The 2021 Chinese Super League format is determined
Yesterday, Dong Zheng, general manager of the Chinese Super League revealed that the 2021 Super League will be divided into three stages, and the first stage is determined to be the competition. However, if the epidemic is effectively controlled in the latter two stages, it is expected to return to the home and away game system. Please listen to the report by reporter Li Wei.
On January 12, at the Fifth Sports Industry Carnival, Dong Zheng, general manager of the Super League, said that the Super League will play 30 rounds in the new season, and the first stage will be determined as the competition system.
In the 2020 season, the Chinese Super League was affected by the epidemic and only played 20 rounds of”14+6″. Compared with the previous league’s competition system, it has also received a lot of controversy. In this regard, Dong Zheng, general manager of the Super League, said that the Super League will play 30 rounds in the new season, and various plans are being actively formulated. At present, the investigation team sent by the Super League has gone to Suzhou and Guangzhou, inspect the reception capacity and venue conditions of the competition area. Dong Zheng said:”The first stage is determined to be a closed game system and is divided into two competition areas. This season, the Super League will be divided into three stages, with a total of 30 rounds and 240 games played. The second and third stages are based on the epidemic situation. , It is possible to change back to the home and away game system at any time. On this issue, the Super League has made a variety of plans, which can be adjusted at any time.”
Because this year is definitely going to be 2022 World Cup Asian region qualifiers, so it will also have a certain impact on the Chinese Super League. Dong Zheng revealed that the Chinese Football Association has also made a special plan for the World Cup preliminaries. To ensure that the league can be carried out in its entirety,”So far, the AFC has not yet clarified what format will be used for the top 40 and top 12 matches. We are also actively communicating with the AFC. In the above, we have fully considered the different forms that the AFC may take, so we have made different plans. At present, the Chinese Super League should not be too much affected by the world preliminaries. 30 rounds of matches will be arranged.”
Dong Zheng said frankly that the league was affected last season and made them feel tremendous pressure from all sides. Therefore, the Chinese Super League in the new season will return to normal as much as possible to ensure the interests of sponsors and broadcasters. Fans dedicated more exciting games.
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Source:Beijing Sports Broadcasting