Nikica Jelavic secured a 1-1 draw for Guizhou Zhicheng against Liaoning Whowin but the Chinese Super League opener drew a sparse crowd.
Bunyodkor Bunyodkor may fail to advance from the AFC Champions League group stages for the first time, while Al Fateh look for their first goal.
Beijing Guoan Beijing Guoan will be China's third representative in next season's AFC Champions League after Wednesday's 3-1 win over Shandong Luneng.
Melbourne Victory AFC Champions League title-holders Guangzhou Evergrande will begin their defence of the continental competition against Melbourne Victory.
Shandong Luneng Shandong Luneng kept their faint Chinese Super League title hopes alive with a 1-0 win at Shanghai SIPG.
Beijing Guoan Beijing Guoan's brief spell of parity with Guangzou Evergrande at the Chinese Super League summit came to an end this weekend.
Guangzhou Champions Guangzhou Evergrande maintained their scintillating start to the season with a thumping 4-0 win at Liaoning Whowin.
Shanghai Shenhua Shanghai Greenland will be keen to regain local bragging rights over Shanghai Shenxin when the Chinese Super League resumes this weekend.
Melbourne Victory Group G is evenly poised heading into the sixth and final matchday as clubs fight to reach the last-16 of the AFC Champions League.
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