Match Previews and Reports

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Yuexiushan News and Preview: R&F v Henan

Guangzhou R&F tasted defeat for the first time last week whilst Henan Jianye got their first win. Will Henan be able to make it two in a row or can the blue and whites bounce back?


WEARE CANTON News & Preview: Evergrande v Tianjin

Guangzhou Evergrande’s second away game of the season is a repeat of the only fixture they lost in the 2013 Chinese Super League: a trip to the Olympic Center Stadium to face Tianjin Teda.


Elkeson shines again as Evergrande overcome Aerbin

After a string of subdued performances, Guangzhou returned to their high-scoring ways against Dalian Aerbin, though the result itself was in the balance right up until injury time.…


Doubly delicious for Guoan as R&F falls to first defeat

After recent struggles, Beijing Guoan returned to form with an important win against Guangzhou R&F with goals in the final minutes of each half, provided by Joffre Guerron and Shao Jiayi.…


Last-second blunder costs Shenhua victory against Changchun

A perplexing goalkeeping blunder from Shenhua’s Geng Xiaofeng cost the Shanghai side a vaulable three points away  to Changchun Yatai and continued their miserable 8-year run of not having won a CSL match in the Dongbei city.…


East Asia fall to first defeat at Jianye

Shanghai East Asia tasted defeat for the first time this season in what turned out to be a thoroughly frustrating evening for the league leaders, away at Henan Jianye.…


WEARE CANTON News & Preview: Evergrande vs Dalian

Guangzhou Evergrande return home after the previous round’s 2-0 win in Nanjing to face Dalian Aerbin. 2013′s fifth placed CSL team haven’t had a great start, only claiming their first win of the season last weekend, but defeat midweek in Korea leaves Evergrande with two losses from three in all competitions and looking more vulnerable than they have in quite some time.

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North Terrace News & Preview: Changchun Yatai v Shanghai Shenhua

It’s a second debut for Shenhua’s returning manager — will Sergio Batista be able to fire up a sleepwalking Shenhua for their Sunday afternoon trip to the north-east?