In Brief




Shenxin provides Shanghai surprise for disappointing Guoan

Beijing Guoan’s bad luck in Shanghai so far this season continued on Saturday night after dropping three points to struggling Shanghai Shenxin.…

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Shenhua’s miserable two-year run continues as Harbin grab late point

A late penalty for Harbin denied Shanghai Shenhua a first victory outside of their home city for two years in a six-goal thriller yesterday afternoon.…


Elkeson hat-trick seals Evergrande win in Hangzhou

Elkeson scored his second perfect hat-trick for Guangzhou Evergrande to send him back to the top of the CSL goalscoring charts (level with Shanghai East Asia’s Tobias Hysen) and his team three points clear of Beijing Guoan at the summit of the league.…

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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.