Keno scores late as Atletico beat Internacional 1-0

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SAO PAULO, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Keno scored late within the second half for Atletico Mineiro to provide the Belo Horizonte aspect a 1-0 win over Internacional and assist them prolong their lead on the prime of Brazil’s Serie A to 11 factors.

Just 4 days after they had been knocked out the Copa Libertadores on the semi-final stage, Atletico bounced again with substitute Keno’s 78th minute aim the distinction between the perimeters.

Internacional had the higher of the early exchanges, forcing keeper Everson into three wonderful saves, and they’re going to contemplate themselves unfortunate to lose their first match in 9.

The win takes Atletico on to 49 factors, 11 forward of second-placed Palmeiras, who’re at house to Juventude on Sunday.

Inter are in seventh, with 32 factors.

Reporting by Andrew Downie; Editing by Michael Perry

Soccer Football - Brasileiro Championship - Atletico Mineiro v Internacional - Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte, Brazil - October 2, 2021 Internacional's Patrick in action REUTERS/Cristiane Mattos

Soccer Football - Brasileiro Championship - Atletico Mineiro v Internacional - Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte, Brazil - October 2, 2021 Atletico Mineiro's Keno celebrates scoring their first goal REUTERS/Cristiane Mattos

Soccer Football - Brasileiro Championship - Atletico Mineiro v Internacional - Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte, Brazil - October 2, 2021 Atletico Mineiro fans in the stands REUTERS/Cristiane Mattos