Suwon Bluewings overcome Under-Strength Eastern 1-0 in Asian Champions League

Match day three of Asian Champions league Group G saw a severely weakened Eastern team fall 1-0 to the K League giants, Suwon Samsung Bluewings.  Eastern were without Manuel Bleda, Diego Eli and also reliable mainstays Xu Deshaui and Ju Yingzhi so they faced an uphill task against the Bluewings. Yet, Eastern again took advantage […]

Chinese Super League Prevails over HKPL as Evergrande Defeat Eastern in ACL Opener

AFC Champions League Group G Guangzhou Evergrande 7 Eastern 0 Attendance: 38631 Hopes were high for Eastern as they made their Asian Champions league debut in the intimidating surroundings of Tianhe stadium but any glimmer of a gaining an unexpected away result was all but rendered impossible within three minutes of play when the first […]

ACL group match: Shenhua 0 – 3 Suwon Bluewings

Going into this final Asian Champions League (ACL) group game I had hoped for an open and attacking contest since both teams had nothing to play for. Shenhua, coming off the back of a dissapointing 0-0 draw away to Changchun in the Chinese Super League last weekend, were already out. And with Suwon already through […]

Shenhua crash out of ACL

Shanghai Shenhua crashed out of the Asian Champions League (ACL) on Tuesday night after being beaten 2-0 away to Japan’s Kashima Antlers. Looking at the highlights, Shenhua didn’t do too badly, Riascos has a few decent efforts, and he put youngster Jiang Jiajun through who should have scored. However, the boys in blue were effectively […]

The Return of Li Weifeng: The Sol Campbell for the National Team?

Ever since the Chinese national team’s early exit in the Asian Cup 2011, many football fans wondered whether Zhongguodui’s talents are up to challenge of qualification for the World Cup 2014. Many Chinese fans still remember defender Zhao Peng’s dire performance that lead to the defeat of 2-0 to Qatar. Simply speaking, one of the […]