A first half goal from new signing Alvaro Negredo and an 83rd minute striker from Jorge Pombo gave Cadiz a 2-0 win away to Huesca in a duel between two newly promoted sides.
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.
About 10 minutes later, Chongqing enlarged the lead as Brazilian forward Fernandinho Silva cut in from the left, assisting his fellow peer Alan Kardec to make it 2-0 in the first half.
The 16-team CSL was split into two groups, with each group of eight teams based respectively in Dalian and Suzhou. Both groups will play 14 rounds in the first phase, which is to end next Monday.
The substitutions made an impact on Hertha's performance, as the hosts increased the pressure and were able to pin Frankfurt in their territory. However, they lacked the penetration and ideas to overcome Frankfurt's well-positioned defense.
Guoan suffered criticism after earlier fumbling a 3-0 lead against Qingdao, suffering instead a 3-3 tie in the first leg.
Against Sevilla, only three experienced players like Javi Martinez, Corentin Tolisso, and Jerome Boateng were left on the bench.
"These are strange moments, and it is difficult to accept, but you have to accept it," he insisted.
Guangzhou still ranks first in the group, and will take on Dalian Pro in the group's last round.
The world and Olympic 3,000m steeplechase champion Kipruto, who missed the opening leg of Diamond League series in Monaco in August after testing positive for COVID-19, will return to action after shaking off the virus.
Corinthians, one of Brazil's most successful and popular clubs, are currently 13th in the country's top flight standings with just three wins from 10 matches this season. Enditem