"This also reflects the ever-increasing international appeal of table tennis, which is extremely pleasing to see as we continue to work hard to make the sport more global in the future," he added.
Atletico Madrid were unable to repeat the performance that gave them a 6-1 win over Granada at the weekend, as they were held 0-0 away to recently promoted Huesca.
Cherono will take on Ethiopians Birhanu Legese, holder of the third-fastest time of 2:02:48 in marathon history and Kinde Atanaw, the race defending champion and current record holder for the Valencian course in a race slated for December 6.
The game had already seen more than its fair share of drama after Solly March had headed Brighton level in the 95th minute, when it had looked as if a Lewis Dunk own goal and a cool finish from Marcus Rashford would give Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men three points after Neal Maupay had put the home side in front from the penalty spot.
For the fifth placed Shenzhen, any prospect of promoting the top four appeared to be extinguished when Pouraliganji's powerful shot hit the crossbar on 75 minutes.
"It means a lot for me. I think I improved a lot in the past two years. I believe in myself that I can make something better than I was before," Giustino said.
In the Meizhou division, Meizhou Hakka continued to lead the rankings by beating Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic 2-0, while Guizhou Hengfeng edged Jiangxi Liansheng 3-1, and Zhejiang Energy Greentown down Liaoning Shenyang Urban 1-0.
Lautaro Martinez came off the bench to add the fifth for Inter with a rocket in the 72nd minute, and Caprari scored a consolation goal for Benevento four minutes later.
In the 33rd minute Fati's acceleration then drew a foul in the area from Mario Gaspar and Messi slotted home the penalty to make it 3-0 and Pau Torres scored an own goal with the last action of the first half when he put Messi's clipped ball past the stranded Asenjo under timid pressure from Busquets.
Defending champions Paris Saint-Germain will travel to play Stade Reims on Sunday, with both Neymar and Kylian Mbappe available for Thomas Tuchel's side for the first time this season. Enditem
"Never give up. It's a good day. It's nice to get another win as it's been a while and I now need to keep the momentum going," added the Finn, who has generally struggled to match Hamilton's pace this year.