Sports Mole previews Tuesday’s Chinese Super League clash between Cangzhou Mighty Lions and Tianjin Jinmen Tiger, including predictions, team news and possible line-ups.
Cangzhou mighty lions play host Tianjin Jinmen Tiger on Tuesday at the Yutong International Sports Center in round five of the 2022 Chinese Super League season.
Both teams have been largely disappointing lately and are keen to get back on track by securing all three points in this game.
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Cangzhou’s three-game unbeaten run ended after a 1-0 defeat by Shenzhen FC at Wuhua Hengpi Football Town on Thursday.
Frank AchampongThe goal in the sixth minute proved decisive Svetozar SapuricFor the third time in five games, the men of .
The Mighty Lions have slipped to 11th place in the league table and are now a whopping eight points behind the top of the table.
Next up is a visit from an opposing team who haven’t won their last four trips and have lost three of them.
Unbeaten in their last six home games, Tuesday’s hosts will be confident of continuing their already established dominance in this game.
Tianjin Jinmen had to settle for a point last time out thanks to a 1-1 draw with Chengdu Rongcheng in a tightly contested affair on Thursday.
Yu Genwei‘s men followed Gan Chao‘s Men in the 18th minute before restoring the equalizer on the hour mark Wang Qiuming.
With just two points from four games this season, the Tigers currently sit 14th in the table, outside the relegation zone solely on goal difference.
Four days later, the visitors meet Meizhou Hakka on Tuesday as the home side prepare for Beijing Guoan’s challenge.
Form of Cangzhou Mighty Lions Chinese Super League:
Form of Tianjin Jinmen Tigers Chinese Super League:
Thirty-two years old Zhou Tong is doubtful after missing Tianjin’s last game against Chengdu with a minor hamstring injury.
The participation of Yuanjie Su is currently also on the brink, as the striker was injured in the first half of the game mentioned above.
With his team struggling in front of goal, Svetozar Sapuric might be tempted to make some changes in front of goal that might look something like this Zang Yifeng and Fuyu Ma gave rare starts.
Congolese forward Oskar Maritu has been directly involved in two of his side’s three goals so far, making him a player to watch.
Cangzhou Mighty Lions possible starting lineup:
Shao; X Yang, Chen, Liu, Y Yang; Iskandar, Guo, Liu, Ma; Yifeng, Mihajlovic
Tianjin Jinmen Tiger possible starting lineup:
Xu; Bai, Yang, Andujar, Zihao; tian, wang, sun; Ba, Rosa, Radonjic
We say: Cangzhou Mighty Lions 2-1 Tianjin Jinmen Tigers
Cangzhou have a slightly better result streak and together with the added advantage of playing on home soil, we support them to take all three points, albeit by a slim margin.
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