Lu Lin inspires Guangzhou R&F to cup victory over Chongqing FC

Guangzhou R&F 4 – 1 Chongqing FC CFA Cup Round 3 Lu Lin ’48, 63′, Zhang Shuo ’77, Davi ’87; Zhai Zhaoyu ’81 Attendance: 1935 A fantastic individual performance from winger Lu Lin lifted Guangzhou R&F to a 4-1 win over their China League One opponents. All the goals came in the second half of […]

New Zealand international Steven Old talks CFA Cup chances against Shandong Luneng

The beauty of the cup! We hear a lot about the English F.A. Cup or the Copa Del Rey these days and many were sucked in by the heroics of Bradford City in the English League Cup, but undoubtedly most have never given much attention to the Chinese FA Cup. As the season picks up […]

Schedule released for CFA Cup Round 3

The third round of the CFA Cup is upon us and now we’ll get to see the Chinese Super League sides enter the competition. So far, the competition has yet to see many upsets, though Yi League sides Dali Ruilong and Wuhan Hongxing did manage to get past struggling 2nd division sides Chengdu Blades and […]

CFA Cup draw released

With excitement at a high for the Chinese Super League’s opening this season, the CFA Cup has stepped in, briefly, to detract our attention with the cup draw today. The opening round of the tournament is to take place on March 31st, with the CSL sides not featuring until Round 3. The below listing takes […]

Doubly delicious day for Evergrande

Guangzhou Evergrande is quickly going to need to build a new trophy cabinet the way they’re adding awards these days, on Sunday they did the double, winning the CFA Cup after defeating Guizhou Renhe 4-2 (5-3 on aggregate). They became only the third team (the first two being Dalian Shide and Shandong Luneng, who both […]