Yuexiushan News and Preview: R&F v Henan

Guangzhou R&F tasted defeat for the first time last week whilst Henan Jianye got their first win. Will Henan be able to make it two in a row or can the blue and whites bounce back? Club News The R&F under-17 side won the first Guangzhou derby of the year, beating their Evergrande compatriots 3-1 […]

WEARE CANTON News & Preview: Tianjin v Evergrande

Guangzhou Evergrande’s second away game of the season is a repeat of the only fixture they lost in the 2013 Chinese Super League: a trip to the Olympic Center Stadium to face Tianjin Teda. Initially met with cynical mutterings, last year’s unexpected 1-0 victory turned out to be the start of a late purple patch […]

Elkeson shines again as Evergrande overcome Aerbin

After a string of subdued performances, Guangzhou returned to their high-scoring ways against Dalian Aerbin, though the result itself was in the balance right up until injury time. Elkeson was instrumental, scoring two and forcing the save that led to another, but Yu Hanchao also sparkled with a classy brace of his own. CHINESE SUPER […]

Doubly delicious for Guoan as R&F falls to first defeat

After recent struggles, Beijing Guoan returned to form with an important win against Guangzhou R&F with goals in the final minutes of each half, provided by Joffre Guerron and Shao Jiayi. The win moves Guoan level on points with leaders Guangzhou Evergrande, while R&F fall for the first time this season. CHINESE SUPER LEAGUE ROUND […]

Last-second blunder costs Shenhua victory against Changchun

A perplexing goalkeeping blunder from Shenhua’s Geng Xiaofeng cost the Shanghai side a vaulable three points away  to Changchun Yatai and continued their miserable 8-year run of not having won a CSL match in the Dongbei city. The visitors had twice led the match but a harmless-looking looping header from Rafael Coelho with literally seconds […]

East Asia fall to first defeat at Jianye

Shanghai East Asia tasted defeat for the first time this season in what turned out to be a thoroughly frustrating evening for the league leaders, away at Henan Jianye. Despite dominating possession and having far more opportunities on goal, the visitors finishing touch – which had seen them net 9 times in their first 4 […]