Fabio Cannavaro, head coach of Guangzhou Evergrande, reacts during his side’s 2019 AFC Champions League loss to Urawa Red Diamonds. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese Super League: Guangzhou Evegrande’s Fabio Cannavaro sent for corporate training as leaders drop points, Zheng Zhi takes over

  • Italian sees side draw with struggling Henan before club statement announces he will go to company HQ for ‘study’
  • Veteran takes over amid rumours that coach could be replaced by Scolari if they lose against champions Shanghai SIPG
Topic |   Chinese Super League

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Fabio Cannavaro, head coach of Guangzhou Evergrande, reacts during his side’s 2019 AFC Champions League loss to Urawa Red Diamonds. Photo: Xinhua
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Ai Kesen Elkeson of Guangzhou Evergrande in action against Takuya Iwanami of Urawa Red Diamonds during their clash in Guangzhou. Photos: EPA

Cannavaro’s Guangzhou dumped out in Champions League semis

  • Urawa Reds win the second leg 1-0 for a 3-0 victory after captain Shinzo Koroki strike five minutes after the break
  • Japanese side will play Saudi giants Al-Hilal in the final of Asia’s premier club competition next month over two legs
Topic |   AFC Champions League

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Ai Kesen Elkeson of Guangzhou Evergrande in action against Takuya Iwanami of Urawa Red Diamonds during their clash in Guangzhou. Photos: EPA
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