Guangzhou Evergrande take seven-match winning streak in CSL

Source: Xinhua| 2017-05-26 22:53:07|Editor: yan
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BEIJING, May 26 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou Evergrande beat Chongqing Lifan 2-0 on Friday in the 11th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL), as Yu Hanchao scored a wonderful goal and had an assist for Goulart.

Guangzhou Evergrande suffered great pressure as they are in the middle of the AFC Champions League, the CFA Cup and the CSL, and the two-time AFC Champions League winners beat Kashima Antlers 1-0 at home on Tuesday in the first-leg of the last 16.

Yu Hanchao's superb strike from distance put the defending champions in the leading position in the 35th minute, and it's also Yu's fourth goal in this season.

Goulart seized the game in the 81st minute as Yu Hanchao passed the ball in the forbidden zone and the Brazilian striker headed the ball into the net.

Guangzhou Evergrande, taking a seven-match winning streak in the CSL, topped the table with 28 points, followed by Shanghai SIPG and Hebei China Fortune.

In the other 11th round match of today, Guangzhou R&F tied Shanghai Greenland 0-0.