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Chinese Super League 2016: Tianjin Teda vs Henan Jianye, Preview, Prediction & Predicted Lineup

Henan Jianye midfielder Ivo

(Photo : Getty Images) Tianjin Teda and Henan Jianye face off at the Tianjin Olympic Center Stadium on Saturday in a 2016 Chinese Super League season encounter.

Plummeting squad Tianjin Teda FC (5-8-9, 24 points) is set to host reeling contenders Henan Jianye FC (9-10-4, 31 points) in a 2016 Chinese Super League season encounter at their home ground of Tianjin Olympic Center Stadium on Sep. 10, Saturday.

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The game starts at 7:35 p.m. UTC+8. It can be viewed live online thru FuboTV.

Tianjin Teda is on a disastrous 10-game winless slide that saw them drop to the 14th spot of the China top flight from as high as the sixth place in the overall standings.

The team is now only four points above the bottom two relegation are currently held by Shijiazhuang Ever Bright and Changchun Yatai with only eight games left in their campaign this term.

New head coach Jaime Pacheco's side was crushed by fellow lowly team Shandong Luneng Taishan FC, 1-4, at their home stadium on Aug. 20 before they took the week-long international break, via Xinhuanet.

Four straight goals by the visitors, courtesy of Papiss Cissé, Dai Lin, and a brace from Graziano Pellè at the fifth, 11th, 52nd, and 84th minutes respectively, put the Tigers in a four-goal hole that they did not overcome.

Tianjin managed to score a consolation goal, though, in stoppage time via new Gabonese import Malick Evouna

Meanwhile, Henan Jianye finally snapped their three-game losing run with a 1-0 win over Hebei China Fortune at the Zhengzhou Hanghai Stadium on Aug. 21, Football Australia reported.

Local striker Chen Hao scored the winning goal at the 78th minute with the assist coming from Brazilian import Ivo to give manager Jia Xiuquan's squad their first win in four games.

The Red Devils are hoping they can build a new winning streak as the China top flight season comes down to its last few matchdays.

Prediction and Predicted Lineup

The predicted result is a 2-1 victory for Henan Jianye.

Tianjin Teda starting lineup (4-2-3-1 formation): Yang; Bai, Jovanovic, Junior, Li; Zhou, Cao; Hu, Montero, Hui; Evouna

Henan Jianye starting lineup (5-3-2 formation): Wu; Yang, McGowan, Samardzic, Li, Ablet; Ivo, Yin, Feng; Patiño, Chen

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