He also discussed Merino and Rodri, saying Merino was "a great player and with a style of play similar to mine, who can play in a holding role or further forward. I also really like Rodri as a player. There have been great players in the side and more will come in the future," explained the midfielder.
Zapata's Atalanta teammate Luis Muriel then coolly slotted home from 10 yards after Johan Mojica found him unmarked in the box.
Spain also have two players with lightning speed - Barcelona's Ansu Fati and Wolves' Adama Traore, who impressed on his Spain debut against Portugal on Wednesday night.
Further down the field, Giovinazzi's teammate Kimi Raikkonen finished a lowly 12th after an early clash with the Williams of George Russell, but the Finn also made a piece of F1 history by making his 323rd start, breaking Rubens Barrichello's long-standing record to become the sport's most experienced driver of all time.
Germany gave away its narrow lead in the dying seconds of the game as Kenan Karaman's last-gasp equalizer secured Turkey a draw on the road.
The prospect of a Schumacher returning to Formula one nearly 20 years after Michael Schumacher made his debut in 1991 is not only in Germany greeted enthusiastically.
"Through the planning and delivery of these extremely strict and effective protocols, I am delighted that we will be able to successfully complete the AFC Champions League, despite the enormous challenges in this unprecedented year, as we promised all our stakeholders," he said.
Wang won the hearts of the spectators in the stands with her outstanding performances, but she couldn't win the support from her mother, who believed girls should be elegant and focus on their academic studies. Wang only managed to convince her mother when she received an offer from a top high school because of her football talent.
Brazil will face Bolivia in Sao Paulo on Friday and Peru in Lima next Tuesday.
Veteran playmaker Thiago Neves pulled a goal back for the hosts by nodding home after a Luciano Batista cross.
Brazil will now turn their focus to their next qualifier against Peru in Lima on Tuesday while Bolivia will confront Argentina in La Paz the same day.