Fueled by Han Ziqi's eight straight points, Tianjin jumped into a 14-5 start, forcing Shanghai into a timeout.
He led the Rio de Janeiro club to their most recent Brazilian Serie A title in 1995 before leaving the following year to take charge of Portugal's Benfica. Enditem
Despite the goal, Real Madrid had to thank keeper Thibaut Courtois for the win after the Belgian made a series of impressive saves.
Shanghai coach Milos Paden said that when his side found themselves in early trouble, he simply asked them to do what they did every day in practice.
Yan established an advantage from the very beginning, leading runner-up Yu Zongda, also from Hubei, by nearly two seconds in the first 50 meters. Huang Chaosheng from Hunan finished third.
The side coached by Diego Martinez had kicked off their campaign with league wins at home to Athletic Club and Alaves, while also getting through two Europa League qualifying rounds, with a 4-0 victory away to Albanian outfit, Teuta and a 2-0 win at home to Locomotive Tbilisi a week ago.
The two matches in Turkey would be useful for Ghana's new manager Charles Akonnor, who is yet to oversee a game since his appointment in January this year.
Tang Miao shot the opener in the 42nd minute for Chengdu and his teammate Wu Guichao slotted home with a curled volley in the 79th minute, sealing the game against Inner Mongolia 2-0.
The 41-year-old was also fined 100,000 Swiss francs (around 108,000 U.S. dollars), the world football governing body said in a statement on Monday.
Several Flamengo officials and members of the coaching staff, including manager Domenec Torrent, have also been diagnosed with the virus. Torrent was replaced on the touchline at Allianz Parque by his assistant, Jordi Guerrero.
"A coach needs to convince players with his expertise and not by only being the boss," Baum said.