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North Terrace News: Stuttering Shenhua need China Derby win

Shanghai Shenhua may have sealed Asian Champions League preliminary round qualification this week, but their patchy form means they are no longer favorites for third spot and direct entry to the play-off round. Can a win over old rivals help set the Hongkou side up to pip their newer rivals to the qualification post? The […]

Xihu Insider: Relegation battle heading to the wire after Changchun Yatai capitalise on Greentown defeat in Guangzhou

After a crushing away defeat to a brilliantly clinical Guangzhou R&F, Hangzhou Greentown are yet again desperate for points as relegation rivals breath down their necks and Shanghai Shenhua come to town looking to end their Huanglong derby day hoodoo. Zahavi puts Greentown to the sword in Guangdong  Start off with a generous helping of pre-game […]

Guangzhou Evergrande poised for 6th consecutive CSL title – but what else will be decided this weekend?

With the Chinese Super League playing its third last round of the 2016 season this weekend, WEF takes a look at what still has to be decided this season. CSL Title Race Guangzhou Evergrande will win their sixth consecutive CSL title against Yanbian Funde at home on Sunday if they win, or if Jiangsu Suning lose against […]

North Terrace News: Shenhua stumble to Hangzhou

It’s the CSL’s big Tim Cahill Derby on Sunday, as third-place Shenhua stutter towards the finish line with a trip to relegation-threatened Hangzhou Greentown. Will the curse of Huanglong finally be broken? Uneasy favorites freeze again There’s something not quite right with the mentality of Shenhua, and there hasn’t been for years – the charitable […]

League One Round 29 Wrap: Baise heroics in Guizhou take 3-way promotion race to last day; Jonoon relegated

Another wild and unpredictable League One season is drawing to an end and the penultimate round of fixtures provided plenty of drama. A stoppage time winner in Guiyang means a three-way tie at the top of the table going into the final week of the season and old Super League stalwarts Qingdao Jonoon were relegated […]

North Terrace News: Shenhua welcome Henan with ACL qualification theirs to lose

Sunday evening sees Shanghai Shenhua start their sprint for the line with the visit of Henan Jianye – a win against their mid-table opponents will see the Hongkou side put one foot in next season’s Asian Champions League. Can the boys in blue hold their nerve and see out an impressive end to a dramatic 2016 […]