Mineiro 0-1 Goiás: Raul goals banks three points for Verdão

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Goiás EC eased past Atl. Mineiro in a 1-0 victory on Saturday at Governador Magalhaes Pinto. Mineiro were looking to continue their run after winning last match whilst Goiás had managed to pick up a single point in their matchup with Avai. After today’s result, Mineiro and Goiás currently occupy 7th and 11th spots in the table, with 35 points and 29 points respectively after 23 matches.

After an uneventful first half, Whatever was said in the dressing room at half time, seemed to have a positive effect on Goiás who started the second half well, when Pedro Raul gave Goiás the lead, at 51 minutes. When the final wisthle blew, the result was 1-0 to Goiás.

Substitutions for Mineiro included Alan Kardec, Pedrinho, Ademir, Eduardo Sasha and Rubens for Cristian Pavon, Mariano, Ignacio Fernandez, Hulk and Keno, repectively. Goiás brought on Caio, Lucas Halter, Danilo Cardoso, Apodi and Nicolas for Hugo, Matheus Sales, Reynaldo, Diego and Pedro Raul.

Mineiro will next play America Mineiro away, with Goiás facing Atlético Goianense at home.

Technical card:
Atl. Mineiro:Everson, Mariano (Pedrinho, min.64), Junior Alonso, Nathan, Guilherme Arana, Cristian Pavon (Alan Kardec, min.46), Matias Zaracho, Ignacio Fernandez (Ademir, min.70), Allan, Keno (Rubens, min.80) and Hulk (Eduardo Sasha, min.80)
Goiás EC:Tadeu, Maguinho, Reynaldo (Danilo Cardoso, min.82), Caetano, Hugo (Caio, min.46), Diego (Apodi, min.87), Auremir, Matheus Sales (Lucas Halter, min.74), Vinicius, Dada Belmonte and Pedro Raul (Nicolas, min.87)
Stadium:Governador Magalhaes Pinto
Goals:Pedro Raul (0-1, min. 51)