Beijing Guoan tie with Shanghai Port, Hebei FC beat Dalian Pro in the ninth round of the Chinese Super League.
SUZHOU, China, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Beijing Guoan was held to a 1-1 draw by Shanghai Port, while Hebei FC defeated Dalian Pro 1-0 in the ninth round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Wednesday.
Shanghai Port opened the scoring when Wang Shenchao fired home a low drive in the 61st minute during a rapid counter-attack.
Beijing striker Yu Dabao leveled the game with a towering header in the 88th minute after collecting an accurate long-range cross.
"It's all about teamwork. We might make some mistakes, but every one of us tried our best to win in the game," Yu said at the post-game press conference.
Zhang Wei scored a tap-in in the 21st minute for Hebei FC. Dalian could have equalized in injury time but Zheng Long's header was ruled out by video assistant referee (VAR) for foul prior to the attack.
In the other two games on Wednesday, Changchun Yatai thrashed Tianjin Jinmen Tigers 4-1, while Shanghai Shenhua and Wuhan FC played out a scoreless game.