The Slovaks were inches away from taking the lead in the 75th minute when Dalian Yifang midfielder Marek Hamsik sent a great pass to Lukas Haraslin who beat Randolph but was denied by Ireland captain Shane Duffy.
"Now I value my health a lot more, because it is horrible being stopped for so long and you really suffer," explained the 24-year-old, who is now looking forward to the new campaign.
Ji is going through her fourth season in a duel role from the 2017-18 season.
But not long later, she got an answer. "I am still young. Why not give it a try? Maybe I will have a chance."
Bragantino's night went from bad to worse when Thonny Anderson was shown a straight red card for a reckless tackle on Edenilson with five minutes remaining.
Shao, captain of China's national team, first stood out to convert two fast break baskets in a row. Sichuan showed its depth with substitutes on the court, compiling a 10-point advantage after the first quarter expired.
In other fixtures on Sunday, Fluminense won 1-0 at home to Bahia, Atletico Goianiense overcame Bragantino 2-1 at home and hosts Ceara beat Corinthians 2-1. Enditem
"If I were still in charge in F1, I would take the opportunity to get him," said the former Mercedes racing boss Norbert Haug, talking about Mick's outstanding talent.
"I have seen more and more young parents bring their children to play golf, which makes me believe golf will have a bright future in China," she said. Enditem
Next to the football pitch, two groups of volleyball players also showcased aggressiveness to take a lead in the volleyball court, raising gust of dust when they move. Liu Huan, the chief umpire of beach volleyball, also highly focused on the contest to ensure the result fairness.
"We played badly today, especially in the first quarter. We had many mistakes on the court, which was indescribable," rued Henan coach Li Jianxin. Enditem