Juventude 1-1 Goianense: Bottom-side Juve hold out for a point

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Juve were helde ach other to a 1-1 draw by Goianense on Monday at Alfredo Jaconi. Juve arrived at the match looking to pick up more points after losing 4-1 to Santos FC in their last match. Goianense, meanwhile, had managed to pick up a point in their matchup with Palmeiras. Juve are now in 20th place, with 21 points from 32 matches, while Goianense sit in 18th, with 30 points from 32.

After a goalless first half, Goianense certainly were out of the blocks quickly in the second half, when Wellington Rato gave them the lead in the 51st minute. In the end though, their celebrations were kept brief, as Oscar Ruiz equalised for Juve in the 76th minute, seing the match finish 1-1.

Substitutions for Juve included Bruno Nazario, Ruan Pereira Duarte, Oscar Ruiz and Gabriel Tota for Elton, Capixaba, Rafael Rech and Chico, respectively. Goianense brought on Marlon Freitas, Jorginho, Kelvin Giacobe Alves dos Santos, Edson and Jefferson, to replace Airton, Gabriel Baralha, Wellington Rato, Dudu and Arthur Henry.

There were bookings for Elton and Bruno Nazario from Juve, and Gazal, for Goianense.

Juve next face São Paulo while Goianense are at home to Ceará.

Technical card:
Juventude:Jose Guilherme Guidolin Pegorari, Rodrigo, Vitor Mendes, Thalisson Da Silva, Paulo Henrique, Capixaba (Ruan Pereira Duarte, min.63), Chico (Gabriel Tota, min.90), Elton (Bruno Nazario, min.63), Jadson, Rafael Rech (Oscar Ruiz, min.73) and Isidro Pitta
Atlético Goianense:Renan, Dudu (Edson, min.84), Gazal, Wanderson, Arthur Henry (Jefferson, min.84), Airton (Marlon Freitas, min.60), Wellington Rato (Kelvin Giacobe Alves dos Santos, min.84), Gabriel Baralha (Jorginho, min.77), Willian Maranhao, Luiz Fernando and Diego Churín
Stadium:Alfredo Jaconi
Goals:Wellington Rato (0-1, min. 51) and Oscar Ruiz (1-1, min. 76)