Brisbane Roar and Muangthong United have fought out a goalless draw to open their Asian Champions League campaigns.
Hulk gave Shanghai the lead eight minutes into the second half with a spectacular strike into the top corner before He Guan was sent off.
Guangzhou Evergrande kick off their Asian Champions League campaign on Wednesday with Luiz Felipe Scolari expecting his team to make mistakes.
Shanghai SIPG made it two wins in a row in the AFC Champions League as Hulk's spectacular strike earned Andre Villas-Boas' team a 1-0 over FC Seoul.
A depleted Brisbane Roar have kicked off their AFC Champions League campaign with a scoreless draw against Muangthong United at Suncorp Stadium.
Japan's Urawa Reds claimed a 4-0 away victory at the Western Sydney Wanderers in Group E of the AFC Champions League.