Xujiahui News and Preview: Shanghai East Asia v Beijing Guoan

Beijing Guoan travel to Shanghai East Asia on Friday evening, in their second outing against a Shanghai side in the space of a week. Following Guoan’s routine home victory over Shenhua on Monday evening, will East Asia fare better on their own turf against the current CSL leaders? Club News Joint top-scorer Wu Lei spoke […]

North Terrace News & Preview: Shanghai Shenhua v Henan Jianye

Shanghai Shenhua return from their trip to the capital with tails firmly lodged between legs — this Saturday’s game against newly-promoted Henan already has the air of a six-pointer about it given both sides’ uninspiring starts to the 2014 campaign. Club News Off-field proceedings, specifically the name issue, continue to dominate the Shanghai football media […]

WEARE CANTON News & Preview: Jiangsu v Evergrande

Guangzhou Evergrande finally hit the road in the 2014 CSL after three consecutive home games, with their first stop being this evening in Nanjing where they face 2012 runners-up and 2013 trapdoor dodgers Jiangsu Sainty. Club News Muriqui and Zhao Xuri aggravated lingering injuries in warming up for the ACL fixture against Jeonbuk Motors ten […]

Guoan brush aside Shenhua to complete best-ever season start

Beijing Guoan easily overcome an insipid Shanghai Shenhua to win their third consecutive game in their best ever start to a season since professional football in China was launched in 1994. CHINESE SUPER LEAGUE ROUND 3 Beijing Guoan 2 Zhang Xizhe 41′ (pen), Batalla 53′ Shanghai Shenhua 0 Attendance: 35,271   Zhang Xizhe scored a […]

Guangzhou Evergrande humbled at home by Changchun

Changchun Yatai emptied a cold bucket of WTF over Tianhe Stadium last night, as the unfancied dongbeiren scored three to hand Evergrande their first CSL home defeat in almost two years, and first in all competitions for a year. The hosts had the majority of the chances and possession and little of the luck, but […]

East Asia’s unbeaten start continues at Hangzhou Greentown

The second Yangtze Delta derby of the season saw Shanghai East Asia maintain their excellent start to the campaign; with a hard-fought 2-1 away victory at Hangzhou Greentown, in a game which will be remembered for an exquisite first-half volley by Wu Lei. CHINESE SUPER LEAGUE ROUND 3 Hangzhou Greentown 1 Wang Song (PK) 51′ Shanghai […]