Zhejiang Professional vs Beijing Guoan Match Analysis & Prediction
30/11/2022 2:30 pm
Zhejiang Professional’s AFC Champions League Qualifiers hopes will once against be put on test on Wednesday at Huzhou Olympic Sports Center against a Beijing Guoan side who face a key battle to maintain their top five status.
The hosts are currently sitting in third place in the league standings on 49 points, 16 behind first-placed Wuhan Three Towns, who have already confirmed their place in the AFC Chmapions League.
Fourth-placed Shanghai Port, the first team outside of the AFC Champions League spots, are level on points with Zhejiang Professional, with the three sides in third, fourth and fifth places only separated by goal difference.
Zhejiang claimed a 6-1 victory in their last Chinese Super League game at Mission Hills Football Base Stadium against Hebei FC, extending their unbeaten run to four matches with three wins and one draw.
The last league game between the two sides, a September match at Workers’ Stadium, ended in a 2-2 draw. Franko Andrijasevic and Matheus Nascimento got on the scoresheet for Zhejiang Professional, while Zhang Yuning scored for Beijing Guoan, with goals coming in the 25th and 66th minute.
Meanwhile, Beijing Guoan enter the contest off the back of a 2-1 victory over Shanghai Shenhua at Jinjiang Football Training Center Stadium in their last league game, extending their Chinese Super League winning streak to three matches.
Denny Wang Yi opened the scoring for Shanghai Shenhua in the seventh minute at the Jinjiang Football Training Center Stadium, but Zhang Xuzhe and Zhang Yuning scores for Beijing Guoan in the 54th and 76th minutes respectively to eansure they came away with all three points.
Yuning has been the most prolific player for Beijing Guoan, having scored on 17 occasions this season, including six match-opening goals, and he ranks third in the league’s scoring charts in the 2022-23 campaign.
Zhejiang Professional vs. Beijing Guoan Head to head
These two teams have previously met on 25 occasions across all competitions, where Zhejiang have claimed seven victories while Beijing have won 12, and they have drawn in six. Beijing have scored 37 goals and conceded 22. In their last five meetings, Beijing have won four while they have drawn once.
17/04/2016Zhejiang Professional0Beijing Guoan3Chinese Super League
29/06/2016Zhejiang Professional1Beijing Guoan3FA Cup
29/07/2016Beijing Guoan1Zhejiang Professional0Chinese Super League
14/07/2020Beijing Guoan2Zhejiang Professional0Club Friendlies
06/09/2022Beijing Guoan2Zhejiang Professional2Chinese Super League
Zhejiang Professional Team News
Nyasha Mushekwi is the top scorer for Zhejiang Professional with 15 goals, which is the fifth-highest in the division, and he will be looking to get on the target once again for his side.
Mushekwi will again lead the line, supported by Ulrich Ewolo, Franko Andrijasevic, Jin Cheng and Ablikim Abdusalam.
Zhejiang Professional's Last 5 Matches
08/11/2022Guangzhou FC1Zhejiang Professional5Chinese Super League
13/11/2022Zhejiang Professional3Cangzhou Mighty Lions3Chinese Super League
18/11/2022Dalian Pro0Zhejiang Professional1FA Cup
18/11/2022Zhejiang Professional2Shanghai Port1Chinese Super League
26/11/2022Hebei FC1Zhejiang Professional6Chinese Super League
Beijing Guoan Team News
Right winger Chengdong Zhang and defensive midfielder Zhongguo Chi both have picked up four yellow cards, and are at risk of suspension should they be booked on Wednesday.
Beijing Guoan are once again likely to line up in a 4-4-2 formation, with Xizhe Zhang and Yuning Zhang starting as the front two.
Beijing Guoan's Last 5 Matches
08/11/2022Beijing Guoan0Wuhan Three Towns2Chinese Super League
13/11/2022Beijing Guoan3Wuhan Yangtze1Chinese Super League
17/11/2022Beijing Guoan2Jingchuan Wenhui2(P)FA Cup
21/11/2022Guangzhou City1Beijing Guoan2Chinese Super League
25/11/2022Shanghai Shenhua1Beijing Guoan2Chinese Super League
Zhejiang Professional vs. Beijing Guoan: Odds and Predictions
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