Obafemi Martins leads Shanghai Shenhua rout of Ujah’s Liaoning Whowin


A brace by Obafemi Martins for Shanghai Shenhua condemned Anthony Ujah’s Liaoning Whowin to an embarrassing defeat on Friday in the Chinese Super League​.

Shenhua proved too much for their visitors as they ran out 8-1 victors with Ujah scoring a consolation goal for Liaoning.

Colombia’s Fredy Guarin who celebrated his birthday and the signing of a contract extension on Friday opened the scoring after 11 minutes before Martins doubled his side’s lead two minutes later. Shi Xiaoting’s own goal put Shenhua three clear by the 24th minute before further goals from Martins, Guarin and Moreno gave Poyet’s team a 6-0 lead at half-time.

Anthony Ujah salvaged a goal for Liaoning in the 62nd minute, but Moreno claimed his second two minutes later before substitute Zhang Lu scored in injury time to complete the rout.

Martins has now netted 6 goals in 7 appearance while Ujah 5 goals in 12 appearance. with the victory Shanghai now occupied 7th position with 19 points while Liaoning is placed 13th with 13 points.

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