CFA Cup Round 3 Results: CSL teams cruise to victory, but two penalty upsets

There was CFA Cup Third Round action across China yesterday and matches pretty much went as expected, with Chinese Super League clubs hosting lower division clubs and cruising to victory in all but two matches. Dalian Shide, struggling in the league this season, jumped all over Yanbian, putting eight goals on the board against the […]

Shenhua sneak past Shenzhen in penalty shoot-out cup win

Cao Yunding scored the winning penalty as Shanghai Shenhua scraped through to the fourth round of the CFA cup with a win on spot kicks after a 0-0 finish in regular time. Despite creating endless chances, Shenhua just couldn’t score against the side which was relegated from the CSL last year. However, with chairman Zhu […]

CFA Cup third round draw released

It was an exciting second round of the CFA Cup last weekend, with plenty of action across the country. While there wasn’t much in the way of upsets, the excitement is sure to continue as the CSL clubs join the fray in the 3rd round. Especially interesting will be the “Dongbei derby” between Dalian Shide […]

BIT wins “Beijing derby”, advances to next stage in CFA Cup

Beijing Institute of Technology visited Beijing Baxy on Saturday and came away with a 2-1 victory, allowing them to advance to the third round and take on Dalian Aerbin. Even though the Chinese Super League is on break for two weeks, there was still Chinese football action to enjoy over the weekend as second round […]

Six Of The Best as East Asia Destroy Fujian in CFA cup

A second choice Shanghai East Asia team made the most of their chance to shine and advanced to the second round of the Chinese FA Cup in style after putting six goals past their opponents. Lacklustre and bland throughout, the visiting Fujian Smart Hero looked every bit like a team that had lost their last […]