Vasco da Gama suffers 2-0 loss to Atletico-GO

21:41, October 18, 2010      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

On the road against Atletico-GO in the 30th round of the Brazilian soccer championship, the Vasco da Gama soccer team lost 2-0 on Sunday.

The disappointing loss distances Vasco da Gama further from the leaders, making it difficult to qualify for the 2011 Libertadores Cup.

Despite a strong second half of play from Vasco da Gama, it was Atletico-GO that scored twice. The home team's first came in the 80th minute when Anailson knocked in a rebounded header from Josiel. The team secured their victory by scoring in the 87th minute when goalie Marcio fired a penalty kick past goalie Fernando Prass.

The win takes Atletico-GO to fifteenth place with 32 points. In the next round of play, the team will travel to face Guarani on October 23.

Vasco da Gama remains in eleventh place with 41 points. In the 31st round of play, the team will host cross-town rival Flamengo on October 24.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张茜)

  • Do you have anything to say?

双语词典
dictionary

  
Special Coverage
  • Premier Wen Jiabao visits Hungary, Britain, Germany
  • From drought to floods
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • Chinese Navy soldiers hold an evening party marking the upcoming 62nd National Day aboard Chinese Navy hospital ship "Peace Ark" in the Pacific on Sept. 28, 2011. The Chinese National Day falls on Oct. 1. (Xinhua/Zha Chunming)
  • Photo taken on Sept. 30, 2011 shows the crowd at the plaza of Beijing Railway Station in Beijing, capital of China. The railway transportation witnessed a travel peak with the approach of the seven-day National Day holidays on Friday. (Xinhua)
  • A man wearing high-heel shoes takes part in the 3rd annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, an event when men literally walk in women's shoes to raise awareness about ending violence against women, at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto, Canada, Sept. 29, 2011. (Xinhua/Zou Zheng)
  • Photo taken on Sept. 29, 2011 shows a cargo ship in danger on the sea near Zhuhai City, south China's Guangdong Province. Cargo ship Fangzhou 6 of Qingzhou of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region lost control after water stormed into its cabin due to Typhoon Nesat on the sea near Zhuhai Thursday, leaving 12 crew members in danger. Rescuers rushed to the ship and saved them by using a helicopter. (Xinhua)
  • Actress Gong Li poses for L'Officiel Magazine. (Xinhua Photo)
  • Demonstrators from the Occupy Wall Street campaign hold placards as they march in the financial district of New York September 29, 2011. After hundreds of protesters were denied access to some areas outside the New York Stock Exchange on September 17, demonstrators set up a rag-tag camp three blocks away. Zuccotti Park is a campground festooned with placards and anti-Wall Street slogans. The group is adding complaints of excessive police force against protesters and police treatment of ethnic minorities and Muslims to its grievances list, which includes bank bailouts, foreclosures and high unemployment. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)
Hot Forum Discussion