Action resumed in the Chinese Super Lig on Saturday afternoon with teams engaging one another, OJB Sport reports.
Football on China and across the world has been on break due to the Corona virus outbreak since March which delayed the start of the new Chinese Super league season.
Guangzhou Evergrade play host to Shanghai Shenhua who has just acquired Nigeria’s Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins ahead of the new season.
Martins was confirmed few weeks back by Shenhua on free transfer after extending the loan deal of the team striker Odion Jude Ighalo with the English premier league side Manchester United.
It was home side Guangzhou that secured a 2-0 in the encounter with Nigeria weapon of mass destruction starting the game on the bench.
Shihao Wei opened the scoring in the 7th minute before he completed his brace in the 66th minute of the match.
Former inter Milan attacker Martins introduced in the 64th minute of the game for Xu Yang but he was unable to change the course of the match.
Shenhua has a season to forget last season as the team finished in the 13th position out of 16 teams.
Shanghai Shenhua won the 2019 Chinese FA Cup beating Shandong Luneng 3–0 at a packed Hongkou Stadium on 6 Dec 2019, making it a 3–1 aggregate victory for the Blues.