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China: Martins, Gervinho Score As Shanghai Shenhua Claim Comeback Win

China: Martins, Gervinho Score As Shanghai Shenhua Claim Comeback Win

By James Agberebi:

Former Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins scored the winner for Shanghai Shenhua who came from 2-0 down to beat visiting Hebei CFFC 3-2 in the Chinese Super League on Saturday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.

The goal was Martins’ seventh in nine CSL appearances for Shanghai Shenhua so far this season.

Goals from former Arsenal and Côte d’Ivoire forward Gervinho and Xuesheng Dong in the fourth and 23rd minutes respectively gave Hebei CFFC a 2-0 first half lead.

Giovanni Andres Moreno pulled a goal back for Shanghai Shenhua in the 60th minute to make it 2-1.

Moreno grabbed his second goal and brought Shanghai Shenhua on level terms.

And in the 77th minute, Martins scored the winner to secure a 3-2 win for Shanghai Shenhua.

The win moved Shanghai Shenhua to ninth on 23 points in the league table.

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