Nicolas Hernandez opened the scoring in the 37th minute before Quoc Anh doubled the advantage just three minutes later. The score held until the end of the match to seal a final 2-0 triumph for Da Nang.
Saigon FC hung on to their place in the top three with 35 points following a 2-1 win against Khatoco Khanh Hoa at Thong Nhat stadium on July 14.
With their convincing victory, SHB Da Nang snatched the V-League top spot from Hanoi T&T, which suffered a surprising 2-3 loss to XM The Vissai Ninh Binh in another game the same day.
Hoang Anh Gia Lai beat Kienlongbank Kien Giang by three straight goals on Sunday to cruise to fifth place with 30 points, while defending champions Song Lam Nghe An crushed Vincem Hai Phong 5-2 to consolidate their fourth position with 31 points.
Thanh Hoa leapt up two places from tenth to eighth in the standings with 29 points following a 2-0 win over Navibank Saigon on their home field on July15.
A solitary goal by Chi Cong in the 49th minute helped Becamex Binh Duong overcome TDCS Dong Thap 1-0 to temporarily rank seventh with a total of 29 points.