Wuhan beat Hebei 5-0, Shanghai Shenhua beat Guangzhou FC 2-1

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Wuhan beat Hebei 5-0, Shanghai Shenhua beat Guangzhou FC 2-1

DALIAN Newly-promoted Wuhan Three Towns claimed a 5 0 victory over Hebei FC, which suffered its sixth consecutive loss, while Shanghai Shenhua beat Guangzhou FC 2 -- 1 in the sixth round of the 2022 Chinese Super League on Sunday.

Wuhan took a quick lead in the third minute when Marcao rolled the ball into the net after collecting Davidson's pass from the midfield.

Ademilson scored his first goal of the season after a corner to double the lead for Wuhan.

Nicolae Stanciu smashed in a volley in the 35th minute after Davidson's attempt was denied by Hebei's defense, making it 3 -- 0 at half-time.

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In the second half, Davidson made it 4 -- 0 as he tucked away a penalty, awarded after Sang Feiyi was tripped by Hebei captain Ding Haifeng.

Davidson won the team's long-range volley just five minutes before the end, keeping the team top of the CSL table.

In the game between Guangzhou and Shanghai, Wang Haijian broke the deadlock with an easy tap-in in the 19th minute after Bi Jinhao failed to stop the ball. The second goal came in the 70th minute when Wang's cross found Cao Yunding, who slotted home.

Guangzhou pulled one back after Shenhua defender Li Yunqiu made a mistake in the box, but it was too little, too late.

On Sunday, Chengdu Rongcheng and Shenzhen FC shared the spoils in a 2 -- 2 draw.