Jiangsu and Tianjin draw blanks in Ramires and Mikel reunion

Jiangsu Suning was held to a goalless draw by Tianjin TEDA in an anemic performance lacking both direction and intensity. If one of the crucial questions facing Choi Yong-soo’s side prior to kick off was its ability to pose an attacking threat in the absence of Alex Teixeira and Roger Martinez, it is now glaringly […]

Comparing the CSL and the Premiership: Could China’s new u23 rule work in England?

Sudden new rules introduced just before the season kicked off now require CSL clubs to have at least one u23 player in the starting 11 and one on the bench. So how did this actually work out on the pitch last weekend, and what might happen if such a rule was applied to the EPL? […]