Guangzhou Evergrande Wins 7th Title In A Row!
After 28 of the 30 rounds, Guangzhou Evergrande secures the 2016-2017 Chinese Super League title by beating Guizhou Zhicheng with 5-1. The “Guangzhou Evergrande era” started in 2011. Since then, the team has continuously won the national league in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and now 2017.
Shanghai SIPG, with Brazilian star players Hulk and Oscar, tried to take over the throne but Guangzhou Evergrande did not back down. The remaining champion is 9 points ahead of the number two, Shanghai SIPG, with 2 matches to play. Shanghai SIPG lost their game at home against the other club from Guangzhou, Guangzhou R&F.
Guangzhou Evergrande began the match very strong and scored already 2 goals in 3 minutes in the first half. The first half ended in 2-1 for Guangzhou Evergrande. In the second half, they kept on scoring resulting into a 5-1 win and securing the 2017 league title.