In an AFC group match that ended a few days ago, Shanghai SIPG team was generally undervalued by the outside world before the match and beat South Korea’s double champion Jeonbuk Hyundai 2-1 in the standings. While leaving behind the strong teams in South Korea, the Chinese Super League team had the upper hand with 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the China-South Korea match.
However, the Chinese Super League team performed slightly better, but many people think that the overall level of the Super League team is still not as good as the K-League. It is just that the K-League team is short of major players. + Not paying much attention to the current AFC Champions League.
The topic of the comparison between the Chinese Super League and the K-League is enduring. It is undeniable that the K-League has been constrained by the economy, environment and size in recent years, and it has gone downhill in recent years. , And the Chinese Super League is a rising new force in Asian football (at least at the AFC level). In a long period of time, has the Chinese Super League surpassed the K-League?
The excitement of the Chinese Super League does not lose to the K-League? Net game time is significantly behind
In the 2020 season, there will be 16 and 12 teams participating in the Super League and K-League respectively. The K-League maintains 22 rounds of regular season + 5 rounds of play-offs. For the first time, the Chinese Super League will implement the game system, a total of 20 rounds, a total of 160 games, two games less than the K-League.
In terms of number of goals, the Super League averages 2.82 goals continued to lead the K-League with 2.75. The average number of goals per game in the Chinese Super League in the past six years only slightly lags behind the K-League in the 2016 season, and the other five years are higher than the latter.< img src="https://pics6.baidu.com/feed/314e251f95cad1c81c12dd13371ec50ec93o��ُNXX��NYX̍��Y�M��X�،�X�L�X" referrerpolicy="no-referrer" />
Undoubtedly, this year’s Super League’s knockout games have made the championship suspense soaring. Jiangsu Suning Tesco seized the opportunity to be crowned as the new king. The K-League still maintains the championship between Jeonbuk Hyundai and Ulsan Hyundai Ssangyong. Except for the first round of the season, the top two in the league have never been left behind, and the final champions and runners-up are also "internally digested" between the second teams.
(The ranking of each team after each round of the 2020 K-League)
It is worth mentioning that due to the early rematch of the K-League, the schedule is not under pressure. They decided to maintain the status quo, as before the epidemic, up to 3 players per game, while the Chinese Super League changed to 5 A substitution quota. However, the K-League has increased consumption due to the compression of the schedule. The three substitution quotas have also increased the team’s injury rate, causing the teams participating in the AFC Champions League to have an uneven lineup due to injuries. .
From the perspective of the competition system, championship situation and the number of goals, the Super League is more exciting than the K-League, but for some fans who prefer smooth scenes, the Super League will It is criticized. Although the net game time of the Super League has improved this year, the average net game time in the 2019 season is 52 minutes and 12 seconds. This season it has increased to 52 minutes and 23 seconds, an average increase of 10 seconds, but compared with the K-League, This result is still very insufficient.
K League 2017 During the season, the average net game time per game reached 54 minutes and 14 seconds. Last year it rose rapidly to 58 minutes and 32 seconds. This year it has dropped slightly, but it still remains at the level of 58 minutes and is getting closer and closer to the European League.
(The K League proposed ten years agoFive-minute extra kicks plan)
Offensive data: The focus event of the Super League in a limited time, multiple players can eat well
In the comparison of offensive related data, the Super League’s average passes, 1v1 breakthroughs, offsides, corner kicks, and penalty kicks are more than K League, while the K-League average shots per game and average penalty area touches per game are slightly higher than the Super League.
However, I personally think that the average data does not highlight the focus of the stadium. It is necessary to know that the net game time of each game in the Super League is more than five minutes less than that of the K-League. If each event is quantified within the net game time per minute, then the data of the Super League is overall higher than that of the K-League.
In summary, the super clean There is less game time, but in less net game time, the frequency of offensive actions such as shots, crosses, breakthroughs, touches in the penalty area, penalty kicks, corner kicks, etc. of the Super League is all higher than that of the K League. From this perspective, It can be said that the Chinese Super League is more exciting than the K-League.
It is worth mentioning that in the 1V1 breakthrough data, the Chinese Super League leads the K-League by a large margin, but the K-League breaks through the list. There are only 6 foreign players in the top 20, and only Zhou Junchen and tomorrow’s two local players in the CSL’s breakthrough TOP20 list. To a large extent, this also shows that the CSL still needs foreign players with 1v1 ability to work alone. p>
In addition, in terms of shooting opportunities, the actual average number of goals per game in the Super League is 2.82, the average expected number of goals per game is 2.65475, and the average number of shots per game is 22.28. The Super League players can shoot every shot. The goal rate given by the expected goals system has increased by 0.741%; the K-League average actual goals per game is 2.75, the average expected goal per game is 2.5958, and the average number of shots per game is 23.5. K-League players can score expected goals per shot. The goal rate given by the system increased by 0.656%. Therefore, the overall ability of the Super League to grasp opportunities is higher than that of the K-League, which is also due to the fact that the Super League has more high-level shooters.
Passing data: The pass of the Chinese Super League is more threatening than the K-Lian’s, which exposes local players’ stubborn illness
The passing frequency of the top leagues of China and South Korea basically remains the same Rhythm does not collectively push the pass to the top like the Japanese league.
In the following table, the author will pass through, key pass, long pass, and have the meaning of promotion. Quantified the four pass data in the net game time per minute. It can be seen that the Chinese Super League is still fully ahead of the K-League, which is almost the same (in fact, In the passing rhythm of the Chinese Super League), the proportion of threats passing by the Chinese Super League is higher than that of the K-League, and the degree of excitement and intensity will naturally increase.
However, there is The K-League is slightly ahead of the Super League in terms of the number of dribbles in terms of advancing significance. And behind this data, also exposed the biggest shortcomings of Chinese players.
Among the top ten players with this ball-holding data, there is only one Chinese player. The top four are Vieira, Adrian, Oscar and Big Motors. Fifth is the only local player Cao Yunding. Among the 11-20 players, there are five local players: Zhou Junchen, Sun Guowen, Jiang Zhipeng, Tomorrow and Chang Feiya.
Countless previous national team matches, including Wu Lei who studied abroad, have exposed the Chinese players’ weak ball-holding ability. The Chinese players’ basic skills or The confidence and courage to break forward are not enough. Sometimes Chinese players really need the temperament of being a player on the court like Cao Yunding and Wei Shihao.
On the other hand, in the K-League, there are only two foreign players in the top 20 ball advances, and the rest are all Koreans. There are only 8 foreign aids in the top 50. This data can fully reflect the disparity in the ball-holding skills of the local players between China and South Korea. Therefore, Guangzhou Evergrande could not hold the ball at all without Paulinho; and Suwon Samsung, even if it is incomplete, can still face the ball. Evergrande formed suppression. The cooperation and penetration of the Suwon Samsung players on the wing has not been seen in the best batch of 95 generations in China at Evergrande, at least so far. I have to say, this is very sad, because this gap may take 20 to 30 yearsEven longer youth training levels can make up for it.
Defensive stats: The Chinese Super League's confrontation intensity exceeds that of K-Lian. Pay attention to the increase in fouls
Cannavaro mentioned in the post-match press conference after the draw with Suwon: "Playing against the Korean club always It will be very difficult, because the Korean team pays more attention to the body." But in fact, the frequency of confrontation in the Chinese Super League is higher than that of the K-League. The Chinese Super League has nearly ten more defensive confrontations per game than the K-League. It was nearly 5 times more.
So when the Chinese Super League team played against the Korean team in the AFC match, there is no need to worry about their defensive rhythm. In fact, it is not as good as the current Super League, Shanghai SIPG has two consecutive The suppression of South Korea’s overlord in 2015 proved this indirectly.
But Cannavaro emphasized that the body is understandable, because this year’s AFC Champions League, Guoan lacks Bakambu, Evergrande lacks Paulinho, SIPG lacks A At one time, Shenhua had only one foreign aid from Mbia. After the foreign players are absent, the local players must be on top, and the local players are weak in holding the ball. When encountering the strong physical confrontation of the opponent, the offense is basically paralyzed-Shenhua is beaten by Ulsan and Evergrande is beaten by Ulsan. The main reason for Suwon's suppression was not the opponent's pressing, but the weak ability of the local players to hold the ball.
From this point of view, if the Chinese Super League wants to become a league for cultivating local players, it has to start with both the youth training and the league. The way to cure it has to be from the youth training era. To grasp the basic skills of the player's ball, and to the league level, you also need to play more overall tactics. For example, Shanghai SIPG, in the first half of the battle with Jeonbuk, they replaced the personal abilities of Hulk and other big-name foreign aids with the whole of local players, and they achieved miraculous results.
Also, don’t look at the Dalian team led by Benitez but it’s difficult to relegation. His tactics have been criticized by Dalian fans, but in fact, he emphasizes the overall tactical play. Let Tong Lei, Sun Guowen, Lin Liangming and other local players have a great improvement in their ability to hold the ball and self-confidence.
Of course, in terms of performance, the current Super League buys a few foreign players who can catch the ball, shoot goals, and break through, with the local defense line, the effect will not be bad. However, the harm that this tactic has brought to the training of local Chinese players, and even the harm to the Chinese national team, is quite obvious.
People always have a long-term vision. A Benitez may look different in the Super League, but if there are ten Benitez in the Super League, it will be a local Player's spring.