The defender was then shown a direct red card in the 67th minute on the instruction of VAR for bringing down Luka Jovic when the striker looked to be through on goal.
Evergrande finally collects 34 points after 14 rounds while Dalian sits the second to last with 11 points. Enditem
"To be honest, we've all been physically and mentally exhausted for more than 70 days, I think every player here is a hero," said Shandong Luneng coach Li Xiaopeng.
"It's an unfortunate incident, Mokua was heavily attacked by the hippo while on his training session on Monday evening. If it wasn't for his training partner who rushed to his rescue, it could have been a different story," athletics coach Francis Kamau told Xinhua on Tuesday.
Chelsea fought back from 3-0 down away to West Brom to claim a 3-3 draw thanks to an injury-time goal from Tammy Abraham.
For the fifth placed Shenzhen, any prospect of promoting the top four appeared to be extinguished when Pouraliganji's powerful shot hit the crossbar on 75 minutes.
"We have to look at what we are missing in the squad: we know that the club has economic problems, like every club, but there are one or two positions in the team where we have to improve. We are working to have another option at '9' and the club is working the maximum to sign one," added the coach.
"More than 10,000 schools in China are using our products," said Liang. "And we are expecting more."
A brand-new championship format amid strict epidemic prevention measures brought about unprecedented challenges -- each team been asked to play a game every four days, and even more regularly after the CFA Cup kicked off, which forced many clubs to deal with squads plagued with niggling injuries.
Liaoning followed Zhejiang tightly in the fourth set until Zhejiang strengthened the lead by scoring four points in a row. Wang Na took the set point with a service, then Liaoning gifted the victory to Zhejiang with a spiking error.
Elsewhere, last season's fourth-placed side Lazio enjoyed a 2-0 away win over Cagliari with goals from Manuel Lazzari and Ciro Immobile.