Match Previews and Reports

Yuexiushan stadium

Yuexiushan News and Preview: R&F v Liaoning

Guangzhou R&F almost got their season off to a flying start in Tianjin but a last minute equaliser meant the hosts escaped with a draw.


WEARE CANTON News & Preview: Evergrande vs Harbin

Guangzhou Evergrande’s opening run of three consecutive home games against lesser CSL clubs continues as they this week welcome the other promoted side, Harbin Yiteng.


Kitchee Squander Lead to Draw 2-2 with Pune FC in AFC Cup

AFC CUP – Round 2

Kitchee 2                                                          Recio Fernando’29
Juan Carlos Belencoso’43

Pune FC (India)  2                                Pavlovic’55
Gabriel Fernandes’74

Attendance: 1,837

Hong Kong league leaders Kitchee threw away a golden opportunity to strengthen their grip on group H of the Asian Football Confederation’s AFC Cup after surrendering a two goal lead to Pune FC of India.…

view from the north terrace

North Terrace News & Preview: Shanghai Shenhua v Hangzhou Greentown

Shenhua’s first home fixture of 2014 throws up a second consecutive derby — but will fan protests overshadow the “greenest” Yangtze Delta Derby in years?


Diamanti missile secures deadlock in Yokohama

AFC Champions League Group Stage Round 2

Yokohama F-Marinos 1
Jin Hanato 20′

Guangzhou Evergrande 1
Alessandro Diamanti 38′

The Asian champions left Japan with a well-earned point after a jaw-dropping Alessandro Diamanti free kick just before half time canceled out Jin Hanato’s opener.…


Vagner Love stars in emphatic Shandong win over Cerezo

Shandong Luneng delivered a defiant repost to their early season critics on Tuesday night with a convincing 3-1 away victory over J.League side Cerezo Osaka, in a game that will ease the mounting pressure on manager Cuca and his team.…


Wu Lei secures point as East Asia draw at Liaoning

Shanghai East Asia kicked off their 2014 CSL campaign with a 1-1 draw shaded with controversy away to Liaoning Whowin at the Panjin Stadium.…


Captain Wang rescues a draw for Tianjin against R&F


Guangzhou R&F 1;
Davi 6′

Tianjin TEDA 1
Wang Xinxin 90′

After leading from the 6th minute of the match, Guangzhou R&F gave up a 90th minute equaliser when Wang Xinxin capitalised on a free header inside the six yard box.…