Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo was
in action for 90 minutes as his club
Changchun Yatai defeated Jiangsu
Suning FC 1-0 away in the Chinese
Super League yesterday.
Changchun Yatai’s goal was scored
via an own goal by Boyu Yang in the
16th minute.
The game was Ighalo’s 12th league
appearancs for Changchun with two
goals.
The win took Changchun to 13th on
12 points in the 16-team league table.
Another Nigeria striker, Brown Ideye,
also made a 90 minute appearance
for Tianjin TEDA who lost 2-0 away to
Beijing Guoan.
It was Ideye’s 12th appearance with
four goals so far this season.
Mikel Obi was not in action for
Tianjin TEDA as he is yet to recover
from a long-term injury.
Tianjin TEDA were reduced to 10
men following the sending off of
Muzepper Mirahmetjan on the stroke
of half-time.
Beijing Guoan went 1-0 up in the
30th minute through Turkish Burak
Yilmaz.
And in the 60th minute, Brazilian
midfielder Renato Augusto got on the
score sheet to seal the win for Beijing
Guoan.
Tianjin TEDA now occupy the 12th
spot in the CSL table and have 13
points.
In another CSL game also on
Sunday, another Nigerian striker
Anthony Ujah featured for Liaoning
Hongyun who lost 3-0 at home to
Shandong Luneng.
Senegalese striker Papiss Cisse (19th
minute), and a brace from Diego
Tardelli (24th, 47th minutes) secured
the comfortable win for Shandong
Luneng.
Ujah has four goals in 10 league
games for Liaoning Hongyun this
current campaign.
The defeat means Liaoning
Hongyun are placed 11th on 13
points.


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