Shanghai dominated the second half with several scoring chances. Hulk hit the post twice but couldn't find his second goal of the match.
Against Sevilla, only three experienced players like Javi Martinez, Corentin Tolisso, and Jerome Boateng were left on the bench.
In Group D, Al Sadd SC tied Al Nassr 1-1 and both made it to the Round of 16 after Sepahan settled for a 0-0 draw with Al Ain in Monday's late match. Enditem
In the 68th minute, Shenhua new signing Fidel Martinez got off the bench and made his debut in the CSL.
Both sides played with many fouls, with Frankfurt playmaker Filip Kostic unable to continue after a foul from Jordan Torunarigha only 15 minutes into the match.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Hulk scored from the penalty area as Shanghai SIPG beat Shijiazhuang Ever Bright 1-0 in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday.
The 2020 season marks the debut of a new region, PCS, which encompasses players and teams from Southeast Asia. For the 2020 World Championship, the PCS has two seeds.
MEXICO CITY, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Mexico and Guatemala will meet in an international friendly next week, marking the first fixture this year for both teams, the Mexican football federation (FMF) said on Wednesday.
Zahavi finished as Chinese Super League top scorer in the 2019 season with 29 goals.
GUANGZHOU, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Super League side Guangzhou R&F on Tuesday bid farewell to Israeli striker Eran Zahavi, who has signed for PSV Eindhoven.
Jiangsu and Guangzhou staged a hard-fought game with constant clashes. Alex Teixeira opened the scoring for Jiangsu in the remaining minutes of the first half. After He Chao pulled one back for Guangzhou in the 71st minute, Eder Citadin Martins gave Jiangsu the lead again four minutes later.