Seven minutes later, Caio Lucas added his name to the scoresheet as Sharjah rounded off the scoring.
"We have played very well in the whole first phase. The next thing is to recover and keep in good form to face the second phase matches," said SIPG captain Hulk.
The 23-year-old broke the deadlock in the 74th minute by thumping in a long-range effort after combining with Darlan Mendes.
Sport have secured three wins and a draw from their past five matches and are now 10th in the standings with 14 points, trailing Fluminense on goal difference.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai Shenhua and Jiangsu Suning played out a 0-0 stalemate in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Monday.
"With Alexander Sorloth, we have signed our desired candidate for the vacant striker position," Leipzig's sporting director Markus Krosche said. "He is a physical and technically gifted player but also good in the air and a finisher in front of the target."
The first half saw fierce confrontation from both sides, as Hebei was eager to win a ticket to the championship game, while Tianjin had good morale from the latest match, and didn't want to lag behind.
Speaking ahead of his side's Carabao Cup game against Barnsley on Wednesday, Chelsea coach Frank Lampard said that former Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, who is now a technical and performance advisor at the club, had been instrumental in the signing.
Monday ends with Fulham looking for their first points at home to Aston Villa, before Liverpool entertain an Arsenal side that defeated them on penalties in the Community Shield at the end of August.
Djokovic beat Norway's Casper Ruud 7-5, 6-3. The Serb will face eight-seeded Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the men's final.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Beijing Guoan have secured the top four place in Group B of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday, after completing a 5-1 victory against Qingdao Huanghai.