The North-East View: Familiar feeling as Changchun lose league opener

Changchun Yatai left fans with a familiar disappointing feeling after suffering a 2-1 loss to Hangzhou Greentown in their first league match of 2016. Yatai got off to a bad start when Greentown’s Chinese Taipei international midfielder Chen Po-Liang scored after just four minutes of play. It took Greentown just 18 more minutes to extend […]

The North-East View: Changchun Yatai making early moves

Having finished 2015 in 10th place, Changchun Yatai have begun making early moves for a better 2016 campaign. Changchun improved their league standing last year, having finished 14th and 13th the previous two seasons, and are now looking to return to the level that fans expect of them. 8th place appears to be the long-desired […]

The North-East View: Changchun good so far but work still to be done

We’ve reached the half-way point in the 2015 CSL season and Changchun Yatai sit in 9th place, but they have areas to improve if they want a Top 8 finish. Changchun’s season started in much the same way as it had in the last two seasons, with the North-East team lingering near the bottom of […]

The North-East View: Unbeaten Run Renews Confidence for Changchun

After a disappointing start to the 2015 CSL season, Changchun Yatai have finally put a string of victories together to move up the table. Results earlier in the season replicated those the North-East club earned at the beginning of last season, with Yatai having to wait until April 18th to record a 4-1 victory over […]

The North-East View: A Lot Of Work To Be Done For Changchun

So the first day of the season has finally arrived and for many, the day was one of joy. But sadly not for Changchun Yatai fans. The North-East side headed south to play against Shandong Luneng Taishan and, admittedly, Shandong were heavy favourites to win this game. While this was the case, the way Changchun […]