Evergrande impress, Guo'an beaten
Guangzhou Evergrande were convincing 3-0 winners over Liaoning Whowin to move seven points clear at the top of the
Beijing Guo'an lost ground at the top with a 1-0 loss to Jiangsu Sainty, Hang Ren scoring the only goal after 24 minutes. The win sees Jiangsu leapfrog Beijing into second spot on goal difference.
Guangzhou R&F slipped down the table to fourth with a 3-2 defeat at home to basement side Qingdao Jonoon. Zhu Jianrong scored twice for Qingdao with Leonardo Da Silva also on target. Miao Tang and Rafael Coelho replied for Guangzhou.
Changchun Yatai make up the top five following a late 3-2 win over Hangzhou Greentown. The home side looked in control at the interval thanks to goals from Fabricio and Wei Du, but Weidong Liu and Dong Wang levelled matters for Changchun before Cheng Liansheng grabbed a late winner.
Shanghai Shenxin were beaten 3-1 by Shandong Luneng and remain in the bottom three. Gilberto, Wang Tong and Wu Xinghan were on the scoresheet for the hosts, with Shanxi's reply coming from Johnny.
Goals from Hai Yu and Chenglin Zhang earned Guizhou Renhe a 2-1 victory at Tianjin Taida, who had taken the lead through Sjoerd Ars' first-half penalty. The match between Dalian Shide and Henan Construction finished goalless.