6 May 2018

The AFC Champions League round of 16 starts with a great challenge to Tianjin Quanjian: facing the current team of Fabio Cannavaro, it’s former manager. Next tuesday, 8th May, Paulo Sousa’s squad will host the Guangzhou Evergrande at home.

Current China Supercup’s and China Super League’s champion, the next adversary is a team to beat. However, the encounter statistics shows that Tianjin’s team has two victories against one. The last game between them was in March, at Haihe Educational Football Stadium.

Qualyfied to the AFC Champions League knockout stages one round before the end of group stage, Tianjin Quanjian made history: in its first participation in ACL, the Sousa’s team was promoted as the chinese club that scored more points in the group phase.

This article has been written by Paulo MCD Sousa Editors Team
Photo: Tianjin Quanjian Official Website