On September 24, Beijing time, in the 13th round of the Super League, Jiangsu Suning played against Guangzhou Evergrande. During the game, veteran Zheng Zhi kicked water bottles for 3 consecutive times on the sidelines to vent his dissatisfaction, which also triggered extensive discussions. In response, The Paper said,
In this game, the scenes of the two sides were hotly conflicted, and the referee gave Zheng Zhi a yellow card. Zheng Zhi was very dissatisfied with this sentence and kicked the mineral water bottle three times to vent his emotions.
After the game, Evergrande had already protested to the Chinese Football Association, believing that the referee had repeatedly controversial penalties in the penalty area and was unable to control the situation on the court, and showed a yellow card for no reason.