The 10th seed, the oldest in the Rome Masters draw at 35, lost 6-0, 7-6 (2) to Musetti who is ranked 249th in the world.
"The situation was complicated so it was important to win tonight. It's hard, we created some chances, but we're not 100%."
Thiago also thanked his former club, with which he had spent the previous seven years.
ROME, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Italian Open with straight-set wins on Friday.
Stage One involves 32 groups of four players, with the player who tops each group progressing to Stage Two.
"When I signed a contract with Novara, I thought I was a great player. Lang Ping was already a great master. She won a lot of medals and she stood on top of the podium at the Olympic Games in Los Angeles. I will never forget the first training session with her. I was late and then Lang Ping made an individual training schedule for me. It was so intense that I couldn't stand on my feet after that," Glinka was quoted as saying by Polish outlet Onet Sport.
Only Dortmund can spoil Bayern's plans, assumes Lothar Matthaeus. But the German record international quickly added a big if: "If Bayern makes major mistakes."
"It's completely normal that we have to make another step because other teams will make other steps as well," said Klopp in an interview with Sky Sports News.
The single-leg match of the third qualifying round was played behind closed doors at Bloomfield Stadium in Jaffa, the southern part of the coastal city of Tel Aviv-Jaffa.
DOHA, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Al-Ahli Saudi FC of Saudi Arabia became the first team to reach the 2020 AFC Champions League round of 16, with a late Marko Marin goal earning them a 1-0 win over Iraq's Al-Shorta in Group A on Monday.
From then on, Arsenal were firmly in control, and took the lead in the 8th minute when Alex Lacazette bundled home from close range.