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Chinese clubs were defeated because of suspicion of selling matches, AFC immediately got involved

Sheet Sohu (China) said, the Asian Football Confederation has conducted an investigation after two Chinese clubs, Guangzhou FC and Shandong Taishan, received heavy defeats in the AFC Champions League this season.

After only 2 matches in the group stage, Shandong Taishan club received 2 defeats, 0-7 and 0-5. Meanwhile, Guangzhou FC lost 0-5 and 0-8. Thus, the representatives of China lost with a total score of 0-25 after 2 rounds. These bold defeats make AFC unhappy.

The Chinese club's defeat was unbelievable, the AFC had to conduct an investigation for suspected match-fixing - Photo 1.

2 Chinese clubs lost incredibly hard in the AFC Champions League

“Up to this point, the two Chinese representatives have conceded a total of 25 goals. The loss of Chinese clubs by such a large margin was beyond everyone’s expectations. Therefore, the AFC sent a committee to investigate why two Chinese clubs continuously receive catastrophic failures,” wrote Sohu.

Sohu added: “Even the AFC is skeptical that there is a match-fixing because even using young players, Chinese clubs cannot lose with such a big score.”

Mr. Windsor John – General Secretary of AFC, said: “We are conducting an investigation. During the pandemic, nothing is normal or simple. But Chinese clubs have made decisions. very difficult to understand”.

It is known that due to the epidemic, Shandong Taishan and Guangzhou FC sent young and reserve players to attend the AFC Champions League this season. The difference in strength is so great that Chinese teams have repeatedly failed in the AFC Champions League.

“The sending of young players makes many people feel that Chinese clubs do not respect the tournament. On the other hand, the catastrophic failures of these clubs contribute to the loss of quality of the AFC Champions League,” the newspaper said. Sohu concluded. 20220421000117268.htm

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