Shenhua now ranks fourth with 18 points in Group A, and a victory in the last round will send it to the Final Group A of next stage, while R&F is certain to drop into the Final Group B. Enditem
Roger Guedes and Graziano Pelle scored in the first half to seal the win, which helped Shandong build an unassailable lead with 23 points in the Dalian group.
The Belgian then played a major role in the second goal in the 33rd minute, setting up Raheem Sterling, whose ball into space was put into the empty net from 10 yards by Phil Foden.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Hulk scored from the penalty area as Shanghai SIPG beat Shijiazhuang Ever Bright 1-0 in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday.
The construction of the National Biathlon Center and National Cross Country Center in Chongli for Beijing 2022 were completed as planned.
The National Biathlon Center will hold 11 biathlon events of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, and the National Cross Country Center will witness 12 gold medal events in cross country skiing.
Tokyo 2020 President Mori Yoshiro added: "We will continue to work hard on simplifications towards next year and ask for the continued cooperation of all those involved in the Games." Enditem
Dalian pulled one back four minutes later when Salomon Rondon tucked an unchallenged shot into net. The hosts pushed hard for an equalizer in the second half, but none came, and Gao Lin headed home from a free-kick to add a third for Shenzhen in the 74th minute. Enditem
"The relationship with the players is excellent, it is important to have a dialogue with them," the 41-year old added.
GUAYAQUIL, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Fiorentina loanee Pedro and Uruguayan midfielder Giorgian De Arrascaeta scored first-half goals as defending champions Flamengo beat Barcelona SC 2-1 in their Copa Libertadores Group A match in Ecuador on Tuesday.
BERLIN, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Eintracht Frankfurt took its first win of the season after beating Hertha Berlin 3-1 away from home in the second round of the Bundesliga on Friday.