Scolari believes Guangzhou could surprise at Club World Cup

Soccer Dec 12, 2015

Scolari believes Guangzhou could surprise at Club World Cup

Brazilian manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has high hopes for Guangzhou Evergrande at the Club World Cup, saying the Chinese champions have the potential to exceed their fourth-place finish in the tournament two years ago. Guangzhou begins its campaign on Sunday against Mexican club America. A victory ...

Zheng leads Evergrande past Gamba

Soccer Oct 1, 2015

Zheng leads Evergrande past Gamba

Zheng Zhi scored the winning goal as Guangzhou Evergrande beat Gamba Osaka 2-1 in the first leg of the Asian Champions League semifinals on Wednesday. Gamba welcomed the return of the J. League's top scorer Takashi Usami, who missed his team's 3-2 win over Jeonbuk ...

Guangzhou Evergrande clobber Kashiwa Reysol

Soccer / J. League Aug 25, 2015

Guangzhou Evergrande clobber Kashiwa Reysol

by Gus Fielding

China's Guangzhou Evergrande inflicted more Asian Champions League misery on Kashiwa Reysol with a resounding 3-1 win in the first leg of their quarterfinal on Tuesday night. Daisuke Suzuki gifted Guangzhou the lead when he headed into his own net after five minutes and the ...

Soccer Jun 5, 2015

Scolari replaces Cannavaro at Guangzhou Evergrande

Big-spending Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande has made a shock change in its head coach position, replacing former World Cup-winning captain Fabio Cannavaro with a World Cup-winning coach in Luiz Felipe Scolari. Cannavaro had led the club to the top of the Chinese Super League and ...

Takasaki steers Antlers to dramatic victory with late goal

Soccer / J. League Apr 7, 2015

Takasaki steers Antlers to dramatic victory with late goal

Kashima Antlers lived to see another day in the Asian Champions League thanks to substitute Hiroyuki Takasaki's last-gasp header that gave them a 2-1 win over Guangzhou Evergrande on Tuesday. A first-half Yasushi Endo penalty pushed Toninho Cerezo's men in front, but 2013 champion Guangzhou ...