Diego Tardelli scored twice as Shandong Luneng beat Dalian Yifang while John Obi Mikel scored as Tianjin Teda beat Guangzhou R&F.
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Cosmin Olaroiu's winning start to life in the Chinese Super League continued on Friday as he led Jiangsu Suning to a 2-0 win over Guangzhou R&F.
John Obi Mikel has denied reports he will leave Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda to return to the Premier League with Everton.
The result hauled struggling Teda out of the relegation zone and into 14th place in the 16-team Chinese Super League.
Tianjin Teda are another traditional Chinese power enduring hard times, facing relegation while innovative upstarts make strides.
Manuel Pellegrini's side beat Guangzhou R&F 2-1, with Aloisio and Zhang Lifeng giving them a two-goal cushion at half time.
Shanghai SIPG reduced the gap between themselves and Chinese Super League leaders Guangzhou Evergande back to eight points.
Ezequiel Lavezzi's brace moved Hebei CFFC back up into fifth in the CSL standings, keeping alive their 2018 AFC Champions League qualification hopes.
Ghana international Frank Acheampong has explained why he opted to complete a shock move to Tianjin TEDA.
Nikica Jelavic scored his fifth goal of the season to give Gregorio Manzano his second straight win as Guizhou Zhicheng's new head coach.
Olympiakos striker Brown Ideye is being lined up for a move to China with Tianjin Teda before the close of the transfer window, sources say.
The Whitecaps officially announced Montero's signing on Wednesday, and said he will join the club on a one-year loan from CSL side Tianjin Teda.
Former Seattle Sounders forward Fredy Montero is close to returning to MLS with the Vancouver Whitecaps, league sources confirmed to ESPN FC.
Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has confirmed he is joining Chinese Super League club Tianjin TEDA after 10 years at Stamford Bridge.