The Changchun team went ahead in the ninth minute with a header from Tan Long.
The GFA is yet to officially respond to the purported resignation of its deputy general secretary. Enditem
The disciplinary commission of French Professional Football (LFP) on Wednesday announced the Brazilian striker would be banned for two games plus one suspended. Argentine midfielder Leandro Paredes received the same punishment while Layvin Kurzawa has to serve a six-match ban for kicking out at Marseille left-back Jordan Amavi.
"The result didn't meet my expectation. I was just not in right tempo," Xie commented.
According to regulations, the last-placed team will be the only one automatic movers. In contrast, the other relegated team and promotion spots will be decided between the 15th place of CSL and the second tier's second place in a two-legged play-off, which will be held in the Suzhou division on November 18 and 22. Enditem
Stage One will be played across two blocks of eight days: September 13-20 and September 28-October 5. Enditem
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian giants Palmeiras scored a goal in each half, keeping their unbeaten record intact with a 2-1 victory at Bolivar in the Copa Libertadores Group B on Wednesday.
The "BVB" smoothed the way for their win with three first-half goals, while Dominic Volkmer's red card before half-time left Duisburg hopeless.
The playmaker had his contract with Gremio rescinded on Monday after publicly falling out with president Romildo Bolzan amid the club's poor start to the season and his own indifferent form.
Bremen needed 30 minutes to gain a foothold into the game as Joshua Sargent tested Alexander Scholow with a long-range effort.
To be the first to win the national double a third consecuitive time in the league's history might be a driving thought for the titleholder.