We’re back with a discussion on the soul of Chinese football – are naturalized Brazilians the answer to World Cup qualification woes, or yet another example of the governing bodies making a laughing stock of the game? It’s an opinionated start to the pod as we move on to the latest mid-season rule changes from the CFA – good, bad, indifferent, or just ill-timed?
After getting back into the swing of Phenomenon of the Week, the panel turn to the CSL – there’s clear daylight between the top three and the rest of the league. Is this a European-style financial disparity or down to good management, what impact does this gap have on the title race – and what could the trailing pack do to catch back up?
This ties into a discussion of the latest PR battle between Yannick Carrasco and Dalian – are the club, the player, owners Wanda or perhaps some mysterious background figures the big losers in this mess?
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