Netease Sports reported on September 29:
The first stage of this season’s Chinese Super League ended on September 28, before Beijing
In summarizing the first stage of the Guoan game, Xu Yunlong said bluntly, “I don’t feel much in my mood right now, but I will definitely not be able to stand it in the middle. Our players are now very mature. If it were me, I would definitely not be so calm before. The so-called misunderstanding of the penalty is beyond the bottom line. Whether it is me or the entire club, not only fans in Beijing, but anyone who can understand the ball should be able to see a lot of things." Wei Yidong added :
After the first stage of the war, Beijing National Arrangement ranked second in the Suzhou Division, lagging behind the top Shanghai
Xu Yunlong said,
Subsequently, the show reviewed the controversial penalty of Guoan's 0-1 loss to SIPG in the second round. In this campaign, VAR has been involved in disputes and penalties for four consecutive times, and the results of each time have been unfavorable for the Guoan team. Xu Yunlong said frankly:
Speaking of Zhang Lei, the referee of that game, Xu Yunlong said that Zhang Lei's professional level is definitely not bad, but he has learned something beyond his professional level.
Finally, Xu Yunlong summarized the referee controversy that appeared this season: “There must be faint whistle, but not many. The only one is the official whistle. Who is the official? It’s not who is the biggest official who can control this thing? County officials are better off now. It's so obvious. Are you still trying to help me? Are you destroying someone? Then this person is too bad."