Goianense 0-1 Fortaleza: Visitors edge tight contest at Estadio Antonio Accioly

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Fortaleza EC beated Atlético Goianense 1-0 on Monday at Estadio Antonio Accioly. Goianense were looking forward to meeting again, following a previous defeat to Santos FC. Fortaleza, on the other hand, are struggling for form following a draw in their last match. As things stand, Goianense are currently 18th with 17 points from 17 matches, while Fortaleza sit in 19th, with 14 points from 17.

After a goalless first half, Fortaleza continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Moises Vieira da Veiga, 74 minutes in, which sealed the victory for the visitors.

Substitutions for Goianense included Lucas Eduardo Lima da Silva, Luiz Fernando, Shaylon and Leo Pereira for Dudu, Diego Churín, Airton and Gabriel Baralha, repectively. Fortaleza brought on Matheus de Vargas, Matheus Jussa, Moises Vieira da Veiga,, Zagueiro Habraao and Robson, to replace Hercules Pereira Do Nascimento, Lucas Lima, Romarinho,, Lucas Crispim and Silvio Romero.

The referee booked Wellington Rato for Goianense.

Next up, Goianense are away to Athletico Paranaense, whilst Fortaleza will travel to face Red Bull Bragantino.

Technical card:
Atlético Goianense:Ronaldo, Dudu (Lucas Eduardo Lima da Silva, min.63), Wanderson, Edson, Jefferson, Airton (Shaylon, min.68), Jorginho, Marlon Freitas, Gabriel Baralha (Leo Pereira, min.76), Wellington Rato and Diego Churín (Luiz Fernando, min.68)
Fortaleza EC:Fernando Miguel, Brayan Ceballos, Marcelo Benevenuto, Titi, Lucas Crispim (Zagueiro Habraao, min.82), Lucas Lima (Matheus Jussa, min.63), Hercules Pereira Do Nascimento (Matheus de Vargas, min.23), Juninho Capixaba, Romarinho (Moises Vieira da Veiga, min.63), Ronald and Silvio Romero (Robson, min.82)
Stadium:Estadio Antonio Accioly
Goals:Moises Vieira da Veiga (0-1, min. 74)