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Chinese Super League Prevails over HKPL as Evergrande Defeat Eastern in ACL Opener

AFC Champions League Group G Guangzhou Evergrande 7 Eastern 0 Attendance: 38631 Hopes were high for Eastern as they made their Asian Champions league debut in the intimidating surroundings of Tianhe stadium but any glimmer of a gaining an unexpected away result was all but rendered impossible within three minutes of play when the first […]

Jiangsu ready for Jeju United in hunt for AFC redemption

New campaign sees ambitions renewed Jiangsu launches its AFC Champions League campaign on Feb 22 as the least speculated upon CSL team and yet, despite Choi Yong-Soo’s chilled press conference pattering, the South Korean manager should have no misapprehensions regarding why Suning’s boardroom big dogs hired him midway through 2016. His gradual development of FC […]

Scolari looks forward to Eastern FC clash as mysterious issue prevents away fans attending Asian Champion’s League debut

Hong Kong champions, Eastern, will embark their first ever Asian Champions league group stage match this coming Wednesday without any of their supporters to cheer them on despite the game taking place less than 130km away in Guangzhou. The ACL debutants take on the seasoned Asian Champions League veterans in the imposing surrounding of Tianhe Stadium, […]

Chinese Super League fixtures 2017 – Evergrande v Guoan, Shenhua v Jiangsu in bumper opening weekend

The 2017 Chinese Super League season starts with a bang on the weekend of March 3 as champions Guangzhou Evergrande welcome rivals Beijing Guoan in an exciting opening day card which also features a Yangzte Delta derby. Following on from last year, a fixture computer was again used to formulate the timing of this season’s […]

North Terrace News: Champions league football returns to Hongkou with crucial Brisbane playoff

Wednesday night sees Shanghai Shenhua welcome continental competition back after six barren years. Can a new-look Shenhua side catch Brisbane Roar cold, or will the Carlos Tevez era backfire before the season has really begun? Heightened anxiety Ah, playoffs. Especially in such a low-scoring sport as football, nothing else can quite ratchet the already-high tension up to 11 quite […]

Moreno and Tevez in control as Shenhua smash Jiangsu

Shanghai Shenhua’s South American contingent were in fine form as Gio Moreno, Carlos Tevez and Fredy Guarin helped deliver a comprehensive 4-0 victory for boss Gus Poyet in his first Yangtze Delta derby. CHINESE SUPER LEAGUE Shangahi Shenhua 4 Moreno 17, 86 Tevez 36 Mao Jianqing 79 Jiangsu Suning 0 Jiangsu Suning went into this […]