Fortaleza 1-1 Goianense: Otero rescues a point for hosts Fortaleza

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Fortaleza were helde ach other to a 1-1 draw by Goianense on Sunday at Estadio Castelao. Both sides came from defeats in their previous league games. Fortaleza were looking to get back to winning ways after losing 4-0 to Palmeiras in their last match. Goianense had lost their previous match against Santos FC. Fortaleza and Goianense currently occupy 10th and 17th spots in the table, with 49 points and 34 points respectively after 36 matches.

Goianense scored first, when Luiz Fernando found the net, at 17 minutes to take them into the break 1-0 up.

Fortaleza took the lead in the second half, when Romulo Otero found the net, 58 minutes in. The final result, Fortaleza 1, Goianense 1.

Substitutions for Fortaleza included Hercules Pereira Do Nascimento, Valentin Depietri, Romulo Otero, Silvio Romero and Pedro Rocha for Lucas Sasha, Moises Vieira da Veiga, Lucas Lima, Romarinho and Titi, respectively. Goianense brought on Edson, Leo Pereira, Jorginho, Marlon Freitas and Kelvin Giacobe Alves dos Santos, to replace Dudu, Airton, Wellington Rato, Willian Maranhao and Shaylon.

The referee booked Marcelo Benevenuto and Juninho Capixaba from Fortaleza. Goianense had the worst of it though, with Willian Maranhao, Edson, Jefferson, Luiz Fernando and Leo Pereira seeing yellow, and Luiz Fernando (2 yellow cards) then sent off with a red.

Fortaleza next face Red Bull Bragantino while Goianense are at home to Athletico Paranaense.

Technical card:
Fortaleza EC:Fernando Miguel, Tinga, Marcelo Benevenuto, Titi (Pedro Rocha, min.85), Moises Vieira da Veiga (Valentin Depietri, min.57), Caio Alexandre, Lucas Sasha (Hercules Pereira Do Nascimento, min.46), Juninho Capixaba, Thiago Galhardo, Lucas Lima (Romulo Otero, min.57) and Romarinho (Silvio Romero, min.65)
Atlético Goianense:Diego Loureiro, Dudu (Edson, min.54), Gazal, Wanderson, Jefferson, Airton (Leo Pereira, min.54), Wellington Rato (Jorginho, min.67), Gabriel Baralha, Willian Maranhao (Marlon Freitas, min.67), Shaylon (Kelvin Giacobe Alves dos Santos, min.76) and Luiz Fernando
Stadium:Estadio Castelao
Goals:Luiz Fernando (0-1, min. 17) and Romulo Otero (1-1, min. 58)