Hebei FC vs Wuhan Yangtze prediction, preview, team news and more

Hebei FC take on Wuhan Yangtze at the Puwan Stadium in the Chinese Super League on Thursday, with both sides having had contrasting seasons so far.

Hebei FC are currently 17th in the league, having yet to secure a single point this campaign. Jong-boo Kim’s side have been in woeful form recently and are winless in their last 16 games across all competitions. They will hope to kickstart their season with a win against Wuhan Yangtze on Thursday.

Wuhan Yangtze, on the other hand, are currently 13th on the table, six points off the top 3. Jinyu Li’s side have faltered of late, having lost their last three games on the trot. They will look to bounce back with a win against Hebei on Thursday.

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Both sides will want to win the game for different reasons and that should make for an interesting matchup.

Hebei FC vs Wuhan Yangtze Head-to-Head

Wuhan Yangtze have slightly edged the recent head-to-head record between the two sides, having won two of their last five meetings, with Hebei FC winning only one.

Wuhan came away as 2-1 winners in the reverse fixture earlier this month. A brace from Felicio Brown Forbes secured the win on the night, with Wei Zhang getting on the scoresheet for Hebei.

Hebei FC Form Guide: L-L-L-L-L

Wuhan Yangtze Form Guide: L-L-L-W-W

Hebei FC vs Wuhan Yangtze Team News

Hebei FC

Hebei FC have no new injury worries following their 5-0 loss against Wuhan Three Towns last time out.

Injured: None

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Wuhan Yangtze

Wuhan Yangtze came away unscathed from their 2-1 loss against Shanghai Port last time out.

Injured: None

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Hebei FC vs Wuhan Yangtze Predicted XI

Hebei FC Predicted XI (4-5-1): Yaxiong Bao; Lin Cui, Ximing Pan, Junzhe Zhang, Liu Jing; Wei Liao, Yunan Gao, Daogang Yao, Huaze Gao, Xuchen Yao; Tianyuan Xu

Wuhan Yangtze Predicted XI (4-5-1): Zhifeng Wang; Shangkun Liu, Peng Li, Bruno Viana, Tian Ming; Jinghang Hu, Asmir Kajevic, Chongqiu Ye, Jiali Hu, Rentian Hu; Felicio Brown Forbes

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Hebei FC vs Wuhan Yangtze Prediction

Despite neither side being in good form of late, Wuhan Yangtze should have enough quality to get past Hebei FC and get back to winning ways on Thursday.

We predict Wuhan Yangtze will win the game comfortably.

Prediction: Hebei FC 0-2 Wuhan Yangtze

Edited by Adit Jaganathan