Shenzhen vs Wuhan Yangtze Match Analysis & Prediction
30/11/2022 2:30 pm
Shenzhen’s bid to secure an AFC Champions League Qualification spot for next season is set to be put to test again in their Wednesday’s game at Junjiang Sports Center against Wuhan Yangtze, who currently find themselves in the relegation zone.
The hosts are currently sitting in 14th place in the league table on 30 points, having scored 28 goals and conceded 52 so far this season.
With seven games remaining, Shenzhen trail third-placed Zhejiang Professional by 19 points for a spot in the AFC Champions League Qualifiers.
Zhang Xiaorui’s side head into the contest off the back of a 4-0 defeat at the hands of Wuhan Three Towns in their last Chinese Super League match at the Jinjiang Football Training Center Stadium.
Marcao (2), Ademilson and Deng Hanwen were all on target for the fisrt-placed visitors to ensure that Shenzhen came out empty handed on home ground.
When these two sides last met in Chinese Super League action, Shenzhen came out on top 3-0 at Dongxihu Sports Centre in September. Li Yuang opened the scoring for Shenzhen in the 33rd minute, while Zhang Yuan II and Jiang Zhipeng also found the back of the net.
Meanwhile, Wuhan Yangtze head into midweek off the back of a 5-0 defeat at the hands of Shandong TaiShan at Jinan Olympic Sports Center Stadium, extending their league losing run to three to leave them 17th in the table on 12 points, three points adrift of safety with seven games remaining.
Cryzan opened the scoring for Shandong TaiShan in the fifth minute before Chen Pu and Moises netted in the 19th and 35th minutes respective to ensure the hosts headed into half time with a 3-0 lead. Abudulam Abdurasul and Guo Tianyu also got on target in the 68th and 79th minutes to wrap up the game 5-0.
Shenzhen vs. Wuhan Yangtze Head to head
These two teams have previously met on 15 occasions in two competitions, where Shezhen have claimed seven victories while Wuhan have won six, and they have drawn twice. Shenzhen have scored 23 goals and conceded 25. In their last five meetings, they have each won twice while drawing once.
08/04/2018Wuhan Yangtze2Shenzhen1Chine League One
19/08/2018Shenzhen3Wuhan Yangtze2Chine League One
01/06/2019Wuhan Yangtze2Shenzhen0Chinese Super League
26/10/2019Shenzhen4Wuhan Yangtze4Chinese Super League
20/09/2022Wuhan Yangtze0Shenzhen3Chinese Super League
Shenzhen Team News
Frank Acheampong has been a key performer for Shenzhen this season, leading the club with eight goals, and he will be looking to get on the target for his side once again.
Despite their heavy defeat to Wuhan Three Towns, Yuan Zhang, Mincheng Yuan and Wentao Lu could line up as the back three.
Shenzhen's Last 5 Matches
08/11/2022Shenzhen0Dalian Pro2Chinese Super League
13/11/2022Shenzhen0Shanghai Port3Chinese Super League
17/11/2022Zibo Cuju1Shenzhen0FA Cup
22/11/2022Shenzhen2Guangzhou FC1Chinese Super League
26/11/2022Shenzhen0Wuhan Three Towns4Chinese Super League
Wuhan Yangtze Team News
Felicio Brown Forbes has been the leading attacking threat for Wuhan Yangtze, scoring on nine occasions, including three match-opening goals, and should start for the visitors here.
Head coach Li Jinyu is likely to utilise a 3-2-4-1 formation once again, with Jinbin Wang starting up front as the lone striker.
Wuhan Yangtze's Last 5 Matches
08/11/2022Wuhan Yangtze2Guangzhou City1Chinese Super League
13/11/2022Beijing Guoan3Wuhan Yangtze1Chinese Super League
18/11/2022Suzhou Dongwu(P)2Wuhan Yangtze2FA Cup
22/11/2022Henan SSLM3Wuhan Yangtze0Chinese Super League
26/11/2022Shandong TaiShan5Wuhan Yangtze0Chinese Super League
Shenzhen vs. Wuhan Yangtze: Odds and Predictions
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