Matchday seven of the Chinese Super League 2022 will witness Hebei FC take on Wuhan Yangtze River.
Matchday seven of the Chinese Super League 2022 will witness Hebei FC take on Wuhan Yangtze River. It is a bottom of the table clash with both sides eager for a win to reverse their fortunes. The hosts, Hebei FC have endured a horrific campaign so far losing all six of their games so far having conceded 17 goals so far and sit at 17th spot just a place above Guangzhou City who sit at the bottom. Wuhan Yangtze River, on the other hand have seen their early season good form falter and find themselves at the 13th position with nine points to their name and so far are at a comfortable position away from the relegation zone. With both teams in dire need of a win, it promises to be an exciting and thrilling match.
|Teams||Hebei FC vs Wuhan Yangtze River|
|Date||30 June, 2022|
|Venue||Puwan Stadium, Dalian|
|Kickoff time India||5:00 pm IST|
|Kickoff time China||7:30 pm CST|
Hebei FC had experienced a pretty bad run of results prior to the commencement of the Chinese Super League 2022. They lost five matches and drew one in their last six matches before the start of June. That bad of run form hasn’t stopped for them in their league run so far. All their matches so far have ended in heavy defeats and as a result they are still to open their account in the league table. The atmosphere in the dressing room must be quite negative having suffered their biggest defeat of the season in their last outing against Wuhan Three Towns by 5-0. Hebei FC are badly in need of a win to somehow climb up the table and give their league run some sort of momentum.
As for, Wuhan Yangtze River their run of form prior to the Chinese Super League was filled with mixed results. They managed one win, three draws and two defeats in their last six games before June. They couldn’t have been more pleased with their start to their league campaign as they managed three wins in their first three fixtures. A challenge for the title was looking like a serious prospect. However, all that positivity has been disrupted since they fell to a 3-1 derby defeat against Wuhan Three Towns on matchday four. Consecutive defeats have followed since then against Shanghai Shenhua and Shanghai Port. Coach, Jinyu Li will be eager for his side to rediscover their lost form and get back on the right track.
Hebei FC will be strengthened by the return of defender, Zhang Wei who had to missed their last game due to injury woes. Rest of the squad too will be available for selection into the playing XI. While for Wuhan Yangtze River, Bruno Viana will be a major doubt after he had to be taken off in their last match against Shanghai Port. Jinyu Li will have to adjust his tactics and plans accordingly.
Hebei FC possible line-up: Bao, Cui, Pan, Zhang, Jing, Gao, Yao, Gao, Ding, Wei, Xu
Wuhan Yangtze River possible line-up: Wang, Liu, Li, Li, Chen, Liu, Nie, Kajevic, Hu, Jinghang, Forbes
The Chinese Super League match between Hebei FC vs Wuhan Yangtze River will take place at the Puwan Stadium, Dalian on Thursday at 5:00 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.