Beijing Guoan reduced the gap to Super League leaders Guangzhou Evergrande after a 1-0 victory at home to Guangzhou R&F.
Jiayi Shao scored the only goal of the game midway through the second half as the hosts moved level on points with second-placed Jiangsu Shuntian. Jiangsu are still eight points behind Guangzhou, although they now have a game in hand.
Guizhou Renhe suffered a 3-1 defeat at Shandong Luneng. Wang Yongpo, Macena Gilberto, and D Wei, with a penalty, were all on target for the hosts, while Ruiz Rafa Jorda's last-minute strike was merely a consolation.
A Kim Yoo-jin goal five minutes from time rescued a draw for Liaoning at second-bottom Henan Jianye after Christopher Katongo had put the hosts ahead with 20 minutes remaining.
Dalian Aerbin secured a 1-1 draw with Tianjin Taida. Biao Mao gave Tianjin the lead on 21 minutes before Peter Utaka equalised 15 minutes later.