2008 Chinese Super League

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Chinese Super League
Season2008
Champions Shandong Luneng Taishan
Relegated Liaoning Whowin
AFC Champions League
Top goalscorer Flag of Brazil.svg Éber Luís (Tianjin Teda), 14 goals
Biggest home win Changchun 6–0 Guangzhou (Oct 11)
Biggest away win Changsha 1–5 Qingdao (Oct 11)
Highest scoring
Average attendance13,444
2007
2009

The 2008 Chinese Super League (known as the Kingway 2008 Chinese Super League for sponsorship reasons) was the 5th season since the establishment of the Chinese Super League and the 15th season of the professional football league in China. Super League was expanded to 16 clubs. Shandong Luneng Taishan won their 3rd title at the end of this season.

Contents

Promotion and Relegation

Final league table

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification or relegation
1 Shandong Luneng Taishan (C)3018935425+2963 2009 AFC Champions League Group stage
2 Shanghai Shenhua Liansheng 30171035829+2961
3 Beijing Guoan 30161044427+1758
4 Tianjin Teda 3016955429+2557
5 Shaanxi Neo-China Chanba 3015784129+1252
6 Changchun Yatai 3012995345+845
7 Guangzhou GPC Zhongyi 301010104142140
8 Qingdao Shengwen Jonoon 30109113936+339 [lower-alpha 1]
9 Zhejiang Greentown 3091293832+639 [lower-alpha 1]
10 Henan Siwulaojiao 3099123031136
11 Changsha Ginde 30713102836834
12 Shenzhen Xiangxue Shangqingyin 3089133534+133
13 Chengdu Blades 30711123037732
14 Dalian Haichang 306121230401030
15 Liaoning Whowin (R)30691534471327Relegation to China League One
16 Wuhan South Asia Optics Valley 300030090900 [lower-alpha 2] Withdrew from the league and folded
Updated to match(es) played on November 30, 2008. Source: CSL
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. 1 2 Qingdao: 6 pts, 4–1; Zhejiang: 0 pts, 1–4
  2. Wuhan Guanggu withdrew from the league and folded; all of their matches were scratched and counted as 3–0 wins to their opponents.

Results table

Home \ Away BJ CC CS CD DL GZ HN LN QD PD SD SH SZ TJ WH ZJ
Beijing Guoan 2–11–02–02–13–22–02–01–01–11–10–21–02–23–01–0
Changchun Yatai 1–10–02–12–06–00–00–03–11–02–22–24–20–23–02–2
Changsha Ginde 1–12–21–10–04–20–01–01–51–10–11–12–11–33–01–1
Chengdu Blades 1–11–20–12–11–10–01–11–10–12–42–13–10–23–02–2
Dalian Haichang 3–12–31–11–21–11–12–11–01–10–00–02–11–13–00–0
Guangzhou GPC Zhongyi 1–13–20–01–13–04–21–23–20–11–00–11–04–33–01–3
Henan Siwulaojiao 1–22–00–10–03–02–03–32–01–00–20–22–11–13–01–0
Liaoning Whowin 1–23–01–00–00–00–20–03–21–22–44–41–21–23–00–1
Qingdao Shengwen Jonoon 1–22–21–11–02–10–00–02–11–31–10–01–00–13–02–1
Shaanxi Neo-China Chanba 2–14–32–13–02–01–12–13–00–20–21–41–01–03–02–2
Shandong Luneng Taishan 2–03–14–12–12–00–01–03–12–10–02–12–11–13–02–1
Shanghai Shenhua Liansheng 1–13–22–02–03–13–22–01–14–12–03–22–02–13–02–2
Shenzhen Xiangxue Shangqingyin 0–01–20–00–00–01–13–14–01–10–03–22–01–13–00–1
Tianjin MasterKong 1–31–22–03–15–32–02–12–01–11–01–11–11–13–04–0
Wuhan South Asia Optics Valley 0–30–30–30–30–30–30–30–30–30–30–30–30–30–30–3
Zhejiang Greentown 1–13–03–00–11–10–02–01–10–22–10–01–12–30–13–0
Source: CSL
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorers

RankScorerClubGoals
1 Flag of Brazil.svg Éber Luís Tianjin Teda 14
2 Flag of Angola.svg Johnson Macaba Shenzhen Xiangxue 13
3 Flag of Honduras (darker variant).svg Luis Ramírez Guangzhou GPC 12
Flag of Poland.svg Emmanuel Olisadebe Henan Construction
5 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Du Zhenyu Changchun Yatai 10
Flag of Brazil.svg Valdo Zhengjiang Greentown
7 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Cao Tianbao Changchun Yatai 9
Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg Dah Zadi Changchun Yatai
Flag of Colombia.svg Hamilton Ricard Shanghai Shenhua
10 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Han Peng Shandong Luneng 8
Flag of Serbia.svg Miljan Mrdaković Shandong Luneng
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Gao Lin Shanghai Shenhua
Flag of Honduras (darker variant).svg Emil Martínez Shanghai Shenhua
Flag of Brazil.svg Vicente Shaanxi Chan-Ba

Stadia and Attendance

Map of Super League Clubs 2008 CSL2008clubs.png
Map of Super League Clubs 2008
TeamStadiumCapacityAverage attendance
Beijing Guoan Beijing Fengtai Stadium 31,00014,641
Changchun Yatai Changchun City Stadium 38,0005,797
Changsha Ginde Helong Stadium 55,0006,645
Chengdu Blades Chengdu Sports Center 42,00012,378
Dalian Haichang Jinzhou Stadium 30,0007,900
Guangzhou GPC Yuexiushan Stadium 22,00019,624
Henan Construction Zhengzhou Hanghai Stadium 30,00016,267
Liaoning Whowin Tiexi New District Sports Center 26,80011,733
Qingdao Jonoon Qingdao Tiantai Stadium 30,0006,600
Shaanxi Chanba Shaanxi Coca-Cola Stadium 57,00024,625
Shandong Luneng Taishan Shandong Provincial Stadium 43,70026,501
Shanghai Shenhua Hongkou Stadium 35,00011,510
Shenzhen Xiangxue Shenzhen Stadium 32,5006,400
Tianjin Teda TEDA Football Stadium 37,50014,007
Wuhan Guanggu Xinhua Road Sports Center 36,00012,556
Zhejiang Greentown Yellow Dragon Sports Center 51,00012,188
Total13,444

Managers

TeamManager2nd Manager3rd Manager
Beijing Guoan Flag of South Korea.svg Lee Jang-Soo
Chengdu Blades Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Li Bing
Guangzhou GPC Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shen Xiangfu
Qingdao Jonoon Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Guo Kanfeng
Shaanxi Chanba Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Cheng Yaodong
Shandong Luneng Taishan Flag of Serbia.svg Ljubiša Tumbaković
Shanghai Shenhua Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Wu Jingui (Sacked after round 14) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Jia Xiuquan
Liaoning Whowin Flag of Germany.svg Werner Lorant (Sacked after round 10) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Ma Lin
Changsha Ginde Flag of Serbia.svg Slobodan Santrač (Sacked after round 9) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhu Bo
Dalian Haichang Flag of Serbia.svg Ratko Dostanić (Sacked after round 8) Flag of Serbia.svg Milorad Kosanović
Tianjin Teda Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Jozef Jarabinský (Sacked after round 7) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zuo Shusheng
Zhejiang Greentown Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Sun Wei (Sacked after round 4) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhou Suian
Wuhan Guanggu Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Chen Fangping (Sacked after round 4) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhu Guanghu
Changchun Yatai Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Gao Hongbo (Sacked after round 10) Flag of Germany.svg Ernst Middendorp (Resigned after round 24) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Li Shubin
Henan Construction Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Jia Xiuquan (Resigned after round 8) Flag of Portugal.svg Acácio Casimiro (Sacked after round 16) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Tang Yaodong
Shenzhen Xiangxue Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Mai Chao (Resigned after round 1) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhang Zengqun (Sacked after round 13) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Wang Baoshan

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