China News Service, Beijing, July 13 (Reporter Xing Chong) On the 13th, the Chinese Football Association officially announced the complete schedule of the first phase of the new season of the 2020 China Ping An Super League. On the 25th, Dalian and Suzhou will hold the opening ceremony of the new season .
Due to the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, this year's Super League will adopt a new system for the first time. This system further tests the comprehensive strength of 16 teams, and each team will also face new challenges together.
Dynamic modification of schedule
Unlike other competitions, the Super League will consider multiple related football events, such as the 2022 World Cup qualifiers Asian Top 40, and the 2020 AFC Champions League. Therefore, the arrangements for the Super League will also be based on the development of these events Make dynamic changes.
At the same time, this is also the reason why the first phase system and schedule time can only be determined. The arrangement of the second phase will also depend on the anti-epidemic requirements and whether the FIFA and AFC related events have changed.
In the schedule of the first stage, the specific start time of the 14th round has not yet been determined. According to the Chinese Football Association, this is mainly due to the fact that the final round of the game may affect the ranking of the two groups, which is related to the grouping of the teams in the second stage, so the 14th round of the two groups may also be at the same time. Kick off. Therefore, the start time of the 14th round will be decided according to the ranking situation of the two groups.
Snake-shaped against the two major divisions have their own highlights
The competition department of the Chinese Football Association is based on the rankings of the teams in the league last year, and it is grouped according to the snake shape commonly used in sports events. For such a grouping, the clubs of the Chinese Super League have all expressed their acceptance. After the teams in the two major divisions are settled, they also have their own different highlights.
In the Dalian division of Group A, the three teams of Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao, Guangzhou R&F and Shenzhen Jiazhaoye will stage the "Pearl River Delta Derby". It is worth mentioning that the first three rounds of the league will form a small circle of the three teams. Competitions, such as the first round of Shenzhen Jia Zhaoye encountered Guangzhou R&F, the second round of Guangzhou R&F against Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao, and the third round of Shenzhen Jia Zhaoye overtook Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao.
There are both the "Hebei Derby" staged in the first round of Hebei Huaxia Bliss and Shijiazhuang Yongchang in the Suzhou Division, and the second round of the "upgraded dialogue" between Shijiazhuang Yongchang and Qingdao Huanghai Qinggang. "The newly promoted horses" cannot be divided into the same group, but due to the replacement of Shenzhen Jiazhaoye, Qingdao Huanghai Qinggang and Shijiazhuang Yongchang met in the first stage. The direct confrontation between the two parties will indicate who the Chinese Super League will be more stable in the first grade.
According to reports, in terms of the schedule, the competition department tries to ensure that every round of the competition has a focus of attention, and there will be topics that fans will talk about before and after each round. In addition, this year's epidemic has a great impact on the preparation of all teams. It may be that after the game starts, the status and performance of each team will be different from the past. Perhaps many games may have unexpected upsets.
Wuhan Zall Suzhou opens the opener
On July 25, the Chinese Super League will be officially launched in Dalian and Suzhou. Unlike the past, this year the Chinese Super League will hold two short opening ceremonies.
In the Dalian competition area, Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao and Shanghai Greenland Shenhua will kick off the Chinese Super League at 18:15 on July 25 at the Dalian Sports Center Stadium. In the Suzhou competition, Wuhan Zall and Qingdao Huanghai Qinggang will participate in the opener at the Suzhou Olympic Sports Center at 20:30 on July 25.
The Chinese Football Association stated that Wuhan Zall Club will face greater difficulties than other members of the Chinese Super League in 2020. Since the beginning of the year, the whole country has paid attention to the work of the people of Wuhan against epidemic disease. It is of great significance and positive. Therefore, it is everyone's common expectation that the first round of Wuhan Zall will be the opening game of Suzhou. Hope that Wuhan Zall will be the first representative of the Chinese Super League to show the inspiring Wuhan power on the Chinese Super League stage.
Intensive schedules test the strength of the team
From the first round of competition on July 25th to the end of the 14th round of competition on September 28th, all Chinese Super League teams must finish the first stage of the game within 2 months. This new schedule system test is The comprehensive strength of each team.
The unprecedented group system and the intensive events in the hot summer have brought great challenges to each team. The competition under such conditions is not only the strength of the team. From the personnel thickness to rotation adjustment, from training preparation to on-site response, from logistics support to psychological adjustment, every subtle link may determine the success or failure of a game.
In addition, who's security is more perfect, perhaps through training and competition, even from the players' mentality and expression. This time, many clubs sent a large number of staff to the competition area, which shows the importance of doing a good job of security. For them in the next two months, the off-field contest is also important and crucial. (Finish)
The full schedule of the first phase of the 2020 Chinese Super League. Provided by the Chinese Football Association