WATCH: Oscar scores on Shanghai SIPG competitive debut

The former Chelsea midfielder made his move to China earlier this month

BY Newstalk 18:05 Tuesday 7 February 2017, 18:05 7 Feb 2017

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Former Chelsea midfielder Oscar is settling into life in China well and has already made his mark on the game by scoring on his competitive debut.

The Brazilian completed his move to Shanghai SIPG - managed by former Chelsea boss Andres-Villas Boas - at the start of the year for a fee of believed to be in the region of £60m and looks set to become an essential player in the squad.

Having already scored against Saudi Arabian Premier League side Al Batin in Doha last month after coming off the bench,  the 25-year-old scored again during the AFC Champions League play-offs.

His goal came in the 34th minute after an instinctive breakaway goal and the Brazilian found the bottom left hand corner of the net.

Compatriot Elkeson doubled their lead shortly after and  then rounded off the scoring with their third after his shot rebounded off Sukhothai defender Kiattisak Toopkhuntod.


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