JINAN, CHINA - MARCH 01: Dai Lin #35 of Shandong Luneng and Sone Aluko #10 of Beijing Renhe compete for the ball during the first round match of 2019 Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) between Shandong Luneng and Beijing Renhe at Jinan Olympic Sports Center Stadium on March 1, 2019 in Jinan, Shandong Province of China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
Former Super Eagles midfielder, Sone Aluko scored his first goal of the season for Beijing Renhe in their 2-2 draw at home to visiting Shenzhen Kaisa on matchday six of the Chinese Super League, reports.
Having fired blanks in his opening five fixtures, the 30-year-old produced a man of the match display to help his side remain unbeaten for the second straight week.
Ole Selnæs put the visitors ahead after 38 minutes before Aluko equalised five minutes after the restart volleying home a Yougjing cross to make it 1-1.
Makhete Diop then put the hosts in front for the first time on the 77th minute before Qiang Jin equalised two minutes from time after firing home a rebound following Harold Preciado initial penalty miss.
Aluko was named the man of the match with a game rating of 8.6, completing 100% of his dribbles, winning a game-high 11 duels and also completing 85% of his passes.