Perhaps a welcome break from league football as Qingdao Hainiu & Zhenjiang Huasa face off to decide who makes it to next stage of the FA Cup. All the pre-match information is available here!
Qingdao Hainiu and Zhenjiang Huasa should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.
Qingdao Hainiu form and statsLast season, Qingdao's FA Cup journey ended in the 1st round.
Qingdao Hainiu's struggle is real here at Jinan Olympic Sports Center Stadium with only 6 points collected from 7 Super League games. The win-draw-lost numbers are ugly: 2-0-5. Problems are piling up for Qingdao as they are struggling in their away games as well, taking their total losing streak to a running total of nine games. This streak could be one for the history books.
No payout for Qingdao in their previous match, an away game at Guangzhou Evergrande that ended in defeat 0-5. As you see from the result above, Qingdao suffered greatly in their last game. Thankfully the team has a new chance to prove themselves in this one. The attacking player Jianrong Zhu was declared "man of the match" for Qingdao with the rating of 7.05/10. Zhu hit one key pass and dribled past the opponent 2 of 2 times.Before that game, the home loss against Henan Jianye with the scoreline 0-1.
The goals haven't exactly been flowing for Qingdao here at Jinan Olympic Sports Center Stadium in the league, with less than one goal per game on average (4 from 7 games). Neutralizing the opposition is a challenge, Qingdao having conceded 18 goals here at Jinan Olympic Sports Center Stadium so far.
Zhenjiang Huasa form and statsZhenjiang Huasa was sent out of FA Cup in the quarter-finals last season.
It could be a hat trick of victories away for Zhenjiang, as they have won on their previous two travels.
Zhenjiang Huasa delivered a 1-1 draw playing at home against Sichuan in their previous match; a League One game.Prior to that result Zhenjiang Huasa won their away game at Heilongjiang Lava Spring in the League One. The scoreline was 5-2.
Head 2 Head
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Qingdao Hainiu missing players
Zhenjiang Huasa missing players
|Qingdao Hainiu||Zhenjiang Huasa|
|92%||92%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||92%||96%|
|76%||67%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||92%||80%|
|60%||58%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||58%||44%|
|28%||25%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||33%||32%|
|24%||25%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||17%||20%|
|16%||25%||Clean Sheets||C S||17%||24%|
|52%||58%||Failed to Score||F T||8%||12%|
|3.2||3.5||Corners for (avg)||C F||4.9||4.7|
|5.6||5.1||Corners against (avg)||C A||2.8||3.5|
|2.4||2.6||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||2.5||2.3|
|7||2||Red cards||R C||2||4|
|9||9.2||Shots (avg)||S (||8.3||7.5|
|3.2||2.8||Shots on Target (avg)||S O||2.7||2.7|
|21%||26%||Goal Efficiency||G E||74%||73%|
|6||Chongqing Dangdai Lifan||14||3||2||9||16||28||7||3||1||3||11||14||7||0||1||6||5||14||-12||11|
|7||Shijiazhuang Ever Bright||14||2||4||8||13||23||7||2||2||3||5||8||7||0||2||5||8||15||-10||10|