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Football: More woe for Lippi as China held at home by Palestine

SHANGHAI: Marcello Lippi will face fresh scrutiny after his insipid China side were held to a stale 1-1 home draw by 99th-ranked Palestine in a friendly on Tuesday (Nov 20).

With less than 50 days until the Asian Cup in the UAE, China’s failure to defeat the Palestinians will trigger another spasm of soul-searching about the perennially underachieving national side.

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