Corinthians wins Atlético-GO and sleeps in the lead of the Brasileirão

Corinthians wins Atlético-GO and sleeps in the lead of the Brasileirão

Opening the scoring in the first stage with Mantuan, Corinthians suffered a lot of pressure, but beat Atlético-GO in the ninth round of the Brazilian Championship

On the night of this Saturday, the 4th, the Corinthians visited the Atlético-GO in a match valid for the ninth round of the Brazilian Championship. After the draw with America-MG playing at home, Timão lost the leadership of the competition and dropped to third place, with 15 points conquered, with the same score of palm trees and Atlético-MG, first and second place respectively.

On the other hand, Atlético-GO went into the match after getting a draw against International playing in Beira-Rio. Despite the good result against Colorado, the situation of the Goiás team is not good in the competition as they arrived for the match in 19th place and with only seven points conquered.



Corinthians went to the match with some embezzlement and forced Victor Pereira looking for an alternative team. As a result, Timão had some difficulties, both in the creation and marking sectors. Until the 29th minute of the first half, the hosts had finished on goal three times against none of the visitors.

However, who opened the scoring was Corinthians. In the 32nd minute, in his first shot on target, the São Paulo club scored after a good Du Queirozwhich opened on the left to Lucas Piton. The side got a great cross in the head of mantuan, who finished well to open the scoring.

Mantuan scores and gives victory to Corinthians – Credit: Transmissão/Premiere FC

After opening the scoring, Corinthians didn’t have as many chances to score, but focused on keeping ahead on the scoreboard. With a good defensive performance, Timão managed to hold off the few attacks from the home team. Dragon’s pressure started in the 25th minute of the second half, but the team was unable to develop great danger plays.

With the triumph, Corinthians broke a series of five straight draws, added three more points in the Brazilian Championship and now sleeps in the lead. This Sunday, 5th, Palmeiras and Atlético-MG face each other at Allianz Parque and any result, in addition to a draw, takes Timão from the top of the table.

Source: sportbuzz

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