Atletico-GO beats rival Goias 3-1

15:02, September 23, 2010      

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Playing at cross-town rival Goias, Atletico-GO won 3-1 on Wednesday in the 24th round of the Brazilian Championship.

The win helped Atletico-GO to be within one position of leaving the ranks of the worst four teams of the tournament.

With goals from Elias (7th minute), Gilson (50th minute) and Juninho (85th minute), Atletico-GO was able to win despite controlling the ball for less amount of time than the home team. Goias' only goal came from an Amaral header in the 26th minute of play.

Atletico-GO snapped a two-game losing streak with Wednesday's win. The result improves the team to seventeenth place with 23 points. In the next round of play, the team will play host to Gremio Prudent on September 24.

Goias dropped to nineteenth and second-to-last place with 21 points. In the next round of play, the team will travel to face Sao Paulo on September 24.

Source: Xinhua


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