Firmino doubled the hosts' lead by sliding home from close range after being fed by Atletico Madrid left-back Renan Lodi.
"The players don't seem worried, because unfortunately it is a situation that will last for a while. We'd all like things to be different and to be able to play with fans in the ground, but we can't be worried, even though we all want this to be resolved as soon as possible," said the coach in his pre-game press conference.
"James played well and he's going to keep improving," the Portuguese said. "He was trying to get his goal today, but with 15 minutes left it seemed important to me to give him a rest.
"We were not able to keep up with the aggressive approach of our opponents. We produced no final passes. I tried to switch things up in the roster but nothing helped," said Slovakia's coach Hapal after the game.
Most Valuable Player in the regular season, finals and All-stars, Ji almost claimed every individual honor, but on the collective level, she dreamed of winning the championship.
In an interview with Xinhua, Alfred Manyozo, captain for Be Forward Wanderers, could not hide his joy at the new development. However, he was quick to say that there is a need for all athletes to follow the Football Association's guidelines.
The German coach has spotted a lack of mentality, but didn't mention the loss of efficiency and robustness.
"I did not take Barcelona's message about needing a change of air very well," Suarez said. "More than anything, because of the way it was handled, because you have to recognize when a cycle is over.
After a lucky penalty-shootout victory over Ireland in the European qualifiers on Thursday, Slovakia had its hopes up for a possible first Group 2 triumph in the Nation's League fixture in Glasgow, but a weak performance of Pavel Hapal's squad left the home team unchallenged and Slovakia in the last place of the standings with only a single point earned.
"I never said I am going to be the leader, but I am more prepared than ever for this season and I am tremendously excited by it," concluded Asensio. Enditem
As the match progressed, Germany assumed control and Turkey's goalkeeper Mert Gunok had to be on guard to defuse long-range efforts from Julian Brandt and Luca Waldschmidt before the break.