HONG KONG, Dec 22 - Two late goals left the Chinese super league winning side unbeaten with a 2-1 victory at Changchun Yatai. The nearest challengers Guangzhou FC and Shanghai Port met with a 0-0 draw.
Miguel Delgado and Guo Tianyu scored late in the game at Huadu Stadium in Guangzhou, after the brazilian striker Erik gave Changchun a 51st minute lead and he off his own rebound to put the chasing pack in hope.
Cunningham scored two points to pull Shandong to take up the resurgence of the game. The win was enough to win the championship at Taishan.
The results reach 45 points from 18 games and, with 4 games remaining and a 10-point gap over Guangzhou, they can clinch the title on Sunday with a win over struggling Hebei FC.
Guangzhou remain in second place on goal difference ahead of Shanghai Port after the pair's scoreless draw while Changchun remain fourth, despite losing to Shandong.
Shenzhen had Li Yuanyi's late goal to thank for 2-2 draw between Beijing and Guoan.
Hebei held to 1-1 draw against Guangzhou city.
A huge portion of the Chinese Super League is canceled in a bio-secure centralised venue in Guangzhou. That will allow for less time in reliance on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The best four teams for the Championships are coming out the next day until Jan. 4 and can be considered the Chinese Super League winners and the Asian Champions League qualifiers for 2022.
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