Martins Benched As Shanghai Shenhua Claim First Away Win

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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, Completesports.com 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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