There were chances at both ends of the pitch but no goals for the crowd to cheer, with Guangzhou holding on to their position at the summit.
Guizhou Renhe failed to close the gap on the top two although they came from two goals down to share the points with Shanghai Shenhua.
Firas Al Khatib scored twice in the first half, the second from the penalty spot, to give the visitors a cushion but Jorda pulled one back for Guizhou after 64 minutes before a last-gasp strike from Jihai Sun snatched a draw.
Fourth-placed Qingdao Zhongneng were also held to a draw, 1-1 by Wuhan Fall. Bruno Meneghel's 38th-minute opener for Qingdao was cancelled out by Mei Fang 17 minutes from time.
Tianjin Taida remain at the foot of the table after a 1-0 loss at Dalian Aerbin, Seydou Keita scoring the only goal.
Changchun Yatai played out a 2-2 draw with Guangzhou to remain the only team without a win in the competition.
Xiaofei Zhang and Li Xiaoting grabbed the goals for Changchun, either side of Ayegbeni Yakubu's double for the visitors.
Goals from Frederic Kanoute, Jiayi Shao, Joffre Guerron and Xizhe Zhang earned Beijing Guoan a 4-0 victory over Liaoning.
Hamdi Salihi's last-minute strike snatched a 2-1 win for Jiangsu Shuntian over Hangzhou Greentown.
Hang Ren's own goal gave Hangzhou the lead but the home side turned things around with Aleksandar Jevtic's equaliser and Salihi's late heroics.