Rio de Janeiro, July 23 – Ronald Falkoski struck a first-half winner as Gremio climbed to second in Brazil’s Serie A standings with a 1-0 house victory over Atletico Mineiro.
The 20-year-old midfielder headed house within the eleventh minute after Franco Cristaldo’s supply from a nook.
Atletico managed nearly two thirds of the entire possession and had 17 photographs on aim however have been unable to discover a well past goalkeeper Gabriel Grando on Saturday night time.
The end result at Area do Gremio in Porto Alegre leaves Gremio with 29 factors from 15 video games, 10 factors behind leaders Botafogo. Atletico Mineiro are thirteenth, eight factors additional again, Xinhua reported.
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In Rio de Janeiro, Victor Hugo scored a late equalizer as Flamengo salvaged a 1-1 house draw with America Mineiro.
Each groups struggled to discover a innovative in assault however Felipe Azevedo appeared to place the guests on target for a shock victory with a low end six minutes from time.
The aim jolted the hosts into motion and Hugo, a second-half substitute for Everton Ribeiro, headed house within the fifth minute of stoppage time following Giorgian de Arrascaeta’s cross.
Flamengo at the moment are third within the 20-team standings with 28 factors, 18 factors forward of Nineteenth-placed America.
In different Brazilian Serie A fixtures on Saturday, Palmeiras gained 3-1 at house to Fortaleza, Cuiaba clinched a 2-1 house victory over Sao Paulo and Bahia have been held to a goalless house draw by Corinthians.