DALIAN, China, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Fabio Cannavaro's Guangzhou Evergrande beat Henan Jianye 2-1 in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Monday.
Qingdao went one player down eight minutes after the break as Yin Yaji collected his second yellow card.
Speaking to Sky Sports after his return to Tottenham on loan, the Welsh international explained he was returning as a more mature person to the club he left in 2013 to join the Spanish giants.
Yunnan made more errors in the second set, especially in serve and back court receiving, only to witness Beijing take the set again.
Instead, goals were scored at the other end of the pitch, as Lucas Tousart's foul on Sebastian Rode allowed Daichi Kamada to curl the subsequent free-kick into the path of Bas Dost, who nodded home from close range in the 36th minute.
The Guangzhou side leads the table with 31 points with the win, while Henan Jianye languish at second from the bottom with six points. Enditem
Teda's Frank Acheampong scored in the 69th minute but his goal was ruled out for offside. Alessandrini added the third for Huanghai in the 88th minute. Enditem
Former Barcelona midfielder Paulinho made it 2-0 for the defending champions in the 25th minute when another naturalized player Fei Nanduo, known as Fernandinho in Brazil, saw his shot parried by Henan goalkeeper Wu Yan, and the ball rebounded to the feet of Paulinho, who tapped it in.
The five-man leading pack started to wither after 27km. Duo was the first to fade away and Dong dropped back after 33km. Su and Yang Le broke away from Peng after 35km and the in-form Su managed to pull clear from Yang near 39km.
Thursday also saw the launch ceremony of an Asiad-themed documentary and the application of a WeChat mini-program that offers information on ticket sales, food, accomodation, transportation, famous cites and shopping in the host and co-host cities. Enditem
The opening and closing ceremonies will not be downscaled as previously revealed but the measures did mention that "simplifying the overall contents" of the opening and closing ceremonies are under "on-going consideration."