Corinthians 1-0 Goiás: Santos goal fires Corinthians to home success

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Corinthians snatched all three points from Goiás EC in a narrow 1-0 victory on Sunday, at Neo Quimica Arena. Corinthians wanted to improve their league standing following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Athletico Paranaense in their previous game. Goiás lost 2-1 in the last match they played against Internacional. After today’s result, Corinthians are in 2nd place, with 25 points from 13 matches, while Goiás sit in 16th, with 14 points from 13.

The first half of the match started well for Corinthians, when Fabio Santos gave Corinthians the lead, 34 minutes in, saw out the first half 1-0. Both teams unable to deliver anything further, the score remained at 1-0 at full time.

Substitutions for Corinthians included Giuliano, Lucas Piton Crivellaro, Robson Bambu, Xavier and Fagner for Victor Cantillo, Gustavo Mantuan, Gil, Renato Augusto and Rafael Ramos, repectively. Goiás brought on Fellipe Ramos Ignez Bastos, Elvis, Pedro Junqueira de Oliveira and Luan Dias da Silva, to replace Caio, Juan Pablo, Dada Belmonte and Auremir.

There were bookings for Roger Guedes from Corinthians, and Caio, Maguinho, Joao Vitor Vallony da Silva and Pedro Junqueira de Oliveira, for Goiás.

Corinthians next face Santos FC and Goiás are at home to Cuiaba.

Technical card:
Corinthians:Cassio, Rafael Ramos (Fagner, min.80), Raul Gustavo, Gil (Robson Bambu, min.72), Fabio Santos, Adson, Victor Cantillo (Giuliano, min.67), Renato Augusto (Xavier, min.80), Du Queiroz, Gustavo Mantuan (Lucas Piton Crivellaro, min.67) and Roger Guedes
Goiás EC:Tadeu, Maguinho, Yan, Joao Vitor Vallony da Silva, Juan Pablo (Elvis, min.62), Dada Belmonte (Pedro Junqueira de Oliveira, min.79), Diego, Auremir (Luan Dias da Silva, min.86), Caio (Fellipe Ramos Ignez Bastos, min.46), Vinicius and Pedro Raul
Stadium:Neo Quimica Arena
Goals:Fabio Santos (1-0, min. 34)