Elkeson hits hat-trick as Shanghai SIPG thrash Changchun Yatai

Brazilian star Elkeson was the hero for Shanghai SIPG on Saturday evening, hitting a hat-trick as Shanghai SIPG began their 2017 Chinese Super League campaign with a 5-1 victory over Changchun Yatai. CHINESE SUPER LEAGUE Shanghai SIPG 1 Elkeson 43,51,59 Wu Lei (pen) 90 Changchun Yatai 1 Fan Xiaodong 26 It was Changchun Yatai who […]

Shenhua or SIPG? Choose one

From following the English Premier League to the Chinese Super League. This is a first hand account of one expat football fan’s experience following Shanghai SIPG. It all started when I heard about a Shanghai SIPG supporters club that was offering season tickets for just 500 RMB, I couldn’t believe what great value it was […]

Players pay tribute to murdered Shanghai East Asia fan

Shanghai East Asia players climbed into the stands post-match last night to lay floral tributes on the seat of a 16-year-old female fan who was murdered two days before the match. The deeply shocking death occurred when the unnamed supporter failed to return home on Sunday night. Her mother contacted the police that evening, and […]

Jiang Ning loses control as R&F and East Asia share the spoils

A late equaliser, beautiful goals, a moment of madness, horrific challenges, red cards, two stretchered off and a disallowed goal all featured in a pulsating encounter under the lights at a wet Yuexiushan. Tobias Hysen first put Shanghai East Asia ahead before Guangzhou R&F took the lead only for the Swede to secure East Asia […]

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 […]