Football League Rankings

Chinese Super League

What is this?

This is a list of the teams in the league, Chinese Super League, ranked by their SPI. This is not the current standings.

Average: 41.98 - Stdev: 9.8

Best: Guangzhou Evergrande - 59.8 Worst: Guizhou Renhe - 26.1

Team SPI
1. Guangzhou Evergrande 59.8
2. Shanghai SIPG 59.4
3. Beijing Guoan 57.1
4. Jiangsu Suning FC 50.8
5. Shandong Luneng 49.2
6. Tianjin Teda 40.1
7. Shanghai Greenland 39.9
8. Wuhan Zall 38.7
9. Henan Jianye 38.6
10. Dalian Aerbin 38.4
11. Hebei China Fortune FC 37.2
12. Chongqing Lifan 36.2
13. Shenzhen FC 34.0
14. Guangzhou RF 33.4
15. Tianjin Quanujian 32.8
16. Guizhou Renhe 26.1

Histogram of teams in: Chinese Super League

Football League Rankings uses data from the awesome Global Club Soccer Rankings by FiveThirtyEight!

How does it work?

Pretty simple! It takes the rankings of all clubs from FiveThirtyEight, groups them into what league they belong too, and calculates the average SPI (Soccer Power Index) and the standard deviation of the values!

For more information about SPI ratings and how the ratings work in general - check out FiveThirtyEight's overview here.

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