Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo was on target as he saved the day for Changchun Yatai in their 1-1 stalemate with Shanghai Shenhua in Saturday’s Chinese Super League encounter.
The visitors looked destined to get a win from the Changchun Stadium after Yunding Cao’s wonder strike in the 31st minute.
The 29-year-old strike came in the 71st minute after he was set up by Serbian, Nemanja Pejcinovic.
The former Watford striker has now found the back of the net five times from five games, though, his Chinese Super League outfit are few points above the relegation zone
They were reduced to 10-men eight minutes from time when Sun Shilin was given a matching order for a second bookable offence.
Ighalo who was on parade for the entire duration now has rise his goal tally to 12 goals in 16 matches this season to joint second top scorer in the Super League along with the Isreali international, Eran Zahavi.
Changchun Yatai are 12th position in the league standings with 18 points from 16 games and they will lock horns with Guangzhou Evergrande in their next outing on August 11.
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