Shandong Taishan

Shandong Taishan

5th in Chinese Super League
Al Hilal looking unstoppable as AFC Champions League uncovers its final four Al Hilal looking unstoppable as AFC Champions League uncovers its final four

As the semifinal lineup for the 2023-24 AFC Champions League was finalised this week, Al Hilal are looming large in their charge to a record fifth title.

Jadson gives Shandong hope in Asian Champions League loss to Kawasaki Jadson gives Shandong hope in Asian Champions League loss to Kawasaki

Kawasaki Frontale will take a one-goal lead into the second leg of their Asian Champions League last 16 meeting with China's Shandong Taishan next week with the Japanese side edging a five-goal thriller 3-2 in Jinan on Tuesday.

Former Man United midfielder Fellaini announces retirement Former Man United midfielder Fellaini announces retirement

Fellaini, who recently finished a four-year stint at Shandong Taishan, said on Instagram that he is bringing his 18-year playing career to an end.

Marching on: Who are the 16 teams through to the AFC Champions League knockout round? Marching on: Who are the 16 teams through to the AFC Champions League knockout round?

As the AFC Champions League group stage reaches its business end, we take a closer look at which teams could advance and which are already out.

Who's on course and who's in trouble at halfway mark of the AFC Champions League group stage? Who's on course and who's in trouble at halfway mark of the AFC Champions League group stage?

With the 2023-24 AFC Champions League group stage at its halfway mark, who's on course for the last 16? And who's in danger of missing out?

What we learned as 2023-24 AFC Champions League got underway What we learned as 2023-24 AFC Champions League got underway

From mixed results for Saudi Arabia's giants to slow starts by Southeast Asia's hopefuls, here's what we learned from the opening action of the 2023-24 AFC Champions League.

Lion City Sailors' brave maiden voyage in AFC Champions League ended by defeat to Daegu Lion City Sailors' brave maiden voyage in AFC Champions League ended by defeat to Daegu

Lion City Sailors' AFC Champions League debut came to an end on Saturday after they were eliminated by a 2-1 loss to Daegu.

Why are Jeonbuk, Urawa and Vissel already through to the AFC Champions League last-16 if they haven't won their groups? Why are Jeonbuk, Urawa and Vissel already through to the AFC Champions League last-16 if they haven't won their groups?

Despite having not won their groups, three teams in the AFC Champions League East Zone are already through to the last-16 -- but how?

Johor Darul Ta'zim see off Guangzhou to move level with Ulsan Hyundai at the summit Johor Darul Ta'zim see off Guangzhou to move level with Ulsan Hyundai at the summit

Johor Darul Ta'zim sit on top of Group I of AFC Champions League 2022 heading into their final game after a 2-0 win over Guangzhou on Wednesday.

Johor Darul Ta'zim handed heavy defeat by Kawasaki Frontale; Lion City Sailors back on track Johor Darul Ta'zim handed heavy defeat by Kawasaki Frontale; Lion City Sailors back on track

Johor Darul Ta'zim suffered their first loss in AFC Champions League 2022 on Sunday but Lion City Sailors got their campaign back on track.

Chinese Super League Table

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Shanghai Port 19 +42 51
2 Shanghai Shenhua 19 +36 49
3 Chengdu Rongcheng 20 +27 42
4 Beijing Guoan 19 +11 34
5 Shandong Taishan 19 +2 31
6 Zhejiang Professi.. 19 -2 28
7 Tianjin Jinmen Ti.. 19 +3 24
8 Wuhan Three Towns 20 -7 23
9 Henan Songshan Lo.. 19 -6 21
10 Qingdao Hainiu 19 -14 19
11 Changchun Yatai 19 -6 18
12 Shenzhen Xinpengc.. 19 -16 18
13 Cangzhou Mighty L.. 19 -20 17
14 Meizhou Hakka 19 -16 16
15 Qingdao West Coas.. 19 -18 16
16 Nantong Zhiyun 19 -16 14
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Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
9 Crysan 7 15 2
10 Valeri Qazaish.. 5 19 3
8 Pedro Delgado 3 17 0

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
10 Valeri Qazaish.. 3 19 5
17 Wu Xinghan 2 17 0
22 Li Yuanyi 2 16 3