Shaanzi Chanba made it two from two with a 1-0 win at Shenzhen Ruby on Sunday, while Shandong Luneng got their title defence underway.
Former Gold Coast United defender Dino Djulbic notched his first goal in the Shaanzi Chanba shirt in first-half injury time.
The Australian’s strike ensured his club joins Hangzhou Lucheng at the top of the Chinese Super League table with six points from two games in the fledging season.
Elsewhere, defending champions Shandong Luneng followed up their first-up draw with Chengdu Blades by defeating Changchun Yatai 1-0.
Lebanon midfielder Roda Antar stole three points for the hosts with a winner in the 81st minute at Shandong Provincial Stadium.
In other results, Beijing Guoan fell to seventh with a 3-1 loss to visiting Hangzhou Greentown, powered by a brace to Honduras international Luis Ramirez.
Finally, Liaoning Whowin picked up the first win of the term with a 1-0 defeat of Shanghai Shenhua.
Midfielder Zhao Junzhe held his nerve at the penalty spot to put the hosts ahead in the 26th minute.
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