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Scolari waves away Lippi comparisons as Guangzhou wins Chinese Super Cup

Luiz Felipe Scolari
Luiz Felipe Scolari has now won six trophies since taking charge of Guangzhou Evergrande in 2015.

Luiz Felipe Scolari dismissed comparisons between himself and fellow World Cup winner Marcello Lippi after he led Guangzhou Evergrande to a 1-0 win in the Chinese Super Cup against Jiangsu Suning on Saturday.

The victory -- which came thanks to a stunning first-half strike by Brazilian Alan -- moved Scolari ahead of the Italian in terms of trophies won during their respective stints at the Chinese club, with the Brazilian having claimed six to Lippi's five since taking over less than two years ago.


Guangzhou Evergrande's Huang Bowen ruled out of Chinese Super Cup

Oscar made an immediate impact scoring a goal in SIPG's AFC Champions League victory over Sukhothai.

China international Huang Bowen will miss Saturday's Chinese Super Cup through injury as last season's Double winners Guangzhou Evergrande take on Jiangsu Suning in the opening game of the new Chinese season.

Huang was absent from Evergrande's 7-0 demolition of Hong Kong's Eastern in his club's first game of the 2017 Asian Champions League, and coach Luiz Felipe Scolari confirmed the 29-year-old remains sidelined.

"Huang Bowen is still unavailable due to injury, although Mei Fang has come back to...

Scolari offers Eastern coach Chan Yuen-ting encouragement after loss

Guangzhou Evergrande coach
Eastern coach Chan Yuen-ting's side were humbled against Guangzhou Evergrande.

Luiz Felipe Scolari offered Eastern coach Chan Yuen-ting words of encouragement after the Brazilian's Guangzhou Evergrande kicked off their Asian Champions League campaign with a 7-0 thrashing of the Hong Kong champions.

Scolari's side picked up a comfortable three points in a game in which Eastern were reduced to nine men before the end of the first half, with Wong Tze-ho dismissed after just three minutes for handling the ball on the line.

Ricardo Goulart, Wang Shangyuan and Liao Lisheng put Evergrande...

Luiz Felipe Scolari not expecting perfect Evergrande performance

Luiz Felipe Scolari's Guangzhou Evergrande side exited the Asian Champions League at the group stage last season.

Guangzhou Evergrande will kick off their 2017 Asian Champions League campaign on Wednesday evening with coach Luiz Felipe Scolari expecting his team to make mistakes against Hong Kong's Eastern.

Evergrande, winners of the continental club championship in 2013 and 2015, had a disappointing performance last season, exiting the competition at the end of the group stage before going on to continue their domestic dominance.

Scolari's team won the Chinese Super League title for a record sixth time in...