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Xujiahui News & Preview: Shandong Luneng v Shanghai East Asia

East Asia travel to Shandong in round 12 to take on a Luneng side struggling for consistency this year, in the first of two consecutive games on the road.


WEARE CANTON News & Preview: Hangzhou v Evergrande

With their top of the table showdown against the other boys in green looming large, Evergrande travel to Hangzhou to face a club buoyed by this week’s big CSL news - the visitors’ owner Xu Jiayin has apparently inspired Alibaba founder Jack Ma to invest some of his corporation’s considerable reserves into the Zhejiang side.  

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North Terrace News & Preview: Harbin Yiteng v Shanghai Shenhua

Shenhua look north — a long way north — this Saturday afternoon. A trip to 2014′s whipping boys should provide the Hongkou side with their best chance yet to break a years-long duck, but will their lack of firepower come to tell?

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Yuexiushan News and Preview: Guizhou v R&F

After securing the Cantonese bragging rights with last week’s derby win against Evergrande, this week R&F make their shortest away trip outside of Guangzhou as they travel 476 miles north-west to face Guizhou Renhe.


Evergrande fall to Cerezo defeat but advance with ease

An unfortunate own-goal from young midfielder Liao Lisheng saw Guangzhou Evergrande fall to a 1-0 defeat in their home fixture with J.League giants Cerezo Osaka, although the reigning champions advanced with ease due to their comfortable 5-1 advantage from the fixture in Japan.…


Rampant Kitchee’s Treble Dream Alive After AFC Cup Win

The treble dream is still very much alive for Kitchee after a straight forward and comfortable 2-0 win over Arema Indonesia at Mong Kok Stadium.…

Guizhou crushed as East Asia hit five at home again

Zhu Jiong’s miserable record against Shanghai East Asia continued unabated on Sunday afternoon, as a fourth consecutive rain-soaked encounter ended in a 5-2 rout of Guizhou Renhe.…


Shenhua stun Shandong in night of CSL drama

Luckless Shandong Luneng left Hongkou Stadium empty-handed for the second year in succession after losing 1-0 to Shanghai Shenhua on a night of pure footballing theatre.…