WEARE CANTON News & Preview: Evergrande vs Dalian

Guangzhou Evergrande return home after the previous round’s 2-0 win in Nanjing to face Dalian Aerbin. 2013’s fifth placed CSL team haven’t had a great start, only claiming their first win of the season last weekend, but defeat midweek in Korea leaves Evergrande with two losses from three in all competitions and looking more vulnerable […]

North Terrace News & Preview: Changchun Yatai v Shanghai Shenhua

It’s a second debut for Shenhua’s returning manager — will Sergio Batista be able to fire up a sleepwalking Shenhua for their Sunday afternoon trip to the north-east? Club News The return of Sergio Batista, replacing the man who replaced him as head coach, dominates the Shenhua news this week. A number of players have […]

Xujiahui News and Preview: Henan Jianye v Shanghai East Asia

The CSL’s form team visit struggling Henan this weekend, looking to continue their excellent early season run which has brought them three wins and one draw from the first four games. With the hosts still in search of their first victory of the campaign, this should be an intriguing game between two sides with rather […]

Yuexiushan News and Preview: Beijing v R&F

Will R&F continue their unbeaten start to the year? Will Beijing bounce back from their loss at Shanghai East Asia? Will R&F avenge their 6-0 humbling at Gongti last year? Can Abderazzak Hamdallah make it a hat-trick of hat-tricks? Read on to find out. Club News Korean centre back Jang Hyun-Soo is expected to be […]

Lippi accepts blame as Evergrande fall to ten-man Jeonbuk

Italian manager Marcello Lippi took full responsibility on Wednesday evening as his Guangzhou Evergrande side were defeated 1-0 by Jeonbuk Motors in South Korea. AFC CHAMPIONS LEAGUE ROUND 4 Jeonbuk Motors 1 Leonardo 76′ Guangzhou Evergrande 0 Lippi’s side were lacklustre once more for much of the 90 minutes and played 23 minutes against 10-men […]

Mariners Sink Woeful Guoan

Beijing Guoan’s recent dip in form continued tonight as the capital side went down 1-0 away to A-League outfit Central Coast Mariners in a rather drab Asian Champions league match. The game almost started perfectly for the Mariners in the 6th minute when a foul outside the Guoan box gave the home side a free […]