Shanghai SIPG and Qingdao Huanghai have played each other only once before. That result ended in a 1-1 draw, with Wang Dong scoring a penalty for Qingdao Huanghai before former Chelsea midfielder Oscar equalised for Shanghai SIPG via the penalty spot. Wei Zhen of Shanghai SIPG was sent off in the second half. Both teams come off a loss in their previous games but Shanghai SIPG are the clear favourites in this encounter.
Qingdao Huanghai have seen their efforts on goal rewarded a total of 6 times in the course of their latest 6 matches. The number of goals that have been scored against them during that period equals 9.
Shanghai SIPG Possible Lineup(4-1-4-1):
Yan Junling, Lei Wenjie, He Guan, Shi Ke, Yu Hai, Lin Chuangyi, Oscar, Yang Shiyuan, Hulk, Marko Arnautovic, Ricardo Lopes
Qingdao Huanghai Possible Lineup(4-3-3):
Liu Zhenli, Shi Zhe, Liu Jiashen, Jagos Vukovic, Wang Wei, Gao Xiang, Joseph Minala, Yang Yu, Zhou Junchen, Zhu Jianrong, Romain Alessandrini
League: CHINA: Super League
Match Prediction: Shanghai SIPG to win this match