Former England and Russia head coach booked his first win in Chinese professional soccer league when he led Jiangsu Suning to a 1-0 victory over Henan Jianye in the CFA Cup.
Wu Xi headed in a diagonal pass from Xie Pengfei in the 58th minute on Wednesday, handing the new Italian coach his first win in two matches after two weeks in China.
Wu Xi’s header sent us the second victory in domestic games. pic.twitter.com/zpRwyzekzK
— JS Suning FC News (@suningfc) June 21, 2017
The 71-year-old, who inked a reported one and a half years contract, is faced with a daunting task to lead Suning out of the relegation zone.
Suning are now 15th in the 16-team Chinese Super League.