Guizhou puts up four, knocks Guoan out of the Cup

Beijing Guoan continued their recent slide last night, giving up four goals to Guizhou Renhe and getting knocked out of the CFA Cup. The Beijingers fought hard, but in the end they ran out of time, losing 4-3. With Guoan opening the match attacking the north end, a rare occurrence, it looked like it was […]

Beijing crush Qingdao to advancto to cup quarterfinals

After the weekend’s struggles in Shanghai, Beijing Guoan were at home last night against Qingdao Jonoon in the CFA Cup and the home side won convincingly against the seasiders. It was an all-around impressive performance, particularly from the club’s two newest signings, Freddie Kanoute and Joffre Guerron, who were starting at home for the first […]

Drogba sits out as Shenhua exit CFA cup on penalties

A shocking miss during normal time resulted in a frustrating CFA cup exit for Shanghai Shenhua as they went down 5-3 on penalties away to Changcun Yatai last night. The match had been early anticipated as Drogba was widely expected to make an appearance at some point, having travelled to Changchun and sparked of a […]

R&F Limp Past Hunan

Two second half goals from David sent Guangzhou R&F through to the next round of the CFA Cup. In a physical encounter at Yuexiushan, Hunan briefly took the lead but the Guangzhou side did just enough to overcome their lower league opponents. The CFA gave special dispensation for the game to be played at Yuexiushan […]

Subpar East Asia overwhelmed in Hangzhou

Shanghai East Asia tasted defeat for the first time in eight games following their 3-0 away defeat to Chinese Super League outfit, Hangzhou Greentown. The visitors, currently top of China League One, have made little secret of where their priorities lie this season and this was confirmed by East Asia’s decision to field a second-string […]