Mon, 27 Jun 2022

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Brazil international forward Hulk was on target as reigning champions Atletico Mineiro eased to a 2-0 home win over Atletico Goianiense in Brazil's Serie A championship on Sunday.

Marlon Freitas gifted the hosts the lead in the 14th minute when he turned the ball into his own net, and Hulk doubled the advantage with a 72nd-minute strike.

The result lifted Atletico to second in the 20-team standings with 12 points from seven matches, a point behind leaders Corinthians, who drew 2-2 at Internacional earlier on Saturday.

Atletico Goianiense are 19th with just three points so far while Internacional are eighth, four points behind Corinthians.

In Rio de Janeiro, Argentine striker German Cano scored a brace as Fluminense won 2-1 at home to Athletico Paranaense

In other Brazilian top-flight fixtures on Saturday, Flamengo drew 2-2 at Ceara and Palmeiras clinched a 2-0 home victory over Bragantino.

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