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Beijing Guoan vs. Shanghai Shen 8/15/2021 Chinese Super League Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Beijing Guoan meets Shanghai Shen on 8/15/2021.

Beijing Guoan faces Shanghai Shen in a Chinese Super League match. Beijing Guoan with a record of 6-3-4 this season comes into this game with a 2-1-4 record on the road. Shanghai Shen is 6-4-3 this season and is 3-3-1 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Beijing Guoan and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, they were victorious and look to build upon this result. Now on their home pitch, they look continue the positive momentum in familiar and friendly territory against Beijing Guoan.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Shanghai Shen and it is an opportunity to get rolling. Shanghai Shen came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on Beijing Guoan at their home pitch.

The Beijing Guoan Roster

The Players to Watch for the Beijing Guoan

Zhang Yuning FW

Zhang Yuning has 47.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Zhang Yuning has 18.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Zhang Yuning has 12 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Beijing Guoan teammates, Zhang Yuning had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Zhang Yuning has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Zhang Yuning has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 19 fouls this season in Chinese Super League action.

Li Lei DF,MF

As a shooter, Li Lei had 10.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Li Lei has 2.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Li Lei had 11 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Li Lei has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Li Lei has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Li Lei has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Chinese Super League action.

Gao Tianyi MF

As a shooter, Gao Tianyi had 22.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Gao Tianyi has 4.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Gao Tianyi has 11 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Beijing Guoan teammates, Gao Tianyi had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Gao Tianyi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gao Tianyi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 39 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in Chinese Super League action.

Chi Zhongguo MF

As a shooter, Chi Zhongguo had 11.0 shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Chi Zhongguo had 3.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Chi Zhongguo has 11 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Chi Zhongguo has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Chi Zhongguo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Chi Zhongguo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 23 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Chinese Super League action.

Yu Dabao DF

As a shooter, Yu Dabao had 5.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Yu Dabao had 1.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Yu Dabao has 10 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Yu Dabao has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Yu Dabao has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Yu Dabao has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in Chinese Super League action.

The Shanghai Shen Roster

The Players to Watch for the Shanghai Shen

Matej Jonjić DF

Matej Jonjić has 6.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Matej Jonjić has 4.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Matej Jonjić has 13 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Shanghai Shen teammates, Matej Jonjić had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Matej Jonjić has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Matej Jonjić has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Chinese Super League action.

Giovanni Moreno FW,MF

As a shooter, Giovanni Moreno had 49.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Giovanni Moreno has 15.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Giovanni Moreno had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Shanghai Shen teammates, Giovanni Moreno had 2 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Giovanni Moreno has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Giovanni Moreno has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 19 fouls this season in Chinese Super League action.

Aidi Fulangxisi DF,MF

Aidi Fulangxisi has 3.0 shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Aidi Fulangxisi had 0.0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Aidi Fulangxisi has 8 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Aidi Fulangxisi has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Aidi Fulangxisi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Aidi Fulangxisi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 33 fouls this season in Chinese Super League action.

Wu Xi MF

Wu Xi has 12.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Wu Xi has 3.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Wu Xi has 9 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Shanghai Shen teammates, Wu Xi had 2 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Wu Xi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Wu Xi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 19 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Chinese Super League action.

Wen Jiabao DF,MF

As a shooter, Wen Jiabao had 2.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Wen Jiabao had 0.0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Wen Jiabao has 7 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Wen Jiabao has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Wen Jiabao has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Wen Jiabao has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Chinese Super League action.

Beijing Guoan Team Stats

The Beijing Guoan Offensive Stats and Metrics

Beijing Guoan scored 0.85 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Beijing Guoan scored those goals off assists 73.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.62 assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Beijing Guoan was able to score on 0.18 of their shots on target. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Beijing Guoan attempted 4.77 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Beijing Guoan attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 35.2% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Beijing Guoan Defensive Stats and Metrics

Beijing Guoan gave up 1.0 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.0 shots were saved by Beijing Guoan goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 75.0% of shots on target were saved by Beijing Guoan goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. Beijing Guoan goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 38.5% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Beijing Guoan Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Beijing Guoan had 16.69 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Beijing Guoan is in the top 50 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Beijing Guoan had 13.15 interceptions. This puts Beijing Guoan in the top 36 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Beijing Guoan commits 15.54 fouls. Beijing Guoan is in the top 80 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Beijing Guoan drew 12.69 fouls. Beijing Guoan is in the top 44 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Beijing Guoan committed an offside 1.92 times. This puts Beijing Guoan in the top 66 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Shanghai Shen Team Stats

The Shanghai Shen Offensive Stats and Metrics

Shanghai Shen scored 1.15 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Shanghai Shen scored those goals off assists 87.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.00 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Shanghai Shen was able to score on 0.19 of their shots on target. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Shanghai Shen attempted 6.0 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Shanghai Shen is able to get 38.6% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Shanghai Shen Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Shanghai Shen was able to hold opponents to 0.85 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Shanghai Shen goalkeepers fended off 2.23 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Shanghai Shen truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 62.1% of shots on target were saved by Shanghai Shen goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 23.1% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Shanghai Shen. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Shanghai Shen Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Shanghai Shen had 22.77 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Shanghai Shen in the top 15 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Shanghai Shen has successfully intercepted 9.23 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Shanghai Shen in the top 82 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Shanghai Shen has committed 14.46 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Shanghai Shen is in the top 68 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Shanghai Shen drew 15.85 fouls. This puts Shanghai Shen in the top 11 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Shanghai Shen had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.85 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Shanghai Shen in the top 64 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Beijing Guoan vs. Shanghai Shen Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Beijing Guoan 1 Shanghai Shen 2

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