2020 Chinese Super League

The 2020 Ping An Chinese Football Association Super League (will be the 17th season since the establishment of the Chinese Super League. The league title sponsor is Ping An Insurance. The winner will qualify for the 2021 FIFA Club World Cup in China to represent the host nation. The season was scheduled to begin on 22 February and to end on 31 October, but was postponed following the coronavirus pandemic. On 1 July 2020, Chinese Football Association announce that the season will be resumed on 25 July 2020 and 16 teams will be split into two groups in two locations, one in Dalian and the other in Suzhou. Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao are the defending champions.

2020 Team Roster and Statics2020 Chinese FA Cup

Managerial changes

TeamOutgoing managerManner of departureDate of vacancyPosition in tableIncoming managerDate of appointment
Chongqing Dangdai Lifan Jordi CruyffMutual consent14 December 2019Pre-seasonChang Woe-ryong18 December 2019
Wuhan Zall Li TieSigned by China2 January 2020 Pre-seasonJosé González4 January 2020
Guangzhou R&FDragan StojkovićMutual consent3 January 2020 Pre-seasonGiovanni van Bronckhorst4 January 2020
Qingdao HuanghaiJuan Manuel LilloMutual consent5 June 2020Pre-seasonWu Jingui4 August 2020
Henan JianyeWang BaoshanMutual consent6 July 2020Pre-seasonYang Ji (caretaker)9 July 2020
ShenzhenRoberto DonadoniSacked11 August 2020Group A, 6thJordi Cruyff14 August 2020
Tianjin TEDA Uli StielikeSacked19 August 2020Group B, 8thWang Baoshan19 August 2020
Henan Jianye Yang Ji (caretaker)End of caretaker spell11 September 2020Group A, 8thJavier Pereira11 September 2020
Wuhan Zall José GonzálezSacked24 September 2020Group B, 6thPang Li (caretaker)24 September 2020
Shandong Luneng Taishan Li XiaopengMutual consent5 October 2020Group A, 3rdHao Wei5 October 2020

Regular season

Group A

PosTeamPldWDLGF/GAPtsQualification or relegation
1Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao14111231-1234Qualification for Championship stage
2Jiangsu Suning1475223-1526Qualification for Championship stage
3Shandong Luneng Taishan1473419-1124Qualification for Championship stage
4Shanghai Greenland Shenhua1456316-1521Qualification for Championship stage
5Shenzhen F.C.1452720-2017Qualification for Relegation stage
6Guangzhou R&F1443714-2715Qualification for Relegation stage
7Dalian Pro1425718-2111Qualification for Relegation stage
8Henan Jianye14131014-336Qualification for Relegation stage

Group B

PosTeamPldWDLGF/FAPtsQualification or relegation
1Shanghai SIPG14102226-1132Qualification for Championship stage
2Beijing Sinobo Guoan1484236-1928Qualification for Championship stage
3Chongqing Dangdai Lifan1473422-1924Qualification for Championship stage
4Hebei China Fortune1473425-2324Qualification for Championship stage
5Wuhan Zall1473416-1617Qualification for Relegation stage
6Shijiazhuang Ever Bright1445518-2117Qualification for Relegation stage
7Qingdao Huanghai1424815-2710Qualification for Relegation stage
8Tianjin Teda1403118-303Qualification for Relegation stage

Results

Championship stage

Quarterfinals

DateVenueTeam 1ScoreTeam 2
16-10-2020
21-10-2020
SuzhouHebei China Fortune1-3
Yin Hongbo / Wu Shaocong, Elkeson, Wei Shihao
Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao
17-10-2020
22-10-2020
SuzhouShandong Luneng Taishan2-2
Graziano Pelle, Jingdao Jin / Cedric Bakambu (2)
Beijing Sinobo Guoan
18-10-2020
23-10-2020
SuzhouShanghai Greenland Shenhua0-0Shanghai SIPG
19-10-2020
24-10-2020
SuzhouChongqing Dangdai Lifan1-1
Alan Kardec / Alex Teixeira
Jiangsu Suning

Semifinals

Championship

Relegation stage

9th-16th place playoffs

DateVenueTeam 1ScoreTeam 2
16-10-2020
21-10-2020
DalianTianjin TEDA2-0
Frank Acheampong (2)
Shenzhen F.C.
17-10-2020
22-10-2020
DalianDalian Pro1-2
Guowen Sun / Stopilla Sunzu, Nascimento Matheus
Shijiazhuang Ever Bright
18-10-2020
23-10-2020
DalianHenan Jianye1-0
Henrique Dourado
Wuhan Zall
19-10-2020
24-10-2020
DalianQingdao Huanghai0-0Guangzhou R&F

Topscorers

Players (Team)Goals
Cedric Bakambu (Beijing Guaon)10
Paulinho (Guangzhou Evergrande)
Solomon Rondon (Dalian Pro)
Marcao (Hebei)
9
Jhon Mary (Shenzen F.C.)
Eder (Jiangsu Suning)
8
20192021

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