Martins Benched As Shanghai Shenhua Claim First Away Win


Former Nigeria international Obafemi Martins was an unused substitute for Shanghai Shenhua, who secured their first away win of the new Chinese Super League season with a 1-0 victory at Shandong Luneng on Wednesday, reports.

Martins had been in action for Shanghai Shenhua in their opening two games of the season.

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But the former Inter Milan star was not called into action as Shanghai Shenhua made it back-to-back wins.

The only goal of the game came in the 91st minute through Shin-Wook Kim.

Shanghai Shenhua move up to third position on six points in the eight-team Group A league table.

By James Agberebi

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