The pod looks forward to some crunch semi-finals this week, with Shanghai International Port Group welcoming Japanese side Urawa Red Diamonds for a mouth-watering AFC Champions’ League tie midweek before facing off yet again against title rivals Guangzhou Evergrande for the chance to play the winner of the other Shanghai derby in this year’s CFA Cup final. Can League One Shenxin add to a week of upsets by beating a newly-resurgent looking Shenhua?
We look back on the surprise CSL results from the weekend – not least Tianjin TEDA’s big 4-1 derby win, and discuss why unfortunately the allegations of corruption are never far away at this time of the season. There’s also time for some reaction to Carlos Tevez’s latest complaints, a look at some of the interesting sides who might be coming up in the League Two promotion race, and reflections on yet more alleged dressing-room violence in the League One relegation fight.
Wild East Football’s Steve Crooks is the host, joined by expert panelists Jamie McIlroy in Wuhan and Cameron Wilson in Shanghai.
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