We’re looking back on a grounding experience for Marcelo Lippi’s somewhat-experimental China side against a full-strength South Korea finally hitting their stride – was this an opportunity missed by China, or a relatively low-risk chance to try out some changes in a game they could afford to lose? Just like Lippi, the pod rotates the […]
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The pod is back to celebrate an all-too-rare routine win for the national team, with some feelgood vibes spreading as the Chinese team pick up confidence following a professional 3-0 victory against the Philippines which guarantees a place in the knock-out rounds. Chinese football experts Cameron Wilson in Shanghai, Brandon Chemers in Beijing, and Jamie […]
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It’s a feisty start to 2019 as the pod roars back into life with a preview of the imminent AFC Asian Cup – after months of despairing over the national side’s stalling progress, how far do the panel think Marcello Lippi can take China in what will likely be his final tournament in the job? […]
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The domestic season is finally at an end, with the high drama of a two-legged cup final a fitting crown to the season – we discuss how much the trophy means to Beijing Guo’an and their fans, and speculate on the curious trend of yet another away team walking away as cup winners. There’s a […]
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Cup football is brilliant and the CFA Cup has rarely disappointed in recent years – we’re set for another great two-legged final between two recovering giants of the domestic game in Shandong Luneng and Beijing Guo’an. The pod look are expecting a tight one – who will take home that elusive silverware to reinvigorate their […]
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This week’s pod is all about a dramatic final day at the bottom of the table, with former champions and CSL mainstays Changchun Yatai set to join Guizhou in next year’s China League One after a losing a three-way head-to-head tiebreaker on 32 points. How did a side with 21-goal Odion Ighalo get into this […]
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The pod looks back at a nine-goal shootout down in Guangzhou which finally sees Evergrande’s seven-year grip on the CSL title end – with a drama-filled conclusion worthy of any league decider in world football, the pundits salute China’s new champions – could this be a new era for the CSL? It’s all still to […]
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Months of football, a glut of goals, and countless rounds of punishment bingo and changes to the rules of an in-progress league have come down to this – a perfectly set-up winner-takes all title decider between Guangzhou Evergrande and Shanghai International Port Group. The panel hedge their bets and fancy the away side to set […]
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The pod gets back to regular football business this week, starting with a preview of the title run-in – with a four-point advantage Shanghai International Port Group look to hold all the cards, but is their tougher run-in cause for concern? The international break has seen a couple of sides down the bottom part company […]
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