The final chance of the match fell to Madrid's Tony Kroos but the German's effort went wide.
Shenhua doubled the lead eight minutes after the break when Peng's header found Bi Jinhao, who resisted a shoulder-to-shoulder challenge in the box to drill home.
The second half seemed to end in a draw, especially when both sides nearly ran out of stamina with more mistakes. Thanks to defender Ding Haifeng's accurate pass, Markao made a final hit for the Hebei side with a powerful header in the 91st minute.
Meanwhile, Benjamin Garre and Tiago Banega scored in the last five minutes of regular time to hand Argentina's Racing Club a 2-0 win at Alianza Lima.
Seven minutes before the break, Esteghlal went 2-0 ahead as Ghaedi sent a cross from the right flank into the far post for Ali Karimi who evaded his marker and converted a header.
Hertha responded well but both Dodi Lukebakio and Matheus Cunha squandered promising opportunities.
Preferred medal and pictogram designs were chosen by a panel of experts after an online call for entries ended, and will be released in the first half of 2021 after the necessary modifications have been made.
In the game against Guoan, SIPG captain Hulk netted the winning penalty in the 44th minute after Li Ke handled in the box.
If Flamengo's secondary samples prove positive, the players will be isolated for 14 days before being tested again, according to CONMEBOL guidelines.
The road so far has been far from easy, especially given the difficulties created by the global COVID-19 pandemic, which "brought an extra load and challenges" for the organizers, who spared no effort delivering on their promise of a 'green, inclusive, open and clean' Games.
The 18-year-old will travel to France this week to undergo a medical and finalize contractual formalities, the Globo Esporte news portal said on Monday. It added that the deal exceeded 10 million euros (12 million U.S. dollars).