Botafogo 0-0 Goianense: The Fire frustrated at home by resilient visitors

Photo Credit: AP

On Sunday, Botafogo and Goianense were held to a 0-0 draw at Nilton Santos. Botafogo wanted to improve their league standing following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Ceará in their previous game. Goianense, on the other hand, were coming from a 2-1 win against Red Bull Bragantino. As the table looks today, Botafogo and Goianense currently occupy 13th and 19th spots in the league, with 25 points and 20 points respectively after 22 matches.

Substitutions for Botafogo included Erison Danilo de Souza, Luis Henrique and Adryelson for Matheus Nascimento, Joao Victor and Luis Felipe Oyama, repectively. Goianense brought on Kelvin, Rhaldney Norberto Simiao Gomes, Hayner, Leo Pereira and Gabriel Baralha, to replace Jorginho, Marlon Freitas, Dudu, Luiz Fernando and Willian Maranhao.

The referee booked Philipe Sampaio from Botafogo and Philipe Sampaio (2 yellow cards) went off with a red card, while Goianense’s Renan, Willian Maranhao and Hayner also received a yellow.

Botafogo will next play Juventude away, with Goianense facing Cuiaba at home.

Technical card:
Botafogo:Roberto Fernandez, Daniel Borges, Philipe Sampaio, Victor Cuesta, Fernando Marcal, Joao Victor (Luis Henrique, min.60), Carlos Eduardo, Tche Tche, Luis Felipe Oyama (Adryelson, min.65), Jefferson Ruan Pereira dos Santos and Matheus Nascimento (Erison Danilo de Souza, min.60)
Atlético Goianense:Renan, Dudu (Hayner, min.74), Wanderson, Lucas Gazal, Jefferson, Wellington Rato, Willian Maranhao (Gabriel Baralha, min.87), Marlon Freitas (Rhaldney Norberto Simiao Gomes, min.46), Jorginho (Kelvin, min.36), Luiz Fernando (Leo Pereira, min.75) and Diego Churín
Stadium:Nilton Santos