China League One: Picking the best games in Round 30

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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.…

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.…

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.…

China League One: Picking the best games of Round 24

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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.…

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.…

China League One: Picking the best games of Round 23

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Shanghai East Asia (1st) – Tianjin Songjiang (2nd)

Uh-oh. Could this finally be the week that East Asia’s luck runs out?…

Weary East Asia Share The Points With Fujian

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Another week, another frustrating game for Shanghai East Asia. The seemingly perpetual China League One leaders drew 1-1 away with Fujian Smart Hero in a relatively dull clash that the visitors needed to win but ultimately seemed happy to draw.…

China League One: Picking The Best Games In Round 22

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Fujian Smart Hero (10th) – Shanghai East Asia (1st)

Having officially become the most unpredictable outfit in China League One, Shanghai East Asia are now an absolute nightmare to evaluate and assess before each new round of games.…

China League One: Picking the best games in Round 21

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Shanghai East Asia (1st) – Beijing Baxy (16th)

Shanghai East Asia, having been beaten for the third time in five games, now have the lifeline of a game against the division’s bottom side and if the former can’t get the job done in front of their home fans this week, the red half of Shanghai may as well put their promotion aspirations in a box and forgo the rest of the season.…

Ruthless Hunan punish Shanghai East Asia

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Shanghai East Asia suffered yet another untimely loss, this time away to second place Hunan Xiangtao. The league leaders saw their lead slashed to four points after failing to hold their nerve against a talented but somewhat mercurial home team.…