Miguel Angel Russo's men are now four points clear at the top of the Group H standings, with one match remaining before the knockout rounds.
Vinicius Paiva put the hosts ahead by tapping home just after halftime before Lucas Evangelista equalized with a long-range effort.
Autuori will be replaced by his assistant coach Bruno Lazaroni, who has yet to manage a senior professional team.
Despite the loss, Shanghai is still secure atop the Suzhou division.
Shandong kept their momentum in the following sets while Henan found it hard to narrow the gap. Shandong finally got their fifth straight win.
In the 14th minute, Chongqing striker Feng Jin was knocked down by Shanghai defender Zhang Wei when he tried to make a breakthrough from the left side. Feng was rewarded with a penalty at first, but the referee decided to give Zhang a red card instead after checking the VAR.
"We are exhausted," the 32-year-old Pole said after the Bavarian lost 4-1 in Hoffenheim.
Suzhou, in east China's Jiangsu province, will host Final A, while Final B will be staged in Dalian, in northeast China's Liaoning province.
Liang Jiamei started Jiangsu's attack with a three-pointer, followed by Xu Chenyan's second-chance basket. Jiangsu began to take charge of the game midway through the first quarter.
Sunday's last game saw Jarod Bowen score twice as West Ham claimed their first points with a 4-0 win at home to a lackluster Wolverhampton Wanderers. Wolves' striker Raul Jimenez scored a 66th minute own goal and Sebastian Haller bagged the fourth in injury time.
NAIROBI, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- One year since world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge ran a tantalizing INEOS 1:59 Challenge, finishing the race in 2:00:25 seconds, the Kenyan star says he expects a fast London Marathon race against his main challenger, Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele on Sunday.