fourth time he has won his favourite tournament without conceding a set.