Tianjin Tianhai vs Guangzhou Evergrande
China – Super League
Date: Friday, 5 July 2019
Kick off at 12:35 UK / 13:35 CET
Venue: Haihe Educational Football Stadium (Tianjin).
The home side have hit rock-bottom in the table with just 10 points in their last fifteen games and are mounting the pressure on themselves with the dismal run of form that they have been exhibiting.
With the hosts drawing their last three matches, no other team in the league has drawn as many games as the home side with the tally mounting to seven.
Despite taking an initial lead through Alan in their last home game against fifth-placed Jiangsu Suning, the latter managed to stage a comeback in the second half to hold the home side to a 2-2 draw at the end of the ninety minutes.
The visitors are currently second in the league with thirty-seven points and are trailing behind league leaders Beijing Guoan by just two points. With Shanghai SIPG close on the visitors’ heels in the table at third, anything but a win on Friday would mess up their chances of staying in the top two.
The away side are certainly not within catching distance for the hosts in the table. However, the three points for the home side will be crucial in propelling them out of the relegation zone for the time being.
Tianjin Tianhai vs Guangzhou Evergrande Head to head (h2h)
- The squads have met each other on seven occasions.
- Guangzhou Evergrande have been recording back to back wins in their last two encounters.
- Out of all their head to head clashes, Tianjin Tianhai have just two wins to their name.
- Gaungzhou Evergrande have kept two clean sheet sheets in their last three meetings.
Tianjin Tianhai vs Guangzhou Evergrande Prediction
The hosts are likely to succumb to a defeat when they welcome visitors Guangzhou Evergrande to the Haihe Education Stadium on Thursday.
The home side are without a loss in their last two matches on home soil, having drawn against both Jiangsu Suning and Henan Jianye. Despite missing out on the win at the end of the ninety minutes, the squad have been consistent in getting their name on the score sheet, at least once in those previous fixtures.
The visitors have been far more impressive on the road and have tasted success in all of their last five trips in the league. The squad have also scored a total of five goals in their last two matches and have conceded none.
The run of form of the away side clearly indicates that they will be finishing the game with their winning streak intact, while the hosts are likely to grab nothing more than a consolation goal for themselves by the end of the ninety minutes.
Tianjin Tianhai vs Guangzhou Evergrande Betting tips
Guangzhou Evergrande to win
Both teams to score.