The suspense of the match was killed early in the third set as Jiangsu started with a 5-0 run and continued its form by scoring seven consecutive points in a row in the middle of the set.
With only two rounds left after Monday's matches, Shenhua now have a one-point advantage over Shenzhen and Guangzhou R&F, who both gained 14 points on the table, temporarily holding the Dalian division's last ticket to enter the 2020 CSL's title race zone.
Pellegrini has had a perfect start to life at the club with two wins from two games and with Betis looking a lot harder to score against than last season.
Tourists participate in a cycling marathon ahead of the World Tourism Day in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, on Sept. 25, 2020. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)
Three minutes later, Olivio Da Rosa pulled one back for the Henan side.
Shanghai dominated the second half with several scoring chances. Hulk hit the post twice but couldn't find his second goal of the match.
Having played for Juventus for four seasons, the 33-year-old joined Bayern Munich in 2015, before moving to Barcelona in 2018.
The opening and closing ceremonies will not be downscaled as previously revealed but the measures did mention that "simplifying the overall contents" of the opening and closing ceremonies are under "on-going consideration."
Elche mark their return to the top-flight with a home game against Real Sociedad, but with new coach Jorge Almiron still waiting official clearance to sit in the home side's dugout. The missing paperwork is not the Argentinean's only problem given that he only has 15 professional players available for what will certainly be a tough return to the elite.
Sun Ke (L) of Shenzhen FC vies with Marek Hamsik of Dalian Pro during the 13th round match between Shenzhen FC and Dalian Pro at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)
But Flamengo defended stubbornly thereafter to secure their third win from four matches.