Shenhua could have taken the lead in the 28th minute through Yang Xu's header, but his glancing effort drifted just wide.
Sara was again on target with a low finish after combining with Igor Vinicius. However, Marinho left his mark on the match as Santos extended their unbeaten run to four matches.
3. Important to start well for Eibar and Celta
With the draw, Luneng and Shenhua remain third and fourth ranked on the table with 17 and 13 points respectively.
Eight minutes after the halftime break, the Brazilian's through ball found Fei Nanduo in the middle of the box, who fired a powerful shot to double the lead for Guangzhou.
In the constructors' standings, Mercedes remain well out in front on 325 point, with Red Bull second on 173 and McLaren third on 106.
Other players such as Piccini and Florenzi have also moved on and with no new faces other than returning loanees, new coach Javi Garcia much be wondering what he has got himself into.
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Although the process is quite tough, the Asian junior record holder still firmly believes that he can return to his best form soon.
The enamel Zun also features the designs of the "Bird's Nest", which staged the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Olympics, the Temple of Heaven and the Dajingmen in Zhangjiakou, one of the four major passes in the Great Wall.
The 21-year-old suffered a severe injury in the Shanghai Diamond League two years ago where he registered a personal best of 8.43 meters to finish second but went hospital after injuring his left foot. He underwent surgeries on the foot and spent more than six months in rehabilitation.