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Jiangsu Suning is crowned the new king of the Chinese Super League!

  In the last round of the Chinese Super League on the evening of the 12th, Jiangsu Suning defeated Guangzhou Evergrande 2:1, crowning the Super League champion for the first time in team history.

So far, they have become the ninth team to win the top domestic professional football league championship after Dalian Wanda, Shanghai Shenhua, Shandong Luneng, Shenzhen Football, Changchun Yatai, Beijing Guoan, Guangzhou Evergrande, and Shanghai SIPG.

Edel took a shot instantly.

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  In the previous first round of the match, Jiangsu Suning and Guangzhou Evergrande drew 0:0, which meant that the second round was a peak matchup where the outcome of the first round was determined. There was no room for both sides to speak of, and the contingency increased a lot. .

  The opening phase of the game was basically the same as the first round, and the two sides were caught in a midfield fight.

Guangzhou Evergrande dominates the offense, while Jiangsu Suning is actively seeking opportunities to counterattack.

  Until the 11th minute, the first shot finally ushered in the field. Evergrande midfielder Xu Xin tried a long shot, which was steadily confiscated by Suning goalkeeper Gu Chao.

Since then, the two teams have returned to a fighting situation...

Eder scored a free kick

  The turning point of the game appeared in the 42nd minute. Jiangsu Suning ushered in a counterattack opportunity. Teixe pulled off Jiang Guangtai and faced the goalkeeper. He Chao fell down before entering the penalty area. After watching VAR, the referee awarded a free kick in front of the penalty area and sent off He ultra.

Wei Shihao replaced Fernando who was injured in the process of returning to defense.

Jiangsu Suning expands the score

  It was also with this opportunity that Jiangsu Suning took the lead to break the deadlock, and Edel's shot hit Paulinho and then refracted into the net.

After changing sides to fight again, Jiangsu Suning quickly expanded the score. Teixeira faced Jiang Guangtai 1 to 1 after receiving a long pass, and succeeded in getting out of the back and shooting the long corner. Jiangsu Suning took the lead with two goals.

Evergrande scored a goal

  The backward Guangzhou Evergrande made adjustments quickly and successively replaced Exon, Wu Shaocong and Xu Xin with Yang Liyu, Zhong Yihao and Huang Bowen.

In the 61st minute, Zhong Yihao made a pass from the left and Wei Shihao jumped high to get a goal for Guangzhou Evergrande, and the game reignited suspense.

  However, since then, the game was mostly in fierce fighting, and neither side had too many scoring opportunities. In the end, Jiangsu Suning defeated Guangzhou Evergrande 2:1 and reached the top as hoped.

Teixeira's goal to expand the score became the key.

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  Looking back on Jiangsu Suning's road to the summit, it can be described as "hidden deep in merit and fame".

  In the first stage of the competition, Jiangsu Suning scored 7 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses in the strong team A group, only lost to Shanghai Shenhua and Guangzhou Evergrande, ranking second in the A group.

  In the second stage, Jiangsu Suning eliminated the biggest dark horse of the season Chongqing Dangdai 2:1 in the double round and eliminated Shanghai SIPG 3:2 to advance to the final.

In the final, they defeated Guangzhou Evergrande with a total score of 2:1 without being favored by the outside world.

Edel (right) celebrates the goal.

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  In other words, Jiangsu Suning has actually shown strong control in the tough battles of this season. With the exception of Beijing Guoan, which has not played against this season, it is difficult for teams in the Chinese Super League championship team to gain the upper hand on Suning.

  More importantly, under the special format of this season's knockout rounds, the championship matchups are all on the same starting line, and there is no point gap in previous seasons.

In addition to fighting in Jiangsu Province, Jiangsu Suning, who occupies the "time, place, and harmony of people", finally seized this opportunity and won a special and extremely golden championship trophy.

  Congratulations to Suning!

The victory tonight belongs to Jiangsu!

(Author Bian Liqun)