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CSL Round 26: Goals, Attendance, And Congrats to Guangzhou

tianjin fans attack Dalian players
tianjin fans attack Dalian players

Madness in Tianjin as angry Tianjin fans attack the Dalian reserves after the match.

The big news from this round is Guangzhou securing the title with four matches remaining, but a lot of interesting action across the country, as well as some fan violence in Shanghai and Tianjin fans attacking the Dalian reserves.

Changchun Yatai 0 – 2 Nanchang Hengyuan, Attendance 14,000

Changchun created plenty of chances, but couldn’t finish, while Nanchang shocked them with two goals, the win move gives Nanchang some much needed points.

Shaanxi Chanba 1 – 4 Guangzhou Evergrande, Attendance 25,000

Gao Hongbo’s charges jumped out to an early lead, but Guangzhou managed a quick equalizer and as has been the case all year, they managed to pour on late in the match.

Shandong Luneng 1 – 1 Beijing Guoan, Attendance 9,000

For more on this one, check out the full match report.

Tianjin Teda 2 – 2 Dalian Shide, Attendance 17,000

Tianjin took a two goal lead and should have been in the driver’s seat, but Dalian fights back with two second half equalizers to earn a point.

Shenzhen Ruby 1 – 1 Liaoning Whowin, Attendance 15,000

Yu Hanchao gets one off a throw in, but the home side come back with a late equalizer giving them a crucial point as they try to fight off relegation.

Chengdu Blades 0 – 0 Jiangsu Sainty, Attendance 4,000

But….Chengdu do enough at home to earn a point as well, its surely going to be a fight with only four matches remaining.

Shanghai Shenhua 3 – 2 Hangzhou Greentown, Attendance 9,000

An exciting affair at Hongkou this week, a full report here.

Henan Construction 4 – 1 Qingdao Jonoon, Attendance 9,000

Henan get back to winning ways by crushing Qingdao at home, an impressive performance that guarantees the Zhengzhou side will be in the Chinese Super League next year.

Brandon Chemers aka B. Cheng aka A Modern Lei Feng – is a name which may be familiar to many in the Chinese blogosphere. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for Wild East Football and is one of the lonely souls writing about Chinese football in English for the last 10 years. Chemers' credentials are second to none – his former blog focused not only on the fortunes of his beloved Beijing Guoan FC, but a multitude of other aspects of Beijing life. He’s deservedly built a reputation in the Chinese blogosphere as an insightful observer of not only Chinese football, but also the wider picture of life in modern China and its many layers. For WEF, beyond writing about Guoan, he often focuses on fan culture and the business of Chinese football.

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