The Chinese Super League (CSL) 2017 season kicks off on Saturday 4th March.  In the first match Guanzhou R&F play against Tianjin Quanjiang at 1.00 pm.  The match sees former Yugoslav great Dragan Stoikovitch in  a managerial role, pitting his wits against 2006 Italian World cup winning hero Fabio Cannavaro


Cannavaro’s team, Tianjin Quanjiang start off as favourites away from home, thanks to the presence of international stars like Belgian Axel Witsel and Brazilian Pato. Both are bound to figure prominently in coach Cannavaros’ lineup in this season opener.


Watch the match live on DSport- Discovery’s new sports channel- available on DishTV channel 630, Videocon d2h channel 410 and Hathway channel 183 amongst others.


In another match which will be telecast live on Sunday , the world’s highest paid footballer- Argentinian Carlos Tevez will display his skills for the first time for the Shanghai team. Confronting him will be the Brazilian pair of Ramires and Tixeira, on the Jiangsu side . Shanghai Shenhua play against Jiangsu Suning on Sunday, 5th March at 5 pm live on Dsport.

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