Chinese Super League was founded in 2004 year. This is highest football league in China and contains 16 clubs, which play two matches against each other, one “home” and one “away”, for a total of 30 matches per season. Clubs are ranked in table according to points they won, goals diference and goals scored. At the end of the season the top 3 clubs wins the right to participate in AFC Champions League. Last two clubs are directly demoted to lower league – China League One, and their spots are taken by top two clubs from China League One.
Most successful clubs in China are: Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao – 7 titles and Shandong Luneng Taishan – 3 titles.