2018 Season

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9-9-12, 9th in Chinese Super League
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49dReuters

Sousa leaves CSL side Tianjin Quanjian

The former Fiorentina coach, who took over from Fabio Cannavaro last November, has been replaced on an interim basis by Shen Xiangfu.

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49dJohn Duerden

Paulo Sousa leaves Tianjin Quanjian

Paulo Sousa left his position as head coach of Chinese Super League side Tianjin Quanjian by mutual consent on Thursday, the club announced.

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107dStephan Uersfeld, Germany correspondent

Dortmund sign midfielder Witsel from Tianjin

Witsel made six appearances for Belgium at the World Cup in Russia as they finished third, and has won a total of 96 caps.

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190dMichael Church

ACL: Tianjin oust Evergrande in round of 16

Guangzhou Evergrande crashed out of the Asian Champions League on Tuesday evening as Fabio Cannavaro's side were eliminated by Tianjin Quanjian.

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217dMichael Church

Tianjin boss wants ACL boost to league form

Tianjin face Guangzhou Evergrande in an all-Chinese clash next month after finishing second in Group E behind two-time champions Jeonbuk Motors.

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236dMichael Church

Shanghai SIPG maintain perfect start in CSL

Shanghai SIPG maintained their perfect start to the 2018 Chinese Super League campaign on Friday with a 2-1 win over Chongqing Lifan.

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277dSam Marsden

Valverde plays down Iniesta to China talk

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde says he will only talk about the possibility of Andres Iniesta moving to China when there's an offer on the table.

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281dMichael Church

SIPG, Tianjin win ACL openers

Chinese Super League sides Shanghai SIPG and Tianjin Quanjian made winning starts to their Asian Champions League campaigns on Tuesday evening.

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295dMichael Church

Chinese duo into ACL group phase

Chinese Super League duo Tianjin Quanjian and Shanghai SIPG secured their places in the group phase of the Asian Champions League.

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381dMichael Church

Cannavaro quits Tianjin, replaced by Sousa

Fabio Cannavaro has quit as head coach of Chinese Super League side Tianjin Quanjian, paving the way for a possible return to Guangzhou Evergrande.

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383dMichael Church

Cannavaro plays down Guangzhou talk

Fabio Cannavaro refused to address mounting speculation he will return to Guangzhou Evergrande as a replacement for Luiz Felipe Scolari.

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403dMichael Church

CSL: Shanghai SIPG's title hopes fade

Shanghai SIPG assistant coach Xie Hui all but conceded defeat in the Chinese Super League title race after seeing his side draw with Liaoning Whowin.

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421dMichael Church

Chinese FA to probe Tianjin Teda win

The result hauled struggling Teda out of the relegation zone and into 14th place in the 16-team Chinese Super League.

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424dMichael Church

CSL: Quanjian's ACL dreams dealt setback

Tianjin Quanjian's hopes of a place in next year's Asian Champions League suffered a significant blow as Fabio Cannavaro's side were handed a 4-1 loss

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464dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Mikel returns after four-month lay-off

John Mikel Obi returned to the pitch on Monday after a four-month injury lay-off, taking to the field for Tianjin TEDA in the Chinese Super League.

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485dStephan Uersfeld

BVB's Zorc blasts Aubameyang China report

Earlier this month, Dortmund said they were no longer open to the possibility of selling Aubameyang.

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486dMichael Church

CSL: Soriano fuels Beijing in China Derby

Jonathan Soriano scored twice as Roger Schmidt's winning start as Beijing Guoan boss continued with a 2-1 win over Shanghai Shenhua in the China Derby

RankingsChinese Super League

Goal Difference-78th
Goals Scored41Tied-10th
Assists2511th
Goals Conceded489th