Wuhan Three Towns vs Shanghai Shenhua: Chinese Super League Live Stream, Schedule, Fixture and Probable Lineups

The hosts are heading into the tie on the back of a comfortable 2-1 win over Guangzhou last Thursday, while Shanghai Shenhua were held to a 1-1 draw by Shanghai Port.

Shanghai Shenhua before a match, Credit: Shanghai Shenhua official website

In a Chinese Super League (CSL) top-of-the-table clash, Wuhan Three Towns will take on Shanghai Shenhua  at Puwan Stadium on Sunday. The hosts are heading into the tie on the back of a comfortable 2-1 win over Guangzhou last Thursday, while, a day before, Shanghai Shenhua were held to a 1-1 draw by Shanghai Port. The Wuhan Three Towns currently sit at the summit of the standings with 19 points from 7 games, while the visitors are in second place, just two points behind the leaders.     

On Thursday, at Jinzhou stadium, Pedro Morilla’s side continued their impressive start to the season by coming from behind to earn all three points against Guangzhou. Although it was the hosts who took the lead through Dinghao Yan’s 21st minute penalty, Nicolae Stanciu equalised two minutes later before Pengfei Xie struck in the 48th minute to turn the game on its head. The newly promoted side have been simply brilliant this season, winning six of their opening seven games to sit at the summit of the league standings. 

Shanghai Shenhua, on the other hand, dropped points for only the second time this season when Zhi Jianrong’s 19th-minute opener was canceled out by Cherif Ndiaye’s 90th-minute penalty strike. Like the league leaders, Shanghai Shenhua are unbeaten this season, having won five of their opening six games. Wu Jingui’s side last tasted defeat on December 2021 against Henan Longmen (2-0)

Possible Lineups

Wuhan Three Towns’ attacking midfielder Stanciu, who has eight goals to his name this season, is one of the key players to watch out for. He should be joined at the middle of the park by Xiaobing Zhang, while Ademilson and Luo would occupy the flanks. Davidson is expected to lead the attack alongside Marcao. As for Shanghai Shenhua, Roufab Liu has returned from a two-game injury layoff and is available for selection. Bassagog and Zhu are likely to form the strike-partnership with Wang and Sun pulling the strings from the midfield.

Wuhan Three Towns probable starting line-up:Liu; Hang, Yaki, Zhang, Tao; Ademilson, Zhang, Stanciu, Luo; Davidson, Marcao

Shanghai Shenhua probable starting line-up: Ma; Li, Bi, Zhu, Bai; N’ Boumbou, Wang, Sun, Cao; Bassagog, Zhu

Wuhan Three Towns vs Shanghai Shenhua Schedule and Fixture

The Chinese Super League match between Wuhan Three Towns and Shanghai Shenhua will take place at the Puwan stadium and it will kickoff at 5:00 pm IST on July 3, Sunday. 

Wuhan Three Towns vs Shanghai ShenhuaKey details
DateJuly 3
VenuePuwan Stadium
Kickoff time in India5:00 pm
Kickoff time on China7:30 pm

Where to watch Wuhan Three Towns vs Shanghai Shenhua?

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.




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