Yangtze Evening News, October 9th (Reporter Zhang Chenyuan, Sun Yunyue and Zhang Hao) The second stage of the 2020 Chinese Super League Championship will be fully launched in Suzhou in a week. Jiangsu Suning Tesco, who won second place in the Dalian Division in the first stage On October 19th, they will face Chongqing Dangdai, an 8-in-4 opponent, and compete for a top four spot through two rounds of competition. On October 4th, the Jiangsu Suning Tesco team has completed the gathering of the team and conducted comprehensive training preparations at the Nanjing Xuzhuang Training Base.
On the afternoon of October 9th, Beijing time, Liu Tong, deputy director of the Jiangsu Provincial Sports Bureau, and Zhang Jindong, chairman of Suning Holding Group, came to the training base to watch the team’s preparations, and communicated with the coaching staff and players in-depth to encourage everyone Come on, look forward to the team's continued efforts in the second stage of the game, with a wonderful performance to achieve better results.
In the 14 rounds of the first stage, Jiangsu Suning Tesco scored 7 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses, ranked second in the Dalian Division with 26 points, and achieved 8 consecutive unbeaten rounds in the second half. The impressive record, including the victory over the leader Guangzhou Evergrande, showed a good competitive state and mental outlook. Zhang Jindong highly praised the team’s excellent performance, “In a fully enclosed environment for up to 70 days, in the face of a high-density schedule, it is not easy to finally get the second place in the division. Although the team's state has also experienced some ups and downs, everyone adjusted in time and played a continuous and wonderful performance, especially in the most difficult period of 4 games in the last 10 days. The whole team united as one and achieved 3 wins and 1 draw. The performance of the group is fully affirmed by the team."
For the next second stage of the game, the competition area will allow a certain number of fans to enter the stadium to watch the game, which for Jiangsu Suning Tesco team is also equivalent to fighting on its own "home court". Liu Tong said: "The new crown pneumonia epidemic has brought huge challenges to the country, companies, and clubs. However, in the first stage of the competition, everyone demonstrated the fighting spirit of never giving up, being aggressive, and daring to compete first. The results have won honors for Jiangsu football and gave people from all walks of life spiritual inspiration with their wonderful performances. I hope that everyone can continue the good state shown in the first stage in the second stage of the game, uphold a professional attitude, and take everybody seriously. In a game, a good result is played, an impact on the qualification of the AFC Champions League or even a better result, writing new glory of Jiangsu football."
Zhang Jindong also said: "The second stage of the game is about to begin. Everyone must actively train, be prepared, and continue to move forward, especially for young players, learn more from the old players, grow in the game, and strive to quickly highlight. At the same time, everyone must strictly abide by the various management regulations of the competition area and the club, be strict with themselves, obey the arrangement, carry forward Suning's spirit of perseverance and never give up, and launch an impact towards a higher season goal. The group and the club will also do their best. Do a good job of guarantee work, solve everyone's worries, so that everyone can play with peace of mind and continue their wonderful performance."