17.6 C
London
HomeSportsSoccer-Atletico Mineiro Win Again To Stay Top In Brazil

Soccer-Atletico Mineiro Win Again To Stay Top In Brazil

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil: Diego Costa and Hulk scored shortly before half time and Eduardo Vargas added a late penalty to give Atletico Mineiro a 3-0 win over Sport on Saturday and extend their lead at the top of Brazil’s Serie A to seven points.

Costa, the former Chelsea and Atletico Madrid striker, headed home the first in 35 minutes and then 10 minutes later Hulk found space in the box to score with a left-foot shot.

Vargas scored from the spot in stoppage time to round out the win, Atletico’s eighth in 10 games.

The league leaders now sit seven points ahead of Palmeiras, who beat bottom club Chapecoense 2-0 earlier on Saturday.

Sport lie second bottom.

Read all the Latest News, Breaking News and Coronavirus News here

Stay Connected
16,985FansLike
2,458FollowersFollow
spot_img
Must Read
You might also like

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here