China League One
Season2017
ChampionsDalian Yifang
PromotedDalian Yifang
Beijing Renhe
RelegatedBaoding Yingli ETS
Yunnan Lijiang
Matches played240
Goals scored681 (2.84 per match)
Top goalscorerBolivia Marcelo Moreno
Colombia Harold Preciado (23 goals)
Biggest home winShenzhen F.C. 6–0 Dalian Transcendence
(Mar 12, 2017)
(6 goals)
Biggest away winBeijing Enterprises Group 0–4 Beijing Renhe
(Apr 22, 2017)
(4 goals)
Highest scoringYunnan Lijiang 4–4 Wuhan Zall
(Jun 24, 2017)
(8 goals)
Longest winning run6 matches
Shijiazhuang Ever Bright
Longest unbeaten run18 matches
Dalian Yifang
Longest winless run13 matches
Baoding Yingli ETS
Longest losing run5 matches
Zhejiang Yiteng
Highest attendance43,159
Dalian Yifang 0–1 Baoding Yingli ETS
(Oct 28, 2017)
Lowest attendance0 [note 1]
Baoding Yingli ETS 1–2 Shijiazhuang Ever Bright
(Jul 8, 2017)
Average attendance7,739 (Oct 28, 2017)
2016
2018
All statistics correct as of 29 October 2017.

The 58.com 2017 Chinese Football Association China League (Chinese: 58同城2017中国足球协会甲级联赛)[2] was the 14th season of the China League One, the second tier of the Chinese football league pyramid, since its establishment in 2004. The league's title sponsor was the e-commerce website 58.com.[3]

Teams

A total of 16 teams are contesting in the league, including 12 sides from the 2016 season, two relegated from the 2016 Chinese Super League and two promoted from the 2016 China League Two.

Team changes

Name changes

Clubs

Stadiums and locations

Club Head coach City Stadium Capacity 2016 season
Hangzhou Greentown R Bulgaria Zdravko Zdravkov (caretaker) Hangzhou Yellow Dragon Sports Center 52,672 CSL, 15th
Jinhua Sports Center [note 2] 30,000
Shijiazhuang Ever Bright R Iran Afshin Ghotbi Shijiazhuang Yutong International Sports Center 29,000 CSL, 16th
Qingdao Huanghai Spain Jordi Vinyals Qingdao Qingdao Guoxin Stadium 45,000 3rd
Beijing Renhe Spain Luis García Plaza Beijing Beijing Fengtai Stadium 31,043 4th
Dalian Yifang Spain Juan Ramón López Caro Dalian Dalian Sports Center 61,000 5th
Wuhan Zall China Chen Yang Wuhan Wuhan Sports Center Stadium 52,357 6th
Nei Mongol Zhongyou China Wang Bo Hohhot Hohhot City Stadium 60,000 7th
Beijing Enterprises Group China Gao Hongbo Beijing Olympic Sports Centre (Beijing) 36,228 8th
Shenzhen FC China Wang Baoshan Shenzhen Shenzhen Stadium 32,500 9th
Shanghai Shenxin Spain Juan Ignacio Martínez Shanghai Jinshan Football Stadium 30,000 10th
Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard China Li Jun Ürümqi Xinjiang Sports Centre 50,000 11th
Meizhou Hakka Bulgaria Aleksandar Stankov Wuhua Wuhua County Stadium 15,000 12th
Zhejiang Yiteng Croatia Marijo Tot Shaoxing China Textile City Sports Center 40,000 13th
Dalian Transcendence China Li Guoxu (caretaker) Dalian Jinzhou Stadium 30,776 14th
Yunnan Lijiang P Austria Kurt Garger Lijiang Lijiang Sports Development Centre Stadium 20,000 CL2, 1st
Baoding Yingli ETS P China Shang Qing (caretaker) Baoding Hebei University Stadium 20,000 CL2, 2nd

Managerial changes

Club Outgoing manager Date of vacancy Incoming manager Date of appointment
Shijiazhuang Ever Bright China Li Jinyu (caretaker) 7 November 2016 Iran Afshin Ghotbi 7 November 2016[7]
Shanghai Shenxin England Gary White 23 November 2016[8] Spain Juan Ignacio Martínez 23 November 2016[9]
Dalian Yifang Spain Sergio Piernas Cárdenas 29 November 2016 Spain Juan Ramón López Caro 29 November 2016[10]
Zhejiang Yiteng China Duan Xin (caretaker) 1 December 2016 Brazil Maurício Copertino 1 December 2016[11]
Shenzhen FC Netherlands Clarence Seedorf 5 December 2016 Sweden Sven-Göran Eriksson 5 December 2016[12]
Beijing Enterprises Serbia Aleksandar Stanojević 30 December 2016 Bulgaria Yasen Petrov 30 December 2016[13]
Yunnan Lijiang China Zhang Biao 5 January 2017[14] South Korea Lim Jong-heon 8 January 2017[15]
Meizhou Hakka China Cao Yang (caretaker) 16 February 2017 Croatia Vjekoslav Lokica 16 February 2017
Wuhan Zall Italy Ciro Ferrara 20 March 2017[16] China Tang Yaodong 30 March 2017[17]
Beijing Enterprises Bulgaria Yasen Petrov 24 April 2017 China Gao Hongbo 24 April 2017[18]
Meizhou Hakka Croatia Vjekoslav Lokica 29 April 2017 China Cao Yang (caretaker) 29 April 2017[19]
Yunnan Lijiang South Korea Lim Jong-heon 2 May 2017 China Zhang Biao (caretaker) 2 May 2017[20]
Baoding Yingli ETS China Zhao Changhong 25 May 2017 Netherlands Jo Bonfrère 25 May 2017[21]
Hangzhou Greentown South Korea Hong Myung-bo 25 May 2017[22] Bulgaria Zdravko Zdravkov (caretaker) 25 May 2017
Zhejiang Yiteng Brazil Maurício Copertino 28 May 2017 China Wang Jun (caretaker) 28 May 2017[23]
Zhejiang Yiteng China Wang Jun (caretaker) 6 June 2017 Croatia Marijo Tot 6 June 2017[24]
Beijing Renhe China Wang Baoshan 8 June 2017[25] Spain Luis García Plaza 9 June 2017[26]
Shenzhen FC Sweden Sven-Göran Eriksson 14 June 2017 China Wang Baoshan 14 June 2017[27]
Wuhan Zall China Tang Yaodong 9 July 2017 China Chen Yang 9 July 2017[28]
Meizhou Hakka China Cao Yang (caretaker) 23 July 2017 Bulgaria Aleksandar Stankov 23 July 2017[29]
Dalian Transcendence Bosnia and Herzegovina Rusmir Cviko 8 August 2017 China Li Guoxu (caretaker) 8 August 2017[30]
Baoding Yingli ETS Netherlands Jo Bonfrère 9 October 2017 China Shang Qing (caretaker) 9 October 2017[31]
Yunnan Lijiang China Zhang Biao (caretaker) 13 October 2017 Austria Kurt Garger 13 October 2017[32]

Foreign players

A total of four foreign players can be registered in a season; however, the number of foreign players is limited to three per CL1 team in the same time. Teams can use three foreign players on the field each game.

Players name in bold indicates the player is registered during the mid-season transfer window.

Club Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 Former players 1
Baoding Yingli ETS Honduras Rony Martínez Nigeria John Owoeri South Korea Ha Tae-goon Norway Lars Sætra
Beijing Enterprises Austria Rubin Okotie Nigeria Victor Anichebe Nigeria Leke James Ivory Coast Cheick Tioté[33]
Beijing Renhe Brazil Ivo Ecuador Jaime Ayoví Kenya Ayub Masika
Dalian Yifang Argentina Jonathan Ferrari Ivory Coast Yannick Boli Zimbabwe Nyasha Mushekwi
Dalian Transcendence Bosnia and Herzegovina Ivan Božić Bosnia and Herzegovina Eldar Hasanović Sweden David Fällman Brazil Jaílton Paraíba
Hangzhou Greentown Australia Matthew Spiranovic Brazil Denílson Gabionetta Brazil Anselmo Ramon
Meizhou Hakka Brazil Japa Ivory Coast Serges Déblé Sierra Leone Gibril Sankoh Bulgaria Valeri Bojinov
Nei Mongol Zhongyou Brazil Davi Brazil Dori Senegal André Senghor Senegal Malick Mané
Qingdao Huanghai Serbia Đorđe Rakić Spain Martí Crespí Spain Joan Verdú
Shanghai Shenxin Brazil Biro-Biro Brazil Cleiton Silva Spain Raúl Rodríguez
Shenzhen FC Brazil Rossi Cameroon Aboubakar Oumarou Colombia Harold Preciado Nigeria Chinedu Obasi
Shijiazhuang Ever Bright Brazil Adriano Brazil Matheus Zambia Jacob Mulenga
Wuhan Zall Bolivia Marcelo Moreno Ivory Coast Jean Evrard Kouassi Croatia Sammir Liberia Sam Johnson
Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard Brazil Vicente Cameroon Yves Ekwalla Herman Senegal Babacar Gueye
Yunnan Lijiang Brazil Johnny Spain Natalio South Korea Kim Hyun-hun Brazil Kaio
Zhejiang Yiteng Brazil Guto Italy Federico Piovaccari Netherlands Romeo Castelen Australia Adam Hughes

Hong Kong/Macau/Taiwan outfield players (Contracts signed before 1 January 2016 do not count for the foreign player slot):[34]

Club Player 1 Player 2 Former players 1
Beijing Enterprises Chinese Taipei Chen Hao-wei Chinese Taipei Wen Chih-hao
Hangzhou Greentown Chinese Taipei Chen Po-liang
Meizhou Hakka Chinese Taipei Onur Dogan Hong Kong Lee Chi Ho
Qingdao Huanghai Hong Kong Godfred Karikari
Shenzhen FC Hong Kong Paulinho

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Dalian Yifang (C, P) 30 19 7 4 48 23 +25 64 Promotion to Super League
2 Beijing Renhe (P) 30 18 8 4 48 21 +27 62
3 Shijiazhuang Ever Bright 30 14 12 4 48 34 +14 54
4 Qingdao Huanghai 30 16 4 10 56 40 +16 52
5 Wuhan Zall 30 13 8 9 47 40 +7 47
6 Shenzhen FC 30 13 7 10 56 37 +19 46
7 Shanghai Shenxin 30 10 10 10 53 42 +11 40
8 Beijing Enterprises 30 11 4 15 43 50 −7 37
9 Hangzhou Greentown 30 8 12 10 31 39 −8 36
10 Nei Mongol Zhongyou 30 9 8 13 40 47 −7 35
11 Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard 30 9 8 13 37 52 −15 35
12 Meizhou Hakka 30 8 9 13 33 39 −6 33
13 Zhejiang Yiteng 30 8 8 14 35 46 −11 32
14 Dalian Transcendence 30 8 7 15 34 58 −24 31
15 Baoding Yingli ETS (R) 30 8 7 15 41 51 −10 31 Relegation to League Two
16 Yunnan Lijiang (R) 30 4 9 17 31 62 −31 21
Updated to match(es) played on 28 October 2017. Source: League table
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Reserve league points; 6) Goal difference; 7) Goals scored; 8) Disciplinary points (1 point for each yellow card, 3 points for each red card); 9) Draw
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated

Results

Home \ Away BDY BG BJR DLT DLY HZ MZH NMZ QDH SHS SJZ SZ WH XJT YL ZJY
Baoding Yingli ETS 1–1 2–2 1–2 1–3 2–1 1–1 3–1 3–2 4–2 0–3 2–2 0–1 5–1 1–1
Beijing Enterprises Group 4–2 0–4 3–1 0–2 2–3 1–0 2–1 2–2 1–2 0–0 3–1 1–2 1–2 3–0 3–0
Beijing Renhe 1–0 2–0 3–2 0–1 2–1 2–1 3–0 3–0 2–2 0–0 2–1 1–0 2–0 0–0 2–0
Dalian Transcendence 1–1 2–4 0–4 2–4 1–0 1–1 1–1 0–3 0–0 1–3 3–3 2–0 1–1 2–1 1–0
Dalian Yifang 0–1 1–0 0–2 2–1 0–1 1–1 1–0 2–1 2–2 2–2 2–1 1–0 4–0 4–0 1–0
Hangzhou Greentown 1–0 0–0 1–2 0–1 1–1 1–0 3–2 2–2 0–0 1–1 2–4 1–1 0–0 2–0 1–0
Meizhou Hakka 1–0 0–1 0–0 3–1 0–2 1–2 1–1 0–2 2–1 0–1 0–1 2–1 2–2 1–1 2–3
Nei Mongol Zhongyou 1–0 1–0 2–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 2–0 2–0 2–2 3–2 3–3 1–3 4–1 1–1 2–2
Qingdao Huanghai 4–0 2–1 0–0 3–1 1–1 4–0 1–2 2–1 1–0 2–0 3–1 3–2 1–0 6–1 4–1
Shanghai Shenxin 2–0 1–2 1–2 3–0 2–4 2–2 2–2 5–0 3–0 0–1 1–3 3–1 2–1 3–0 2–2
Shijiazhuang Ever Bright 0–2 5–1 3–0 1–1 2–2 2–2 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 1–1 2–2 2–1 2–0
Shenzhen 3–2 5–2 0–0 6–0 0–1 4–1 3–1 0–1 1–2 0–0 0–1 0–1 1–1 2–0 3–1
Wuhan Zall 1–1 2–1 1–1 3–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–1 3–0 3–2 0–1 0–2 3–1 1–0 2–2
Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard 3–1 1–2 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–3 1–4 3–4 1–3 2–2 1–0 2–4 1–0 1–0
Yunnan Lijiang F.C. 2–1 2–1 0–1 2–1 0–1 1–1 2–3 2–2 1–0 1–3 3–4 1–3 4–4 3–3 1–1
Zhejiang Yiteng 2–3 3–1 1–4 1–3 0–1 2–0 0–1 3–0 2–1 1–1 3–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 0–0
Updated to match(es) played on 28 October 2017. Source: Results (in Chinese)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Positions by round

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
Dalian Yifang222222211111111111111111111111
Beijing Renhe767533122222322222222222222222
Shijiazhuang Ever Bright4910977109108107877555333333334433
Qingdao Huanghai4846106589685764444545444443344
Wuhan Zall911911898108973445666667667766565
Shenzhen111111333346553333454555555656
Shanghai Shenxin745444445534236777776776677777
Beijing Enterprises Group1214151516161616161416151312899910810999999888
Hangzhou Greentown376868657111111111112121212121212888888999
Nei Mongol Zhongyou111516161414111312121313151514141413131313131313141414121110
Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard141213141312131111791099108888108101010101010101011
Meizhou Hakka15910121113141213131212141313131314141414161615121111111212
Zhejiang Yiteng63335577446868910101111911121212111313141413
Dalian Transcendence161612791096610591010111111109119111111131212131314
Baoding Yingli ETS958101211121414151516161616161616161616151514151515151515
Yunnan Lijiang121314131515151515161414121415151515151515141416161616161616
Winner; promote to Super League
Runner-up; promote to Super League
Relegate to League Two
Source: Table by round (in Chinese)

Goalscorers

Top scorers

Rank Player Club Total
1
Colombia Harold Preciado Shenzhen F.C.
23
Bolivia Marcelo Martins Moreno 2 Wuhan Zall
23
3
Ecuador Jaime Ayoví Beijing Renhe
20
4
Serbia Đorđe Rakić Qingdao Huanghai
19
5
Brazil Cleiton Silva Shanghai Shenxin
17
6
Zimbabwe Nyasha Mushekwi Dalian Yifang
16
Ivory Coast Yannick Boli Dalian Yifang
16
Senegal André Senghor Nei Mongol Zhongyou
16
9
Senegal Babacar Gueye Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard
15
10
Zambia Jacob Mulenga Shijiazhuang Ever Bright
14
Brazil Matheus Leite Nascimento Shijiazhuang Ever Bright
14
12
South Korea Ha Tae-kyun Baoding Yingli ETS
13
Cameroon Aboubakar Oumarou Shenzhen F.C.
13
Nigeria John Owoeri Baoding Yingli ETS
13
15
Brazil Augusto Pacheco Fraga Zhejiang Yiteng
12
Brazil Dorielton Nei Mongol Zhongyou
12

Last updated: 28 October 2017
Source: SINA

Hat-tricks

Player For Against Result Date Ref.
Colombia Harold Preciado Shenzhen Dalian Transcendence 6–0 12 March 2017 [36]
Cameroon Aboubakar Oumarou Shenzhen Hangzhou Greentown 4–1 17 June 2017 [37]
Ecuador Jaime Ayoví Beijing Renhe Zhejiang Yiteng 4–1 19 August 2017 [38]
South Korea Ha Tae-kyun Baoding Yingli ETS Yunnan Lijiang 5–1 3 September 2017 [39]
Ivory Coast Yannick Boli Dalian Yifang Shanghai Shenxin 4–2 23 September 2017 [40]
Spain Joan Verdú Qingdao Huanghai Yunnan Lijiang 6–1 14 October 2017 [41]

Awards

The awards of 2017 China League One were announced on 2 November 2017.[35]

League attendance

Pos Team Total High Low Average Change
1 Dalian Yifang 308,936 43,159 11,061 20,596 +90.6%
2 Shijiazhuang Ever Bright 243,286 22,183 12,563 16,219 −28.0%

3 Wuhan Zall 192,913 41,113 3,223 12,861 +165.0%
4 Shenzhen 191,454 28,718 3,096 12,764 +25.7%
5 Nei Mongol Zhongyou 114,847 10,032 5,132 7,656 −19.1%
6 Beijing Renhe 97,416 15,327 2,378 6,494 +43.0%
7 Baoding Yingli ETS 92,289 10,041 0 6,153 +206.3%

††

8 Meizhou Hakka 87,973 8,973 1,614 5,865 −9.1%
9 Qingdao Huanghai 87,085 8,726 3,127 5,806 −17.0%
10 Beijing Enterprises Group 78,408 9,385 2,106 5,227 +50.9%
11 Shanghai Shenxin 75,460 7,568 3,280 5,031 +31.8%
12 Yunnan Lijiang 73,940 9,865 2,781 4,929 −33.0%

††

13 Hangzhou Greentown 73,216 8,133 2,151 4,881 −58.4%

14 Zhejiang Yiteng 60,080 11,258 2,358 4,005 +70.4%
15 Dalian Transcendence 43,313 15,772 533 2,888 −33.6%
16 Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard 36,743 4,133 781 2,450 −57.1%
League total 1,857,359 43,159 0 7,739 +24.3%

Updated to games played on Oct. 28th, 2017
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
Teams played previous season in CSL.
†† Teams played previous season in CL2.

Notes

  1. ^ Baoding Yingli ETS played their home match behind closed doors due to breaches of the Chinese Football Association Regulations.[1]
  2. ^ Hangzhou Greentown decided to move to Jinhua Sports Center for their last four home matches.[5]

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