CSL 2014 Previews: Guangzhou Evergrande

Elkeson Diamanti Huang Bowen

With the new season coming up just around the corner, it’s time for WEF to examine the prospects for last year’s Chinese Super League and Asian Champions League double winners, Guangzhou Evergrande.

WEF exclusive: Muriqui reveals injury forced substitution

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—GUANGZHOU—Following his side’s 4-2 win over Melbourne Victory on Wednesday night, Guangzhou Evergrande forward Muriqui revealed that a calf problem forced his half-time exit from the encounter.…

Ronaldinho sees red, but late strike gives Brazilians third place

Ronny Sees Red

Guangzhou Evergrande 2-3 Atletico Mineiro

FIFA Club World Cup Third/Fourth Place Playoff

Muriqui 9′, Conca (p) 15′; Tardelli 2′, Ronaldinho 45′, Luan 90(+1)’

An exciting contest was settled by an injury time goal as Atletico Mineiro beat Guangzhou Evergrande 3-2 to claim third place in the 2013 World Club Cup.…

Marcello Lippi talks Guangzhou Evergrande and winning worldwide

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Who the greatest Italian manager of all time?  Very few would disagree with Marcello Lippi. Winner of five Serie A titles, the UEFA Champions League and the 2006 World Cup, the 65 year old manager of Guangzhou Evergrande requires little introduction.

Evergrande Defeat Al Ahly to Book Semi-Final Clash With Bayern Munich

Evergrande Team vs Al-Ahly

Guangzhou Evergrande 2-0 Al-Ahly

FIFA Club World Cup Quarter-final

Elkeson 49′, Conca 67′

In their first appearance in the FIFA Club World Cup, Guangzhou Evergrande defeated Egyptian giants Al Ahly 2-0 to set up a semi-final encounter against European champions Bayern Munich.…

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.

Evergrande Defeat Guoan Home and Away to Claim CFA Final Berth

Elkeson and Conca celebrate vs Guoan

CFA Cup Semi-final, both legs

Beijing Guoan 0-1 Guangzhou Evergrande

Muriqui 80′

Guangzhou Evergrande 6-3 Beijing Guoan

Elkeson 33′, Conca 43′, 89′, Zhang Linpeng 58′, Huang Bowen 78′, Muriqui 80′; Utaka 55′, 67′, 69′

Guangzhou Evergrande will face Guizhou Renhe in the final of the Chinese FA Cup after a resounding 7-3 aggregate victory over the country capital’s premier side.…

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

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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.

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

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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.…

Qingdao Staring Down the Barrel After Defeat in Guangzhou

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Guangzhou Evergrande 3-1 Qingdao Jonoon

Chinese Super League round 28

Huang Bowen 19′, Muriqui 39′, Conca 90+3′; Bruno Meneghel 64′

Guangzhou Evergrande were comfortable winners on Sunday night in a game that meant little to the league champions, preparing for their first ACL final appearance next weekend, but has left Qingdao Jonoon deep in relegation trouble.…