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Their FA Cup match on Friday sees Dalian Professional go into battle with opponents Zhejiang Professional.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Dalian Professional v Zhejiang Professional are shown below - plus the latest betting odds.
Dalian Professional head into this game following on from a 1-1 Super League stalemate against Guangzhou Evergrande.
In that game, Dalian Professional managed 58% possession and 17 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. At the other end, Guangzhou got 6 shots at goal with 2 on target.
In their past 6 games, José González's Dalian Professional have managed to score a combined total of 8 times, an average number of goals per match equal to 1.33.
Zhejiang Professional come into this encounter following a 1-5 Super League win with the downing of Guangzhou Evergrande in their previous match.
In that game, Zhejiang Professional managed 55% possession and 21 shots at goal with 9 of them on target. For Zhejiang Professional, goals were scored by Franko Andrijašević (60', 75') and Nyasha Mushekwi (85'). For their opponents, Guangzhou had 9 shots on goal with 6 on target.
Looking at their form, and Zhejiang Professional have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 6 goals in all. In defence, Zhejiang Professional can certainly do much better.
Head to head
The previous league contest between these sides was Super League match day 9 on 06/07/2022 which finished with the scoreline of Zhejiang Professional 2-0 Dalian Professional.
In that game, Zhejiang Professional managed 45% possession and 8 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. Their only player to score was Nyasha Mushekwi (26').
Dalian Professional got 18 attempts on goal with 4 on target.
Team News: Dalian Professional
The Dalian Professional manager José González does not have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this clash owing to a fully injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: Zhejiang Professional
Thanks to a fully healthy group to choose from, the Zhejiang Professional manager Jordi Vinyals doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match.
When taking all factors into account, Zhejiang Professional and Dalian Professional could both end up scoring in what appears to be a good match-up, with little separating these two teams.
A draw looks like a realistic possibility, but we’ll see what happens. We’re therefore tipping a very even match with a score draw when all is said and done.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Dalian Sports Center Stadium (61,000)
Captain: Zhao Xuri
Chairman: Zhang Lin
Manager: José González
Competitions: Super League position 12, FA Cup (Second Round)