Gao Lin helps Evergrande sink 10-man Tianjin


A Gao Lin double helped Guangzhou Evergrande to a convincing 5-2 away victory over Tianjin Teda on Friday night, in a match that in which the champions twice saw their lead pegged back by the hosts.…

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.…

Ten man Harbin fall to understrength Evergrande


Guangzhou Evergrande 4 – 1 Harbin Yiteng

Chinese Super League Round 2

Rene Junior 44′, Gao Lin 70′, Huang Bowen 81′, Alessandro Diamanti 87′; Han Deming 45′

They kept level with the champions for well over an hour, but going a goal and man down in the space of two minutes was too much for CSL new boys Harbin Yiteng.…

New arrivals on target as Evergrande open with a win



Guangzhou Evergrande 3 

Renê Júnior 53′, Feng Renliang 62′, Dong Xuesheng 70′

Henan Jianye 0

Despite fielding a weakened line-up, Guangzhou Evergrande ran out comfortable winners over Henan Jianye in the second fixture of the 2014 China Super League.…

China falls ass backwards into Asian Cup



Iraq 3
Younis Mahmood 22, 42
Adi Adnan 58

China 1
Zhang Xizhe (pk) 73

Despite an embarrassing 3-1 defeat against Iraq, China will take part in next year’s Asian Cup thanks to qualifying as the best third place team.…

Guangzhou Evergrande prepare for ACL opener with win over Qingdao Hainiu

Elkeson scores penalty

Guangzhou Evergrande 3-0 Qingdao Hainiu

Friendly match

Elkeson 14′ (pen.), Zhao Xuri 72′, Gao Lin 76′

In their final run-out prior to next Wednesday’s Asian Champion’s League opener at home to Melbourne Victory, Guangzhou Evergrande were comfortable winners in a friendly against second tier Qingdao Hainiu.…

Guangzhou Evergrande 2013 Squad – Ranking the Players

Evergrande First Eleven

After the second leg of the CFA final last Saturday, which saw Guizhou Renhe deny Guangzhou Evergrande the treble, four Evergrande supporters and sometime contributers to WEF (Damian, Piers, Fee, and GZBiffo) gathered to discuss which players had been most vital to their team’s incredible dominance of 2013.

ACL Final Second Leg, Guangzhou Evergrande vs FC Seoul: View From the Press Box

View From the Press Box s

Guangzhou Evergrande 1-1 (agg. 3-3) FC Seoul

ACL Final Second Leg

Elkeson 58′; Damjanović 62′

Thanks to famed Korea-based football writer John Duerden, Wild East Football’s Guangzhou Evergrande correspondent GZBiffo managed to acquire a media pass for the second leg of the Asian Champions League final.

Conca scores brace in final CSL appearance for Evergrande

Concas Message

Guangzhou Evergrande 5-0 Wuhan Zall

Chinese Super League round 30

Elkeson 2′, 22′, Conca 6′, 76′, Gao Lin 80′

This game was everything you’d expect of a season-closer between the confirmed top and bottom placed teams of a league, especially one with a quality gap as large as the CSL.…

FC Seoul 2-2 Guangzhou Evergrande: Honours even in ACL final


FC Seoul 2-2 Guangzhou Evergrande
ACL Final First Leg
Escudero 12′, Damjanović 83′; Elkeson 20′, Gao Lin 59′

It was a chilly night in Seoul, with temperatures dropping into single digits for the first time in months, but all those fortunate enough to be inside the World Cup stadium were rewarded with a fine game of football between Asia’s two outstanding sides.…