Brazil Campeonato Review

Atletico create space at the top

August 20, 2012


Atletico Mineiro came from behind to beat Botafogo 3-2 and go three points clear at the top of Brazil's Campeonato.

Luiz Andrezinho's 36th-minute goal gave the visitors the lead but Damian Escudero levelled two minutes before half-time and Jo put the leaders ahead nine minutes after the restart.

Although Andrezinho levelled with an 81st-minute penalty, substitute Neto Berola grabbed the winner a minute from time.

Third-placed Vasco da Gama slipped up, ...

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