Super League match preview: Shenzhen versus Shandong Luneng

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Competition: China PR Super League
Competition: Mon 21.September
Match begins: 10:00 (UTC)
Venue: Jinzhou Stadium (6000 seats)

Shenzhen and Shandong Luneng have both delivered a "par" performance so far, to use a golfing expression. Both hold mid-table positions in the Super League.

This should be an interesting game with lots of spark and energy as both teams are well rested since they last saw competitive action. Game on!

It's time to recharge all electronic entertainment devices for Shandong Luneng, who are travelling more than 1800 kilometers to play this game.

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Shenzhen form and stats

Shenzhen have collected 7 points from their Super League home games so far after 2-1-2.

It's back home for Shenzhen, who return with a good feeling about themselves after beating Henan Jianye away with the result 3-1. John Mary (2) and Lin Gao found the net in that victory. Prior to that was the away defeat visiting Guangzhou Evergrande (0-2).

A decent goal production from Shenzhen in their home games so far, with 8 goals from 5 league matches. 7 goals have been conceded.

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Shandong Luneng form and stats

As the visiting team in Super League matches, Shandong Luneng have produced an overall stat of 3-2-0 so far.

Shandong failed to get anything from their last game, a Super League home match vs Guangzhou Evergrande (placed 1st) that ended with defeat 1-2. A 1-1 draw at Shanghai Shenhua's stadium before that.

Shandong have scored more than twice on average per away game (in the league), an impressive attacking display. They have 10 goals from 5 away matches. Shandong Luneng are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 4 times in 5 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

Shandong Luneng - Shenzhen 2-0 was the story when these teams last met, earlier this season. H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Shenzhen zero wins, three draws and Shandong Luneng seven victories. As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), six games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Shandong LunengG. Pellè
G. Pellè
17 goals
Shandong LunengR. Krug Guedes
R. Krug Guedes
12 goals
ShenzhenJ. Mary Honi Uzuegbunam
J. Mary Honi Uzuegbunam
9 goals

Shenzhen missing players

Shandong Luneng missing players

Shenzhen Shandong Luneng
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
11 5 1 Played P 1 5 11
4 2 0 Won W 0 3 5
2 1 1 Drew D 1 2 2
5 2 0 Lost L 0 0 4
16 8 0 Scored S 1 10 15
16 7 0 Conceded C 1 4 10
91% 80% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 80% 91%
91% 80% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 60% 55%
55% 80% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 40% 36%
36% 40% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 40% 18%
18% 20% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 40% 18%
55% 60% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 60% 45%
27% 40% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 40% 27%
27% 20% 100% Failed to Score F T 0% 20% 36%
 
4.6 4 5 Corners for (avg) C F 4 4.6 3.9
3.5 4.4 9 Corners against (avg) C A 5 3.8 4
2 2.2 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 0.6 1.6
2 2 1 Red cards R C 0 1 2
 
130 51 9 Total Shots T S 11 56 128
36 13 0 Shots on Target S O 6 24 48
44% 62% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 17% 42% 31%
Key stats in Super League this season:
  • Shandong Luneng has the fewest conceded goals in the first half (2) in Super League
  • Shandong Luneng have not yet lost a game away.
  • Shandong Luneng have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Shandong Luneng have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded away.
  • Shenzhen have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Guangzhou Evergrande 11 9 1 1 27 9 5 4 0 1 8 3 6 5 1 0 19 6 18 28
2 Jiangsu Suning 11 5 4 2 20 14 6 2 3 1 11 8 5 3 1 1 9 6 6 19
3 Shandong Luneng 11 5 2 4 15 10 6 2 0 4 5 6 5 3 2 0 10 4 5 17
4 Shenzhen 11 4 2 5 16 16 5 2 1 2 8 7 6 2 1 3 8 9 0 14
5 Shanghai Shenhua 11 3 5 3 12 15 5 1 2 2 9 12 6 2 3 1 3 3 -3 14
6 Dalian Professional 11 2 5 4 17 16 6 0 4 2 7 9 5 2 1 2 10 7 1 11
7 Guangzhou R&F 11 3 2 6 13 26 5 1 0 4 4 15 6 2 2 2 9 11 -13 11
8 Henan Jianye 11 1 3 7 13 27 6 0 2 4 6 15 5 1 1 3 7 12 -14 6

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The Chinese Football Association Super League, usually known as the Chinese Super League, is the highest level of football in China. It was founded in 2004 as a rebranding of the former top division. It has16 teams meeting each other home and away for a total of 30 fixtures in a season running from March to November.