Matchday nine of the Chinese Super League 2022 will witness Beijing Guoan come up against Meizhou Hakka.
Matchday nine of the Chinese Super League 2022 will witness Beijing Guoan come up against Meizhou Hakka. It promises to be a close match to predict, with the teams separated by just one place in the league table. The hosts, Beijing Guoan sit at the fifth spot with 15 points to their name. While, their opponents, Meizhou Hakka are a place below them at sixth having collected 13 points so far. With, both the teams enjoying almost identical campaigns so far, it should be a tight and entertaining match.
|Beijing Guoan vs Meizhou Hakka||Key Details|
|Date||7 July, 2022|
|Venue||Meixian Tsang Hin-chi Stadium|
|Kickoff time India||3:00 pm IST|
|Kickoff time China||5:30 pm CST|
Beijing Guoan didn’t enjoy the best of runs before the start of the Chinese Super League. In their last six matches prior to June, they won only one game, drew three and lost two. They also lost on the opening day to Cangzhou Mighty Lions by 2-1. However, since then, Beijing Guoan have been on a tremendous run and are unbeaten since. During this period they have won four and drew three. Coach, Feng Xie will be keen to see his side continue this positive momentum.
As for Meizhou Hakka, this fixture will present a great opportunity for them to overtake their opponents in the league table. In their last six matches before June they won two matches, drew one and lost three. Having experienced four draws in their eight matches so far in the Chinese Super League, indicates that Meizhou Hakka have adopted a more cautious approach in their games so far. They will have to be more willing to take risks if they are to beat Beijing Guoan and take and all three points.
Beijing Guoan will have a plethora of injury issues to deal with. Li Ke, Pengxiang Jin and Quanbo Guo are all injured and won’t feature in the match. Apart from them, striker Samuel Adegbenro is also doubtful for the match. For Meizhou Hakka, Rodrigo Henrique and Liao Junjiang will be missing due to fitness woes. Rest of the squad is available for selection.
Beijing Guoan possible line-up: Hou, Kang, Y. Yu, D. Yu, Zhang, Chi, Memisevic, Zhang, Dabro, Zhang, Wang
Meizhou Hakka possible line-up: Yu, Junfeng, Junjian, Dugalic, Chen, Shi, Kosovic, Yang, Yin, Hongbo, Vukanovic
The Chinese Super League match between Beijing Guoan vs Meizhou Hakka will take place at the Meixian Tsang Hin-chi Stadium on Thursday at 3:00 pm IST.
The Chinese Super League matches are televised on different networks in various countries. Last year, Tencent had secured media rights in China for the Chinese Super League (CSL) matches.