The result left Palmeiras in sixth place, behind Flamengo on goal difference while Sport were 14th with 11 points.
Shenhua's best chance of the first half came in the 43rd minute as they were awarded a free-kick. But the shot from the Shanghai side's captain Giovanni Moreno was finger-tipped over the crossbar by the Luneng goalkeeper Han Rongze.
Cheptegei clocked in at 12 minutes 35.36 seconds to conquer Bekele's previous best of 12:37.35 which was set in 2004.
Flick claims only to have 16 quality players, including the trouble-causing cases.
In other matches on Sunday, Atletico Goianiense won 1-0 at Bahia, Atletico Mineiro secured a 2-1 home win against Bragantino and Fortaleza drew 1-1 at Gremio. Enditem
Internacional are now three points clear of second-placed Flamengo with six wins, two draws and one defeat.
"I don't think we could have done any better tonight," Tuchel told Canal, "I was happy with the first half we had. We controlled the game completely, and we had possession."
Henan found a consolation goal in the 75th minute as Christian Bassogog scored an open goal in a counterattack.
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Lukebakio was able to reduce the arrears for Berlin but Braunschweig stood firm in the closing stages to progress into the second round of the German Cup.
Nuremberg remained harmless and had to swallow a third goal as Hwang rounded off his powerful performance by scoring his maiden goal for Leipzig in the dying minutes of the game.