All eight Chinese Super League matches originally scheduled for tomorrow night have been cancelled due to the China Olympic team’s crunch qualifier away to Oman on Thursday.
This means Shanghai Shenhua’s big match against huge-spending league leaders Guangzhou will now take place on Wednesday August 24 at 19.45.
Changchun v Beijing Guoan, Chengdu v Shenzhen, Jiangsu v Hangzhou, Henan v Liaoning, Shandong v Qingdao, Tianjin v Nanchang and Shaanxi v Dalian were also all scheduled for this date. These matches will now be played later in the season.
Ground: Hongkou Football Stadium, Hongkou District, Shanghai
Capacity: 35,000 (26,000 for football)
Honours: Chinese top-tier league champions: 1995
Chinese top-tier league runners-up: 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2008
Chinese FA Cup winners: 1998
Chinese FA Cup runners up: 1995, 1997, 2015