Shanghai Shenhua maintain lead at top of table in China

Shanghai Shenhua have bounced back to form, defeating Qingdao Jonoon 2-0 to maintain their place on the top of the Chinese Super League table.

Shanghai Shenhua have bounced back to form, defeating Qingdao Jonoon 2-0 to maintain their place on the top of the Chinese Super League table.

After a loss and draw in their past two outings, Shanghai grabbed the points to stay clear of Shandong Luneng at the summit with both of their goals coming in the first half through Colombian forward Duvier Riascos and Brazilian Vicente.

Elsewhere in China, Jiangsu Shuntian beat Nanchang Bayi 1-0, Chongqing Lifan snapped a five-game losing streak by coming from behind to defeat Changchun Yatai 2-1, Han Peng scored a hat-trick to help Shandong to a 4-1 smashing of Changsha Ginde, Henan Jianye won 1-0 at home Hangzhou Lucheng, whilst Shenzhen Ruby played out a goalless draw with Dalian Shide.

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