China League One: Picking the best games in Round 30

Hunan Xiangtao (10th) – Shenzhen Ruby (8th) Hunan are in complete and utter freefall, and their astounding collapse in the last few months has caught many by surprise. The team who was in second place in the table at the midway point in the season and had one of the best home records going back several years […]

Shanghai East Asia Leave It Late To Silence Hohhot Dongjin

An 81st minute strike from captain Wang Shenchao give Shanghai East Asia a priceless 1-0 victory over the struggling Hohhot Dongjin on Sunday night, restoring the home side’s four point lead at the top of the table in what was a scrappy, frenetic and remarkable game. East Asia had the best chance in an error […]

Wasteful East Asia nullified by robust Chongqing FC

Wasteful finishing, inspired goal keeping and some terrible gamesmanship from both teams were all critical factors in Shanghai East Asia’s 0-0 draw with the visiting Chongqing FC on Saturday. The hosts remain five points clear of second place Wuhan Zull in China League One but it could and should have been so much more against a […]

China League One: Picking the best games of Round 24

Shanghai East Asia (1st) vs. Chongqing FC (10th) Having put second place Tianjin Songjiang to the sword in their previous game, Shanghai East Asia now have to keep things going against their guests from Chongqing. The league leaders are now seven games away from promotion but need to make the most of their next three […]

Late flurry seals the deal for East Asia in critical home victory

Deft managing at a crucial point in the game was the difference in a nervy and often controversial match between Shanghai East Asia and the visiting Tianjin Sonjiang which the home side won 3-0. Cheered on by the relatively large crowd that were in attendance – including at least a hundred Shenhua fans standing side […]