On October 21, Beijing time, SIPG officially announced that goalkeeper Yan Junling will undergo eye surgery and will take a long time to recover. According to "Shangguan News", Yan Junling may miss the world preliminaries next year.
According to insiders, Yan Junling has a serious eye problem, and it cannot be cured in a short time, and it is likely that he will miss the game for a long time. The doctor's diagnosis is that the left orbital fracture is compressing the optic nerve. It is recommended to operate as soon as possible, otherwise the vision may be affected in the future.
Previously, the AFC has announced that the remaining games of the Qatar World Cup qualifiers in the Asian region, which were originally scheduled to be held in October and November 2020, will be postponed to 2021. In the current Group A standings, the Chinese man is second in the group with 4 matches, 2 wins, 1 draw, 1 loss and 7 points.