Soccer-Wuhan maintain slender Chinese Super League lead with Beijing win

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HONG KONG, Nov 8 (Reuters) - A extremity astatine the extremity of each fractional maintained Wuhan Three Towns' slender pb astatine the apical of the Chinese Super League standings connected Tuesday evening arsenic Pedro Morilla's broadside handed Beijing Guoan a 2-0 defeat.

Deng Hanwen gave past season's China League One winners the pb successful first-half wounded clip earlier Ademilson struck from the punishment spot to guarantee Wuhan claimed each 3 points.

Wuhan moved onto 59 points from 24 games and pb defending champions Shandong Taishan connected extremity quality aft Hao Wei's title-holders broadside won 2-0 implicit Shanghai Shenhua connected Monday.

Moises Lima's punishment enactment Shandong successful beforehand midway done the 2nd fractional against Shenhua, who slipped to 5th spot arsenic a effect of the loss, earlier Song Long struck 7 minutes aboriginal to enactment the effect beyond doubt.

Shanghai Port consolidated their clasp connected 3rd with a 2-0 triumph implicit Cangzhou Mighty Lions done goals from Paulinho and Chen Chunxin, portion Zhejiang FC moved into 4th with a 5-1 thrashing of Guangzhou FC.

That nonaccomplishment leaves the eight-time champions successful 17th and 5 points adrift of information with 10 games remaining.

Guangzhou City are besides successful relegation trouble, 2 points up of their cross-city rivals aft slipping to a 2-1 nonaccomplishment against Wuhan Yangtze, with Hebei FC inactive bottommost of the standings pursuing a 5-0 nonaccomplishment astatine the hands of Tianjin Tigers.

Elsewhere, Henan Longmen slipped down to sixth owed to their 3-2 decision by Meizhou Hakka, portion Chengdu Rongcheng drew 2-2 with Changchun Yatai and Dalian Pro won 2-0 against Shenzhen FC.

Reporting by Michael Church successful Hong Kong, Editing by Hugh Lawson

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