WATCH: Oscar Sparks Brawl at Shanghai SIPG vs. Guangzhou R&F Game

By Bridget O'Donnell, June 19, 2017

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Brazilian superstar and Shanghai SIPG player Oscar sparked massive brawl with Guangzhou R&F opponents this weekend during a Chinese Super League game.

The fight broke out at Yuanshen Stadium on Sunday after the former Chelsea midfielder kicked the ball twice into Guangzhou players near the end of the first half.

Shanghai SIPG Guangzhou R&F Brawl Oscar

The R&F players were clearly not happy with this, with Chen Zhizhao pushing Oscar to the ground.

Shanghai SIPG vs. Guangzhou Evergrande Brawl Hulk

Shanghai SIPG vs. Guangzhou Evergrande Brawl Hulk

Shanghai SIPG vs. Guangzhou Evergrande Brawl Hulk

Shortly afterwards, all 22 athletes on the field embarked on a mass brawl between the two teams. Bench players from both sides were also involved. As punches were thrown, some SIPG players — including fellow Brazilian teammate Hulk — ran over to protect Oscar.

Shanghai SIPG vs. Guangzhou Evergrande Brawl Hulk

Shanghai SIPG vs. Guangzhou R&F Brawl Hulk Oscar

Shanghai SIPG vs. Guangzhou R&F Brawl Hulk Oscar

The fight disrupted the game for seven minutes. Two players, Guangzhou’s Li Tixiang and Shanghai’s Fu Huan, were sent off the field, though Oscar wasn't punished.

READ MORE: Oscar to Shanghai SIPG in £60m China Transfer Record

Both teams were down to 10 players for the second half as a result of the melee. The match resulted in a 1-1 draw, putting Guangzhou Evergrande in a clear four point lead at the top of the CSL rankings.

Watch the whole fight below (VPN off):


Outside of China? Watch on Youtube here.

[Video via @isaacwilson06, Images via Daily Mail, Youtube]

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