Jonathan Viera's 87th-minute strike earned Beijing Guoan a 2-1 win over Henan Jianye to reach summit for first time since 2015.
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Brazil midfielder Paulinho has sealed a move back to Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande just 11 months after joining Barcelona for €40 million.
Alarm bells are ringing as Guangzhou Evergrande sit fifth in the CSL and out of the Asian Champions League and Chinese FA Cup. What's gone wrong?
Seven-time champions Guangzhou Evergrande dropped further off the pace with a 2-0 loss against Beijing Renhe on Sunday.
Guangzhou Evergrande crashed out of the Asian Champions League on Tuesday evening as Fabio Cannavaro's side were eliminated by Tianjin Quanjian.
An injury-time win over Jiangsu Suning puts Guangzhou Evergrande within two points of Chinese Super League leaders Shanghai SIPG.
Shanghai SIPG opened up a five-point gap at the top of the Chinese Super League as they handed Hebei China Fortune a 2-0 defeat.
Carvalho will be ruled out until July 21, when Evergrande face current Chinese Super League leaders Shanghai SIPG.
Wang Shenchao and Elkeson were on target as Shanghai SIPG continued their perfect start to the Chinese Super League campaign
Shenhua lost a two-goal lead as they drew 2-2 with Kashima Antlers, and the result means Wu Jingui's side cannot advance.
Shanghai SIPG maintained their perfect start to the 2018 Chinese Super League campaign on Friday with a 2-1 win over Chongqing Lifan.
Guangzhou Evergrande bounced back from their opening Chinese Super League defeat on Friday evening with a 5-0 thumping of Changchun Yatai.
Fabio Cannavaro earned his first victory in his second spell as coach of Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande on Tuesday.
Guangzhou Evergrande have won the CSL seven straight times. Can Shanghai SIPG, Beijing Guoan or wealthy newcomers Dalian Yifang end the dynasty?
Guangzhou Evergrande put their stuttering Asian Champions League form behind them on Monday night to claim the Chinese Super Cup.
Italian outlets including Gazzetta dello Sport reported that Nainggolan would be offered a €12m-per-year contract.
Guangzhou Evergrande have denied speculation they are set to enter a bidding war with Beijing Guoan for the services of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang now appears unlikely to be the subject of a bidding war between Chinese Super League clubs.
Paolo Cannavaro will quit football after this weekend and join his brother on the technical staff at Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande.
Guangzhou Evergrande have swooped to sign three of China's most promising young players as the club seek to refresh an ageing squad.
Fabio Cannavaro has been unveiled as the new head coach of seven-time Chinese Super League champions Guangzhou Evergrande.
Luiz Felipe Scolari has been handed a three-match touchline ban that could end his time with Guangzhou Evergrande.
Fabio Cannavaro refused to address mounting speculation he will return to Guangzhou Evergrande as a replacement for Luiz Felipe Scolari.
Local stars like Gao Lin and Zheng Zhi, not big-name imports, have made the difference at CSL champs Guangzhou Evergrande, writes Michael Church.
Carlo Ancelotti has been lined up to replace Luiz Felipe Scolari as head coach of CSL champions Guangzhou Evergrande, according to reports in China.
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