Henan Jianye and Shenzhen meet at Dalian Sports Center, in a match for the 11th round of the CSL. Henan Jianye won away by (1‑2) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 10‑08‑2020. The history of recent direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 2 wins and 1 draw in the last 3 games. In this match, the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Henan Jianye :
After 1 win, 3 draws and 6 losses, the home team is currently in 8th position, with 6 points won. In their last match, they lost away to Guangzhou R&F by (3‑1), after losing (0‑4) at home in the previous match, against Dalian Pro. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has registered 3 victories, 3 draws and 9 losses as a visitor, with 22 goals scored and 32 suffered; against 8 victories, 2 draws and 5 defeats in his stadium, with 24 goals scored and 21 suffered. For the championship, Henan Jianye won 2 points out of 15 possible, after 2 draws and 3 losses in the last 5 games they played in their stadium.
For this competition, they did not win any of the last 5 matches at their stadium. Their defense has not been very strong, since they have suffered goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. This is a team that scores few times first and that only managed to open the scoring in 2 of their last 10 games for the CSL, of these 2 they reached the break in advantage in all but never managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘ . In 10 games in this competition, he only managed 1 comeback in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Henan Jianye team has had a very negative campaign in the regular phase of this edition of the Chinese Super League, reaching the eleventh day in the eighth and last place of the Group A standings, with only six points. The campaign, which has only one victory in 10 games, led the club’s management to bet on the signing of Spaniard Javier Pereira, who played the role of Fulham’s sporting director. Behind the decision was the fact that, in the last round, Henan reached the sixth consecutive match without a win, in the loss (3-1) to Guangzhou R&F. The result was achieved in the first half, with Henan Jianye’s goal of honor by Brazilian Henrique Dourado, from a penalty.
The visiting team is currently in 5th position, with 11 points won, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, they drew at home against Shanghai Shenhua by (0‑0). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Guangzhou Evergrande by (2‑0). This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 1 victory, 3 draws and 11 losses as a visitor; against 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. In their last 5 away matches for the championship, Shenzhen has recorded 1 win, 1 draw and 3 losses, thus conquering 4 points out of 15 possible. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 matches, so they have not presented great defensive strength, but their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 11 of the last 11 matches have ended with Over 1.5 goals. In 10 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Shenzhen team did not start their participation well, but they have been improving their performance coinciding with the arrival of Jordi Cruijff at the technical command of the team. Right now, Shenzhen ranks fifth in the overall Group A standings with 11 points, allowing it to be just two points behind the first wave of access to the play-offs, currently held by Shanghai Shenhua. In the last round, Cruijff’s team broke a streak of four consecutive games without losing, having lost 2-0 to champion Guangzhou Evergrande, in a balanced game, but where the superior effectiveness of the rival ended up being decisive.