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Sunday, July 29, 2018, 16:04
Shanghai SIPG smashes Beijing Renhe 5-1 in CSL
By Xinhua
Sunday, July 29, 2018, 16:04 By Xinhua

This file photo shows Shanghai SIPG’s Wu Lei (left) celebrates with teammate Hulk after scoring during the Chinese Super League football match against Guangzhou R&F in Guangzhou on March 18, 2018. (LIU DAWEI / XINHUA)

BEIJING - With two goals and two assists from Brazilian attacking midfielder Oscar dos Santos, Shanghai SIPG demolished the newly promoted side Beijing Renhe 5-1 in the 14th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Saturday.

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Wu Lei broke the deadlock for SIPG in the 19th minute with a header after Oscar kicked a corner, and Kenyan forward Ayub Masika equalized for Renhe in the 42nd minute.

With an assist from Oscar, He Guan of SIPG scored from close range after Wu Lei's shot in stoppage time of the first half.

Oscar expanded the advantage for SIPG with two goals in the 53rd and 70th minutes.

Just before the whistle, Lei Wenjie got a pass from Oscar and scored the fifth goal for SIPG.

Also on Saturday, league leaders Beijing Guoan had to accept a 2-2 draw against Shanghai Greenland after their substitute Wei Shihao scored an own goal in the stoppage time.

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In other action, Jiangsu Suning drew Shandong Luneng 1-1, Hebei China Fortune tied with Guangzhou R&F 2-2, Dalian Yifang lost to Tianjin TEDA 3-2, and Guizhou Hengfeng was defeated by Henan Jianye 2-1. Guizhou have had no wins in the last 10 rounds.

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