Chinese Super League wrap: Qu sends Shaanxi second, Liaoning win

Shaanxi Chanba climbed to second in the Chinese Super League on Saturday thanks to a thrilling 3-2 home win over Henan Construction.Australian defender Dino Dulbic handed the hosts the lead after 17 minutes, but Henan hit back four minutes later through Leandro Netta.

Tomas Oravec restored Shaanxi’s advantage on the stroke of half-time, and that was where it stayed until a dramatic final 10 minutes.

Xu Yang equalised for Henan with nine minutes to play, but midfielder Qu Bo blasted home the winner from the penalty spot with five minutes to go to ensure all three points for the home side, who have now won their opening three games to join leaders Hangzhou Lucheng on nine points.

Elsewhere on Saturday, Liaoning Whowin moved into fourth spot with a 1-0 win over Jiangsu Sainty courtesy of a goal from Yu Hanchao with eight minutes remaining.

Dalian Shide had a brace from Bulgarian striker Martin Kamburov to thank for their 2-1 win over Nanchang Bayi – their first win of the campaign.

And Changchun Yatai played out a 1-1 draw at home with Chengdu Blades, after a Zhang Yuan goal for the visitors just before half-time cancelled out Zhang Wenzhao’s 29th-minute opener.