The opening game of the Chinese Super League on June 3 is open to fans.
Beijing Guoan's first-round opponent on June 5 is the Cangzhou Lions
On the morning of the 28th, the Chinese Super League announced the schedule for the first stage of the new season.
According to the arrangement, the first stage will start from June 3 to July 12 in Dalian, Haikou and Meizhou, with a total of 10 rounds of 90 games.
At 8 pm on June 3, Haikou Wuyuanhe Stadium will usher in the opening game of Shandong Taishan team and Zhejiang team.
Beijing Guoan will make its season debut at 7 p.m. on June 5 against the Cangzhou Lions.
Chinese Super League opener open to fans
The Chinese Football Association and the Chinese Football Federation preparatory team convened a meeting of professional clubs at all levels online on May 28 to report the progress of the preparations for leagues at all levels.
At the meeting, Liu Jun, deputy head of the preparatory team of the Chinese Football Federation and chairman of the Chinese Super League, confirmed that after communication with relevant parties, the opening event of the new season Chinese Super League and the Shandong Taishan team will be held at the Wuyuanhe Stadium in the Haikou Division on the evening of June 3. The season opener with Zhejiang will be open to spectators.
Liu Jun explained that so far, only the opening game is open to spectators. Whether other games of the Chinese Super League in the new season will be open to fans still needs further communication from all parties.
Liu Jun revealed: "In the first stage of the competition, the Meizhou and Dalian competition areas do not meet the conditions for opening to the audience, so they are not open to the audience for the time being. In the future, we will also make research and judgments on the various situations in the competition area, and strive to select some games that are open to the audience. .If the epidemic situation tends to improve, we will communicate with the relevant local governments. Some games with high attention are appropriately selected to be open to spectators, and the convenience of on-site viewing is encouraged. Everything depends on the consideration of factors such as epidemic prevention and control and event safety. We Of course, I want fans to be there to watch the game. This is the real experience that belongs to the fans, and I will try my best."
Shi Qiang, the head of the preparatory team of the Chinese Football Federation, also mentioned the issue of whether the league will resume the home and away game format, which is of concern to the outside world.
He said: "The difficulties faced this year are even greater. Now we have limited time to schedule our schedule. Of course, no matter how difficult it is, trying to resume home and away games is an important goal of our work. Even as an attempt, we will consider and strive for Some competitions have resumed the home and away system. In the past three years, under the conditions of epidemic prevention and control, how to strive for and try to restore the home and away system of the league has also been an important issue that we need to tackle in our work.”
Preliminary plans to close on November 9
According to the preliminary plan, the new season of the Chinese Super League will end on November 9, and strive to end before the Qatar World Cup kicks off.
Guo Bingyan, the head of the competition work of the preparatory group of the Chinese Football Federation, announced on the 28th that the league will start on June 3, and it is tentatively planned to end on November 9.
The 34 rounds of the whole season will be divided into 4 stages, and the whole season will be run according to the rounds of "10+8+8+8".
Among them, the first stage of the competition will be held from June 3 to July 12; the second stage of the competition is planned to be held from July 21 to August 21; the third stage of the competition is planned to be held from August 30 to September 30 ; The fourth stage of the event is scheduled to run from October 9 to November 9.
Guo Bingyan emphasized that the schedule of the second to fourth stages involved in the above plan is only a preliminary plan.
Affected by the epidemic, various other factors, and even force majeure, there are still variables in the schedule.
Guoan faces Cangzhou Lions in the first round
After months of waiting, the new season of the Chinese Super League is finally about to begin.
For Guoan, they have been fully prepared. Since training in the Meizhou Division on May 20, the team has gradually adapted to the local climate and venue conditions. With the recent completion of medical isolation by Li Ke and Dablo, the team has returned to the team. , Now Guoan has achieved the true "all arrivals", just waiting for the league to start.
According to the arrangement, Guoan will play 10 games in 40 days. Since there are 6 teams in the division, in the 10 rounds, Guoan will compete with the other 5 opponents in a double loop.
In the first round of competition, in addition to the Cangzhou Lions on the 5th, Guoan will also face the newly-promoted Chengdu Rongcheng on the 8th, Tianjin Jinmen Tigers on the 13th, host Meizhou Hakka on the 17th and Shenzhen on the 21st.
The second round of competition will start on June 25, and Guoan will continue to fight against these five opponents one by one until the end of July 11.
Guoan first stage schedule
■Beijing Guoan VS Cangzhou Lions June 5th (Sunday) 19:00
■Chengdu Rongcheng VS Beijing Guoan June 8 (Wednesday) 19:30
■Beijing Guoan VS Tianjin Jinmen Tigers June 13 (Monday) 16:30
■Meizhou Hakka VS Beijing Guoan June 17 (Friday) 19:30
■Beijing Guoan VS Shenzhen Team June 21 (Tuesday) 16:30
■Cangzhou Lions VS Beijing Guoan June 25 (Saturday) 16:30
■Beijing Guoan VS Chengdu Rongcheng June 30 (Thursday) 19:30
■Tianjin Jinmen Tigers VS Beijing Guoan July 3 (Sunday) 17:30
■Beijing Guoan VS Meizhou Hakka July 7th (Thursday) 17:30
■Shenzhen Team VS Beijing Guoan July 11 (Monday) 19:30
Text/Reporter Xiao Xun Zhang Kunlong