WATCH: Shanghai Shenhua Beat Shandong in Chinese FA Cup Final

By Ned Kelly, December 9, 2019

0 0

Shanghai Shenhua won the Chinese FA Cup in style over the weekend, beating Shandong Luneng 3-0 at a packed Hongkou Stadium on Friday night, making it a 3-1 aggregate victory for the Blues. It is the fifth time Shenhua have lifted the trophy, and the second time in three years, after their 2017 victory over city rival Shanghai SIPG.

South Korean international striker Kim Shin-wook opened the scoring in the 60th minute to level the aggregate score at 1-1, before a cool finish from Italian winger Stephan El Shaarawy and an absolute screamer from midfielder Qian Jiegei in the space of three minutes sealed Shenhua's victory and sent the Hongkou faithful into dreamland.

The victory also earns Shenhua direct qualification to next season's AFC Champions League group stages. China's other representatives will be 2019 Chinese Super League Champions Guangzhou Evergrande, CSL runners up Beijing Guoan and third placed Shanghai SIPG.

Now all that's left is to add Shenhua to our China's Biggest Sports Winners in 2019...

Watch highlights of the game below (VPN off):

   

[Cover image via jfdaily.com]

more news

Shenzhen Becomes 1st Chinese City to Ban Dog and Cat Consumption

The new regulation will go into effect on May 1.

Here's Some Adjusted Routes Chinese Airlines are Still Operating

In response to COVID-19, here are the adjusted routes that Air China, China Southern and China Eastern Airlines will fly for the interim.

Here's Why Your Tones Matter in Chinese

One decidedly challenging aspect of Chinese is the subtle difference in the four tones.

90% of China’s Imported COVID-19 Cases are Chinese Nationals

Among the cases of Chinese nationals, 40% are students returning from studying abroad.

95% of New Chinese Mainland COVID-19 Cases are Imported

Seventy-four of 78 new confirmed COVID-19 cases came from abroad.

Chinese Buyers Complain Over Tesla Self-Driving Computer Chip

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology called on Tesla to ensure its China-made cars are consistent, following complaints by Chinese customers.

TV Host Under Fire After Referring to Coronavirus as 'Chinese'

Tucker Carlson’s use of the stigmatizing term follows another recent polarizing event from Fox News regarding the virus.

Chinese Stocks Plunge 9%, Largest Since Global Financial Crisis

The maximum allowed before trading is suspended for the day is 10%.

0 User Comments

In Case You Missed It…

We're on WeChat!

Scan our QR Code at right or follow us at Thats_Shanghai for events, guides, giveaways and much more!

7 Days in Shanghai With thatsmags.com

Weekly updates to your email inbox every Wednesday

Subscribe

Download previous issues

Never miss an issue of That's Shanghai!

Visit the archives

Get the App. Your essential China city companion.