Shenzhen – Guangzhou Evergrande Prediction & Picks (18.10.2019)


Shenzhen – Guangzhou Evergrande SOCCER PICKS

Shenzhen and Guangzhou Evergrande measure strength, in a match for the 26th round of the CSL. In the last direct showdown for this edition of the league, on 26‑05-2019, Guangzhou Evergrande won at home by (1‑0). In this match, the home factor may be decisive, since Shenzhen has considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor.

Shenzhen :

After 4 wins, 7 draws and 14 losses, the home team is currently in 14th position, with 19 points conquered. In his last match, he lost with Shanghai Shenhua out by (2‑1), after in the previous match having lost by (2‑0) outside, in a match against Dalian Yifang. This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they register 3 draws and 12 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In its last 10 home games for the championship, Shenzhen won 2, drew 4 and lost 4, so it conquered 10 points in 30 possible. In their home league games the most frequent final result at the break was 0-0 (5 in 12 games). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition, so he has not been very strong defensively. In 25 games in the competition, he suffered the first goal 14 times and only got 2 comebacks. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 12 home matches for this competition: they scored 7 of their 15 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).

Shenzhen comes to this 26th round of the championship in the first position above the relegation line, with only one point of advantage over Tianjin Quanjian, so you will have to win this match to finish the day outside the relegation zone , depending on himself for that. The change of coach, with the departure of Spaniard López Caro and the arrival of Italian Roberto Donadoni, has worked and Shenzhen did not lose for three consecutive games. In fact, it has defeated Guangzhou R&F (4-0). But he returned to know the taste of defeat in the last two days, playing outside, against Dalian Yifang (2-0) and Shanghai Shenhua (2-1). For this reception to the leader, the Shenzhen will not be able to count on Ole Selnæs, Norwegian midfielder who is among the main figures of the team and was expelled in the game in Shanghai.

Guangzhou Evergrande :

After 19 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses, the visiting team is currently in 1st position, with 59 points won. In his last match, he lost with Wuhan Zall at home by (0-1), after in the previous match he lost out, in a match against Jiangsu Suning, by (3-1). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches it records 10 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses as a visitor, with 34 goals scored and 15 suffered; against 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in his stadium, with 25 goals scored and 9 suffered. In the last match he played, for the AFC Champions League, he lost with Urawa Reds out by (2-0). In its last 10 away matches for the championship, Guangzhou Evergrande records 9 wins and 1 loss, so it has won 27 points in 30 possible. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 10 of their last 13 matches for this competition have ended with Over 2.5 goals. This is a team that usually does not feel difficult to open the scoring: he scored the first goal in 19 of the last 25 games for the CSL, of these 19 he came to the break in advantage in 12 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘In 16. In 25 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 6 times, but he got the comeback in 3. In the last 13 home games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: he suffered 4 of his 11 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).

Guangzhou Evergrande is back in the competition looking to leave behind the worst moment of the season, which made Fabio Cannavaro’s team lose the four-point advantage, since he only has one point left. The Beijing Guoan, therefore, is bound to win to maintain leadership at the end of this 26th day. Between the league and Asian Champions League matches, Guangzhou Evergrande has six straight games without a victory, losing just two weeks ago to Urawa Reds (2-0) in the quarterfinals of the AFC, in Japan. On the last day of the championship the Evergrande added its third consecutive game without a victory in the league, losing surprisingly against Wuhan Zall (1-0).

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