What They're Saying: Guangzhou Evergrande

"The team's kit management has made major mistakes and has seriously damaged the club's brand."

-- Statement from Guangzhou Evergrande, the Chinese Super League's most successful team, in fining five staff members for using tape to cover up part of defender Zhang Linpeng's new jersey during an Asian Champions League match at Chinese rival Tianjin Quanjian. It couldn't find a replacement jersey after Zhang's No. 5  shirt became covered with blood so it took the No. 15 jersey of substitute Zhang Wenzhao and used tape to cover up the "1." (AFP)
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