Jiangsu Suning overturn Chongqing Lifan 3-1 in Chinese Super League

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BEIJING, May 18 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu Suning staged a stunning late fightback to beat ten-man Chongqing Lifan 3-1 in the 2019 Chinese Super League (CSL) on Saturday.

It was a defensive error that allowed Adrian to break the deadlock for Chongqing in the 21st minute. Jiangsu were struggling to find the net until Chongqing's defense collapsed after Yang Shuai was dismissed after 73 minutes.

Jiangsu were level in the 82th minute as Wang Song received a cross from Zhang Lingfeng and scored his second goal of the season, and 10 minutes later Teixeira put the host ahead before Xie Pengfei sealed the victory 3-1.

Dia Saba bagged a brace as Guangzhou R&F defeated Beijing Renhe 3-1 to snatch their second successive win.

Sone Aluko opened the scoring for Beijing with only three minutes gone but Guangzhou equalized in the 37th minute when Saba got a cross and knock the ball into the net.

Eran Zahavi gave Guangzhou the lead five minutes after the break by scoring his tenth goal of the season. Saba completed his brace in the 70th minute, sweeping across the area and hammering the ball past a helpless goalkeeper.

"The two games showed his (Saba ) threat in the penalty area, and he can show more of his potential as he has more chemistry with the teammates. "Said Zahavi. Enditem

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