Goiás 0-1 Botafogo: Visitors secure points with win at Estádio da Serrinha

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Botafogo strolled past Goiás EC with a 1-0 win on Thursday at Estádio da Serrinha. Goiás were looking for a victory after a 1-1 draw against Red Bull Bragantino. Botafogo were able to continue their winning streak after a 2-0 win against Coritiba in their last match. both teams are now on 37 points and sit in 11th and 9th places respectively after 28 matches.

Following a goalless first half, Botafogo continued to pile on the pressure in the second period and were rewarded, with a goal from Romildo just before the full time, seing the match finish 1-0.

Substitutions for Goiás included Caio, Apodi, Pedrinho, Luan Dias da Silva and Fellipe Ramos Ignez Bastos for Matheus Sales, Renato Junior, Marquinhos Gabriel, Danilo Barcelos and Auremir, respectively. Botafogo brought on Jefferson Ruan Pereira dos Santos, Gustavo Sauer and Romildo, to replace Joao Victor, Junior Santos and Lucas Piazon.

There were bookings for Apodi, Caio, Danilo Barcelos and Fellipe Ramos Ignez Bastos from Goiás. For Botafogo, Renzo Saravia, Victor Cuesta, Fernando Marcal and Lucas Piazon saw yellow.

Goiás next face Fortaleza EC while Botafogo are at home to Palmeiras.

Technical card:
Goiás EC:Tadeu, Maguinho, Danilo Barcelos (Luan Dias da Silva, min.83), Reynaldo, Lucas Halter, Renato Junior (Apodi, min.63), Auremir (Fellipe Ramos Ignez Bastos, min.90), Matheus Sales (Caio, min.46), Marquinhos Gabriel (Pedrinho, min.83), Diego and Nicolas
Botafogo:Lucas Perri, Renzo Saravia, Adryelson, Victor Cuesta, Fernando Marcal, Lucas Piazon (Romildo, min.79), Gabriel Appelt, Tche Tche, Junior Santos (Gustavo Sauer, min.74), Joao Victor (Jefferson Ruan Pereira dos Santos, min.56) and Soares
Stadium:Estádio da Serrinha
Goals:Romildo (0-1, min. 89)