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2020-21 Brasileiro Serie A
  • Bruno Conceicão (43')

Inter beat Goias 1-0, move closer to Serie A summit

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Title challengers Internacional beat Goias 1-0 at home on Sunday to move to within three points of Brazilian league leaders Sao Paulo.

Bruno Praxedes got the only goal of the game when he headed home a 43rd minute corner.

The three points marked Inter’s fifth consecutive win and lifts the Porto Alegre club to 53 points, three behind Sao Paulo, who lost 1-0 at home to Santos.

Goias are third from bottom, in deep relegation trouble. (Reporting by Andrew Downie; Editing by Lincoln Fest.)

Brazilian Serie A Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Flamengo 38 +20 71
2 Internacional 38 +26 70
3 Atlético-MG 38 +19 68
4 São Paulo 38 +18 66
5 Fluminense 38 +13 64
6 Grêmio 38 +13 59
7 Palmeiras 38 +14 58
8 Santos 38 +1 54
9 Athletico-PR 38 +2 53
10 Red Bull Bragantino 38 +10 53
11 Ceará 38 +3 52
12 Corinthians 38 0 51
13 Atlético-GO 38 -5 50
14 Bahia 38 -11 44
15 Sport 38 -19 42
16 Fortaleza 38 -10 41
17 Vasco da Gama 38 -19 41
18 Goiás 38 -22 37
19 Coritiba 38 -23 31
20 Botafogo 38 -30 27