Former Netherlands international Jordi Cruyff succeeds ex-Portugal coach.
Brazilian Anderson Talisca continued his impressive start in the Chinese Super League on Sunday, taking his tally to five goals in two games.
Bento's final game in charge was a win over Tianjin Teda on Saturday as Chongqing arrested a run of six straight defeats since May.
Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta says he will announce his future plans in the coming week after receiving a offer to play in China.
Cedric Bakambu helped rescue a point for Beijing Guoan as Roger Schmidt's side fought back to draw 3-3 with Chongqing Lifan on Sunday evening.
Dalian Yifang threw away a two-goal lead against Chongqing Lifan to leave Bernd Schuster still looking for his first win since taking over as coach.
Shanghai SIPG maintained their perfect start to the 2018 Chinese Super League campaign on Friday with a 2-1 win over Chongqing Lifan.
Former Portugal coach Paulo Bento has been appointed head coach of Chongqing Lifan, the Chinese Super League club announced on Monday.
CSL side Chongqing Lifan have parted company with Chang Woe-ryong, the club announced, with former Portugal coach Paulo Bento linked with the post.
Guangzhou Evergrande's lead at the top of the Chinese Super League was reduced again on Friday after drawing with Chongqing Lifan.
Wu Lei scored two minutes from time to earn Shanghai SIPG a last-gasp 3-2 win over Chongqing Lifan on Sunday.
Beijing Guoan sacked Portuguese coach Jose Gonzalez after the former Chinese Super League champions lost for the fifth time in 12 games.
Adrian Ramos has completed his loan move from Borussia Dortmund to Granada ahead of joining Chinese Super League club Chongqing Lifan in the summer.