It’s been another tricky international break for Marcelo Lippi’s side – and the pundits have plenty of scorn for the continued selection of an ageing national core when the league is ensuring that U23 players are getting plenty of enforced game-time.
The big discussion this week centres around the return to club football, with a titanic fixture card kicking off the title run-in. We look at the strengths and weaknesses of Guoan, Evergrande and Shanghai International Port Group and predict who we think will edge this see-saw race – before asking listeners to commit their opinions to the record through our weekly Twitter poll. There’s also a look at the crucial six-pointer at the bottom of the table – and could Henan and Chongqing drag any other sides into the dogfight with them?
We wrap up with a tongue-in-cheek look at how to bring the authentic CSL experience into FIFA 19 ahead of its launch – we have squad rules, recommended teams, ideas for replicating punishment bingo and finally answer the big question – who are “the Everton of China”?
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