Yuexiushan News and Preview: R&F v Liaoning

Guangzhou R&F almost got their season off to a flying start in Tianjin but a last minute equaliser meant the hosts escaped with a draw. Can the Cantonese side bounce back from the disappointment or will Liaoning inflict more northern pain on them? Club News Jiang Ning is still out injured after picking up a […]

WEARE CANTON News & Preview: Evergrande vs Harbin

Guangzhou Evergrande’s opening run of three consecutive home games against lesser CSL clubs continues as they this week welcome the other promoted side, Harbin Yiteng. Club News Against Yokohama F-Marinos on Wednesday evening, there were first appearances of the season for Feng Xiaoting and, as a substitute, Zhao Xuri. Muriqui and Zeng Cheng also returned […]

Kitchee Squander Lead to Draw 2-2 with Pune FC in AFC Cup

AFC CUP – Round 2 Kitchee 2                                                            Recio Fernando’29 Juan Carlos Belencoso’43 Pune FC (India)  2                                Pavlovic’55 Gabriel Fernandes’74 Attendance: 1,837 Hong Kong league leaders Kitchee […]

North Terrace News & Preview: Shanghai Shenhua v Hangzhou Greentown

Shenhua’s first home fixture of 2014 throws up a second consecutive derby — but will fan protests overshadow the “greenest” Yangtze Delta Derby in years? Saturday evening at 19:45 will reveal all… Club News Once again it’s the off-field goings-on which dominate Shenhua’s pre-match preparations. Greenland chairman Zhang Yuliang is set to attend Hongkou for […]

Diamanti missile secures deadlock in Yokohama

AFC Champions League Group Stage Round 2 Yokohama F-Marinos 1 Jin Hanato 20′ Guangzhou Evergrande 1 Alessandro Diamanti 38′ The Asian champions left Japan with a well-earned point after a jaw-dropping Alessandro Diamanti free kick just before half time canceled out Jin Hanato’s opener. There was some pleasing football on display, but this tightly-balanced group […]

Vagner Love stars in emphatic Shandong win over Cerezo

Shandong Luneng delivered a defiant repost to their early season critics on Tuesday night with a convincing 3-1 away victory over J.League side Cerezo Osaka, in a game that will ease the mounting pressure on manager Cuca and his team. AFC Champions League Round 2 Cerezo Osaka 1  Kakitani 84′ Shandong Luneng 3 Aloisio 5′, […]