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2020 Brasileiro Serie A
  • Bruno Henrique (45')
  • Zé Roberto (59')

Champions Flamengo held 1-1 at home by lowly Atletico-GO

RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Brazilian champions Flamengo missed a chance to move into joint top spot in the Serie A table on Saturday when they were held 1-1 at home by Atletico Goianiense.

Bruno Henrique gave Flamengo the lead right on half time after running on to a sumptuous pass from Thiago Maia but Ze Roberto took advantage of poor defending to equalise for the visitors on the hour mark.

Atletico beat Flamengo 3-0 in the opening match of the season but they are currently just three points above the relegation zone and without a win in their last six games.

With title rivals Atletico Mineiro and Sao Paulo both winning, Flamengo drop into fourth place with 36 points, two behind leaders Atletico, who have played a game less.

Atletico Goianense are in 14th spot in the 20-team table with 24 points.

(Reporting by Andrew Downie; Editing by Kim Coghill)

Brazilian Serie A Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Palmeiras 14 +13 32
2 Atlético-MG 14 +11 31
3 Fortaleza 14 +10 27
4 Red Bull Bragantino 14 +9 27
5 Flamengo 12 +14 24
6 Athletico-PR 13 +6 23
7 Ceará 14 +4 22
8 Santos 14 0 19
9 Atlético-GO 14 -3 19
10 Bahia 14 -5 17
11 Corinthians 14 -2 17
12 Fluminense 13 -2 17
13 Juventude 13 -5 16
14 Internacional 14 -6 15
15 Sport 14 -3 14
16 Cuiabá 13 -3 13
17 São Paulo 14 -8 12
18 América-MG 14 -8 11
19 Grêmio 12 -8 7
20 Chapecoense 14 -14 4