Jiangsu reach second, Liaoning draw
Jiangsu Shuntian jumped into second place in the fledgling
Lu Bofei starting the damage on 53 minutes before further strikes from Jiajun Jiang and Miljan Mrdakovic sealed the win.
Shanghai Shengxin also got all their goals after half-time as they were 4-0 winners at Henan Jianye. Jailton Paraiba bagged a double, with Antonio Flavio and Jonas Salley completing an emphatic victory.
Third-placed Liaoning drew 1-1 at Guizhou Renhe with Kim Yoo-Jin grabbing their equaliser on 45 minutes after Hai Yu's fifth-minute opener.