Rafa Benitez’s Dalian Pro and Shanghai Shenhua knocked out of Chinese FA Cup

In a brief respite from the Chinese Super League’s rescheduled season, the Chinese FA Cup kicked-off on Friday night with its own coronavirus-affected format.This season the tournament only features teams from the top flight and the second tier China League One, rather than the traditional format where teams throughout the football pyramid can enter.Friday saw the first round begin with games between the teams in the Dalian bubble.Jiangsu Suning took on Shenzhen, holders Shanghai Shenhua met…

Rafa Benitez’s Dalian Pro and Shanghai Shenhua knocked out of Chinese FA Cup
In a brief respite from the Chinese Super League’s rescheduled season, the Chinese FA Cup kicked-off on Friday night with its own coronavirus-affected format.This season the tournament only features teams from the top flight and the second tier China League One, rather than the traditional format where teams throughout the football pyramid can enter.Friday saw the first round begin with games between the teams in the Dalian bubble.Jiangsu Suning took on Shenzhen, holders Shanghai Shenhua met…