Marouane Fellaini has shaken off the nasty bout of coronavirus he had after which some having made an outstanding begin to the Chinese language Tremendous League season.
The Belgian was in hospital for 3 weeks after contracting the lethal illness earlier than being discharged in mid-April.
However it was his quickfire hat-trick that noticed his Shandong Luneng facet declare a 3-2 win towards Rafael Benitez‘s Dalian Professional.
Benitez, who’s received LaLiga with Valencia and conquered Europe when accountable for Liverpool, might solely look on in horror as Fellaini scored three trademark towering headers, all coming from crosses on the correct, inside SEVEN second-half minutes.
Former Newcastle man Salomon Rondon gave Dalian Professional the lead however the course of the match modified after Fellaini equalised within the 79th minute.
The ex-Manchester United participant wasn’t executed there as he headed in on two extra events (minutes 83 and 86) to place Shandong Leneng 3-1 up.
Marcus Danielson pulled a purpose again for the house facet however Shangdong Leneng claimed all three factors due to the sterling efforts of Fellaini.
Fellaini, 32, is the one recognized COVID-19 case from the Chinese language high flight. Shangdong stated he was asymptomatic and the midfielder posted photographs on social media of him doing train in his hospital bed room.
The season kicked off this weekend, 5 months late due to coronavirus.
All matches are being performed behind closed doorways in two cities, Suzhou and Dalian, to restrict the chance of infections.