Liaoning Whowin 1 – 0 Chengdu Blades, Attendance 18,000
Liaoning gets an important win as the young tigers Yu Hanchao and Yang Xu combine for the goal. A controversial late goal line save and then a late, frustrated tackle leads to end of match handbags in Shenyang.
Qingdao Jonoon 2 – 0 Shenzhen Ruby, Attendance 6,000
Qingdao opens up with a very early goal in the 4th minute and gets a second through spurned national team candidate Zheng Long
Beijing Guoan 3 – 0 Henan Construction, Attendance 38,000
It was a night for revenge at Gongti, for more check out the full writeup.
Nanchang Hengyuan 2 – 5 Shandong Luneng, Attendance 12,000
Two penalties, a 5 goal second half, a goal from 40 yards out, it was one exciting contest as Shandong earn a critical win keeping them in the Asian Champions League race while Nanchang remain in the midst of relegation.
Dalian Shide 1 – 1 Changchun Yatai, Attendance 24,000
Changchun’s earned some big wins beating Guangzhou and Beijing recently, but they learn how difficult it is going to Dalian, only coming away with a point.
Guangzhou Evergrande 4 – 0 Tianjin Teda, Attendance 48,000
Guangzhou provide one of their finest performances of the year, crushing a tough Tianjin side who must have been frustrated and dejected after not being given two obvious penalties and losing their captain Luciano to a very bad injury.
Hangzhou Greentown 0 – 0 Shaanxi Chanba, Attendance 8,000
In his first match in charge, Gao Hongbo led his charges to Jiaxing, but neither side was able to score meaning they both stay in the ACL picture for another round, barely.
Jiangsu Sainty 3 – 2 Shanghai Shenhua, Attendance 27,000
A massive crowd came out to watch the home side take down Shanghai and move up to just three points away from an ACL spot, for more on yet another difficult loss for Shenhua, check out the full writeup.