Guangzhou Evergrande poised for 6th consecutive CSL title – but what else will be decided this weekend?


With the Chinese Super League playing its third last round of the 2016 season this weekend, WEF takes a look at what still has to be decided this season. CSL Title Race Guangzhou Evergrande will win their sixth consecutive CSL title against Yanbian Funde at home on Sunday if they win, or if Jiangsu Suning lose against […]

North Terrace News: Shenhua’s run-in begins with visit of champions-elect


Guangzhou Taobao Evergrande roll into town on Saturday night as Shanghai Shenhua begin their league and cup run-in with the toughest fixture remaining. Can the hosts extend their Hongkou winning form to get a first-ever home win against Evergrande, or will they lose early ground in the race for third? The beginning of the end Following […]

Worker’s Stadium Revue: Cup glory or bust


It all comes down to these 90 minutes (and possibly penalty kicks). Beijing Guoan faces off against Guangzhou Evergrande tonight at Worker’s Stadium and needs to come up with a result after a 2-1 loss in the opening leg in Guangzhou. While Evergrande has the upper hand, the away goal Guoan scored in that match […]

Guangzhou Evergrande stay top with victory over challengers Jiangsu

Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao F.C. beat Jiangsu Suning to stay in pole position as the season approaches the halfway point. Lots of excitement for the top of the table clash between reigning champions Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao F.C. and title hopefuls Jiangsu Suning. Jiangsu still had caretaker manager Tang Jing in charge but recently appointed manager Choi […]

Xihu Insider: Hong Myung-Bo staying calm but Greentown on course for a hiding ahead of Guangzhou’s trip to Huanglong


Ahead of Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao rolling into town, the Greentown boss faced the media following another defeat and we look ahead to a huge game against the defending champions.  Spirited performance ends in familiar outcome against Henan It may have taken the best part of 70 minutes, but the Hangzhou Greentown of the early rounds of […]

North Terrace News: Evergrande a tough mayday assignment for Shenhua


Shanghai Shenhua get the holiday weekend underway with the tough trip to Tianhe. Can they take the momentum of last weekend’s rebound victory over Hebei with them, or will the wounded beast of the home side continue their domestic dominance? Hebei win difficult to evaluate Was last Sunday’s much-needed home win a routine victory over […]

Guangzhou stay alive in AFC Champions League

Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao FC beat 2-0 Pohang Steelers Tuesday night to keep their AFC Champions League hopes alive. Before the match Pohang coach Choi Jin-cheul said his side would come out looking for a win. Pohang had a better chance of qualifying for the knockout stage before the match with Guangzhou looking all, but eliminated. […]

Urawa put Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao on brink of ACL elimination

Urawa Red Diamonds beat Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao 1-0 to give a slim chance of the reigning Asian champions moving on from the group stage. AFC CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GROUP H Urawa Red Diamonds 1 Yuki Muto 52′ Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao FC 0 Attendance: 30,282 The two sides last met on March 16 in Guangzhou whenUrawa were […]

Dongbei focus: Super League teams fail to impress, Dalian sides bring home six points

Yifang vs Yiteng

Not one point was won among the North-Eastern Super League teams this week so it fell to their League One counterparts to pick up the pieces as they kicked off their 2016 campaigns. The two Dalian sides secured full points in their opening games as they hit the ground running. Super League Jiangsu Suning 2-1 Yanbian Fude […]

Final CSL Transfer Update – Part 1: Shenhua and Guo’an steal the spotlight as transfer window winds down


The Chinese transfer window closed on February 26th and, with all clubs just confirming their final 30-man squads for the upcoming campaign, the dust has settled on the priciest flurry of transfer activity in Chinese history. Here, we take a look at all the moves last season’s top eight have made since between our last […]