The home team's American goalie Tomas Sholl had his hands full, making a solid 39 saves during Nitra's offensive pressure (the first goal was scored just 36 seconds into the game), letting only three pucks slide past his back.
The Lakers beat the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night, winning its first championship in a decade.
After a goalless first period, the flood gates opened wide in the second in which Poprad scored five times.
Lakers guard Danny Green missed a potential go-ahead 3-pointer, followed by a Markieff Morris turnover in the last minute, Heat guard Tyler Herro closed the game out for the Heat with a pair of free throws.
Many see the German team as having reached rock bottom when considering the mediocre performances over the past two years.
After the loss, Tianjin, Hebei and Wuhan remained the last three teams on the table; they have not won a game since the season started.
"Many people informed me of that, but I never thought of scoring 43 points today. It was a recognition for me over the past 16 seasons," said Ji, who took charge of Daqing in the 2017-18 season.
Ghana's Tariq Fosu opened the scoring on 22 minutes, but Qatar's Almoez Ali levelled the scores in the 44th minute.
These three players have all been included in the squad for the Champions League along with John Stones, who remains at Manchester City despite his erratic form since joining from Everton in 2016.
PARIS, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Greece's fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas has done everything and gave all out in a nearly-four-hour match against world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, saving match points and clawing back from 0-2 down to earn a deciding set, but all denied by a dominating top seed in the decider as the Serbian secured a 6-3, 6-2, 5-7, 4-6, 6-1 semifinal victory to advance his fifth French Open final.
"Our defense slumped in the third quarter, and gave opponents many open shots from 3-point land," Hebei coach Ma Tao rued. Enditem