Peter Utaka fires hat-trick
Utaka on song
With this big win on Saturday, Utaka’s club are now placed ninth on the table with 20 points from 18 games.
He dedicated his goals to his daughter, who was born in Belgium earlier in the week.
The former Westerlo and Antwerp of Belgium star scored the first of his treble in first half added minute to give Dalian Aerbin a 2-0 lead.
Utaka scored his second goal in the 65th minute for his club's third goal. His final goal came in 86th minute.
Utaka, who was a cult hero at OB Odense of Denmark, has scored 11 goals for his Chinese club thus far.
And in Russia, Emmanuel Emenike netted the second fastest goal ever in the league when he hit target after just 10 seconds for Spartak Moscow against Alania.
Spartak, who finished as runners-up last season, won 2-1 on the opening day of the Russian season.