SportsTalk reported on October 30 that in the 29th round of the Chinese Super League, Shanghai Shenhua drew 1-1 with the Tianjin Jinmen Tigers in an away game, while the Zhejiang team defeated the Cangzhou Lions 6-1. The two teams will play in In the final round, there was a direct confrontation at Shenhua’s home court, keeping the suspense of the three-pointer until the end. In addition, Chengdu Chengdu is temporarily ranked fifth with a difference of 2 points, and still retains hope of competing for third place.
“Football News” wrote an article about Shenhua’s competition for the third place and the team’s situation. The media wrote:
Shenhua, fighting for the third place, met the Tianjin Jinmen Tigers who were trying to maintain their unbeaten home record this season. Shenhua encountered a very big challenge after the start. The pressure was on, and the city gate was declared lost in the 22nd minute. Zhu Chenjie, who had been struggling, also left early due to injury in the 28th minute. Fortunately, the game situation changed in the second half. In the end, Shenhua got an important point with Yu Hanchao’s goal. In the standings, they beat the Zhejiang team with the same score.
After the end of this round, Shenhua and Zhejiang team have 50 points together, plus the fifth-placed Chengdu 50 points, the three teams There will be a fierce battle for third place in the final round of the league. Shenhua will have a direct dialogue with the Zhejiang team in the final round, while Chengdu will face Meizhou at home. For Shenhua, the initiative to compete for the third place is in their own hands. As long as they win, they will definitely be ranked third and will participate in the AFC Champions League qualifying rounds; however, once they tie with Zhejiang, the result of the battle between Chengdu and Meizhou will determine the third place. Three players belong to the team; if they lose to the Zhejiang team, Shenhua will definitely fall out of the top three. Therefore, after the game against the Jinmen Tigers, Shenhua immediately returned to Shanghai to prepare for the game. Head coach Wu Jingui also said: “The spirit of unity and fighting to the end shown by the whole team this year will continue to the last game. ”
In the game against Zhejiang team, Jiang Shenglong returned from suspension, while Zhu Chenjie’s condition needs further inspection. If he cannot play, the match against Shenhua This is a big loss for our defense line.