Oscar scores on Shanghai SIPG debut

Oscar opened the scoring as a second-half substitute in Shenghai's 2-1 win over Al Batin, the Saudi Arabian outfit in Doha.

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Oscar is being greeted at the airport by Shanghai SIPG fans.

Oscar marked his first appearance for Shanghai SIPG with a fine goal in its 2-1 friendly victory over Al Batin. The Brazil international opened the scoring as a second-half substitute in the win over the Saudi Arabian outfit in Doha.

Oscar later won the free-kick from which Lu Wenjun struck the winner to cap an encouraging display for Andre Villas-Boas's side. It was the 25-year-old's first outing since he completed a 60million euros transfer from Premier League leaders Chelsea.

"I only trained for two days and this is my first game," he said afterwards. "This is the start of a new season and we have only one goal, which is to win.

"My teammates played very well today. The Chinese guys tried to help us [to integrate]. It's difficult to have a good game in such a short time - they made it happen."

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