Match Previews and Reports

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Guangdong and Qingdao play out disappointing draw

Mao Jianqing pounced on a Guangdong defensive error to give Qingdao the lead in a dull first half between two sides who are tipped to be competing for promotion to the CSL.…


Guizhou Secure Late Win Against Liaoning

Guizhou Renhe overcame their midweek Asian Champions League mediocrity with a goal just ten minutes from time to seal a valuable away victory to Liaoning.…

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Hat-trick hero Hamdallah sinks Shenxin in Guangzhou R&F victory

Moroccan striker Abderazzak Hamdallah’s first goals for Guangzhou R&F earned the Cantonese club victory in a very open game. Hosts Shenxin had taken the lead but fell behind when Hamdallah grabbed his second immediately after a Shenxin freekick had struck the bar.…

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North Terrace News & Preview: Beijing Guoan v Shanghai Shenhua

Monday evening sees the first China Derby of 2014, with Guoan and Shenhua’s early seasons reflecting the diverging trajectories of the clubs in recent years.

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Xujiahui News & Preview: Hangzhou Greentown v Shanghai East Asia

After last week’s confidence-boosting thumping of city rivals Shanghai Shenxin, East Asia travel to neighbours Hangzhou Greentown looking to continue their upward trajectory against a side themselves buoyed by a clinical 3-1 victory over Shanghai Shenhua in round 2.


WEARE CANTON News & Preview: Evergrande vs Changchun

The last of Guangzhou Evergrande’s trio of opening home games sees them face Changchun Yatai, the fourteenth placed team in the 2013 CSL.

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Guangzhou R&F travel to the Shanghai suburbs to take on Shenxin with both sides looking to get their first win of the 2014 China Super League season.


Gao Lin stars as Evergrande edge past Jeonbuk

For the second time in the space of just a few days, Gao Lin was the hero for Guangzhou Evergrande, grabbing a brace in a contentious 3-1 victory over Jeonbuk Motors at Tianhe Stadium.…