With shuttle buses being arranged for the commuting of workers, by March, work resumed in all 40 venues under construction with nearly all workers returning to their posts, and instead of lagging behind, the progress is ahead of the schedule by 9.4 percent.
Kardec scored Chongqing's second goal in the 83rd minute, contributing an outstanding diving header after collecting mate's corner kick.
The result left Palmeiras in sixth place, behind Flamengo on goal difference while Sport were 14th with 11 points.
Luneng were dealt a blow in the 20th minute as Marouane Fellaini picked up an injury, making way for Roger Guedes.
The visitors' efforts eventually paid off with 67 minutes gone as Hwang had sufficient space on the wing and squared to Poulsen, who made no mistake to double the lead with a well-placed shot into the top left corner.
As the interval beckoned, Ever Bright had promising opportunities to test Zall's goalkeeper Dong Chunyu from a free-kick, but Cao Xuan's header flashed inches wide.
Mohamed Salah scored two penalties in a hat-trick as reigning champions Liverpool beat newly promoted Leeds United 4-3 in a thrilling game at Anfield, while Wilfred Zaha's 13th minute goal gave Crystal Palace a winning start at home over Southampton and new boys Callum Wilson and Jeff Hendricks both scored as Newcastle cruised past a poor West Ham in the London Stadium.
The announcement came a day after a 2-0 home loss to Palmeiras, a result that left Corinthians 13th in the 20-team standings with just two wins from eight matches.
Former Atletico Madrid and Chelsea defender Filipe Luis put Flamengo ahead with an eighth-minute strike and Barbosa doubled the lead with a powerful finish after Muriel Becker parried away a free-kick.
Melichar said: "Before the match, I told my coach I was prepared for a 7-6 in the third set. Obviously I'm thrilled we won 7-6 in the third. You always wish that it's easier, but we fought our hearts out."
Fabio Cannavaro's Guangzhou Evergrande stay atop the table with 25 points, seven points clear of Jiangsu Suning.