In the 13th round of the Chinese Super League in the Suzhou Division, Qingdao Huanghai Qinggang defeated Tianjin Teda 3-0 and locked in the 7th place in the Suzhou Division. In this way, in the second stage of the relegation competition, Qingdao Huanghai Qinggang will face the 6th place in the Dalian Division Guangzhou R&F .
Guangzhou R&F is currently ranked 6th in Dalian, 3 points behind 5th Shenzhen Kaisa, 4 points behind 4th Shenhua, and 3 points ahead of Dalian. According to the rules, if there is a tie-in situation, first compare each other's records. Since R&F was double-killed by Shenzhen and R&F double-killed Dalian at the same time, R&F had locked in the 6th place in Dalian, the Dalianese locked in 7th in Dalian, and Jianye was 8th in Dalian.
The second stage of the relegation competition will be held in the Dalian Division.