Guangdong and Qingdao play out disappointing draw

Mao Jianqing pounced on a Guangdong defensive error to give Qingdao the lead in a dull first half between two sides who are tipped to be competing for promotion to the CSL. The game livened up in the second half and Petar Jelic equalised with a powerful header to open his scoring account for the […]

Guizhou Secure Late Win Against Liaoning

Guizhou Renhe overcame their midweek Asian Champions League mediocrity with a goal just ten minutes from time to seal a valuable away victory to Liaoning. CHINESE SUPER LEAGUE ROUND 3 Liaoning Whowin 1 Zhao Junzhe 16′ Guizhou Renhe 2 Yu Hai 42′ Krysztof Maczynski 80′ After coming off draws against Shanghai SIPG and Guangzhou R&F […]

Hat-trick hero Hamdallah sinks Shenxin in Guangzhou R&F victory

Moroccan striker Abderazzak Hamdallah’s first goals for Guangzhou R&F earned the Cantonese club victory in a very open game. Hosts Shenxin had taken the lead but fell behind when Hamdallah grabbed his second immediately after a Shenxin freekick had struck the bar. Despite the hosts threatening to equalise on numerous occasions any hopes of a […]

North Terrace News & Preview: Beijing Guoan v Shanghai Shenhua

Monday evening sees the first China Derby of 2014, with Guoan and Shenhua’s early seasons reflecting the diverging trajectories of the clubs in recent years. Do Shenhua have any hope of snapping the sequence of home wins in this fixture? Club News The toxic Hongkou atmosphere has been making the news again this week — […]

Xujiahui News & Preview: Hangzhou Greentown v Shanghai East Asia

After last week’s confidence-boosting thumping of city rivals Shanghai Shenxin, East Asia travel to neighbours Hangzhou Greentown looking to continue their upward trajectory against a side themselves buoyed by a clinical 3-1 victory over Shanghai Shenhua in round 2. Club News Xi Zhikang will be forced into making at least one change from last time out, after Lv […]

WEARE CANTON News & Preview: Evergrande vs Changchun

The last of Guangzhou Evergrande’s trio of opening home games sees them face Changchun Yatai, the fourteenth placed team in the 2013 CSL. Club News Muriqui and Zhao Xuri were named in the starting line-up for Evergrande’s midweek ACL match against Jeonbuk Motors, but both aggravated calf injuries that have been dogging them of late […]