Santalab continues stellar form with double for Chengdu Blades

Brendon Santalab has continued his brilliant start to his career in China, scoring a double against Hangzhou Lucheng.

Brendon Santalab has continued his brilliant start to his career in China, scoring a double against Hangzhou Lucheng.

The Australian striker helped Chengdu Blades to a 2-2 draw in Hangzhou by converting a 19th minute penalty after the home side had earlier jumped to a 1-0 lead.

Santalab then put his side in front two minutes after the re-start before Hangzhou’s Brazilian striker Erivaldo equalised in the 66th minute.

The former Sydney FC man has now netted 8 times in 10 matches for his new club and has helped them rise to 12th on the Chinese Super League table.

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