After a goalless first half, Chengdu's Lu Weiyang broke the deadlock with a powerful shot from outside the box in the 61st minute. Brazilian striker Leonardo extended the lead 10 minutes later.
The China Hub will feature the first Grand Smash, the top tier in professional table tennis.
However, the opener for Sharjah came in the injury time of the first half when winger Saif Rashid received a Coronado free kick and fired his header into the bottom corner.
He has been sidelined since September 2 because of a groin injury.
The last CSL victory for Shenhua came in the middle of August with a 1-0 win over Jiangsu Suning, followed by two defeats and five draws.
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"The players are asymptomatic and have been isolated under the supervision of the club's medical department," Flamengo tweeted on Sunday night.
China's Xiao Guodong, Zhao Xintong and Zhou Yuelong have passed the first stage. World number one Judd Trump also reached the second stage. Enditem
Given those circumstances, Bartomeu will probably breathe a small sigh of relief there will be no fans in the ground for the league debut, because he would certainly receive a chorus of boos and whistles. As things are Koeman has to create a positive atmosphere in the side with Messi, who is clearly unhappy and in no mood to hide his feelings.
The remaining eight teams of the league will form the other group, to be based in Dalian, to fight off relegation, with the last to be relegated and the second to last will vie for a birth for the next CSL season with the winner of the second-tier league. Enditem
The second half seemed to end in a draw, especially when both sides nearly ran out of stamina with more mistakes. Thanks to defender Ding Haifeng's accurate pass, Markao made a final hit for the Hebei side with a powerful header in the 91st minute.