Santos 1-2 Goiás: Visitors continue strong form with win at Santos

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Santos were defeated at home by Goiás EC at Urbano Caldeira on Tuesday. Santos were aiming to improve their league standing after a scoreless draw against Cuiaba in their previous match. Goiás were coming from consecutive wins against Atlético Goianense and Atl. Mineiro. Santos are now in 10th place, with 34 points from 25 matches, while Goiás sit in 9th, with 35 points from 25.

Goiás started the match strongly, with an early goal from Pedro Raul in the 2nd minute. The score at half time remained 1-0.

Santos started strong in the second half and were able to dominate, when Savio found the net in the 55th minute. Goiás in turn, then responded, 61 minutes in increasing their lead with a 2nd effort from Pedro Raul, seing the match finish 2-1.

Substitutions for Santos included Luan, Lucas Henrique Barbosa, Nathan, Jhojan Julio and Lucas Pires for Rodrigo Fernandez, Gabriel Carabajal, Madson, Lucas Braga and Felipe Jonatan, respectively. Goiás brought on Apodi, Matheus Sales, Nicolas and Lucas Halter, to replace Vinicius, Marquinhos Gabriel, Pedro Raul and Auremir.

There were bookings for Gabriel Carabajal from Santos. For Goiás, Apodi and Savio saw yellow.

Santos will play their next fixture away against Ceará, while Goiás will face Flamengo at home.

Technical card:
Santos FC:Joao Paulo, Madson (Nathan, min.76), Maicon, Eduardo Bauermann, Felipe Jonatan (Lucas Pires, min.88), Vinicius Zanocelo, Rodrigo Fernandez (Luan, min.39), Gabriel Carabajal (Lucas Henrique Barbosa, min.76), Lucas Braga (Jhojan Julio, min.76), Marcos Leonardo and Yeferson Soteldo
Goiás EC:Tadeu, Maguinho, Caetano, Reynaldo, Savio, Vinicius (Apodi, min.65), Marquinhos Gabriel (Matheus Sales, min.74), Auremir (Lucas Halter, min.90), Dada Belmonte, Pedro Raul (Nicolas, min.90) and Diego
Stadium:Urbano Caldeira
Goals:Pedro Raul (0-1, min. 2), Savio (1-1, min. 55) and Pedro Raul (1-2, min. 61)