2020 Brasileiro Serie A

Santos dominate but can't score in 0-0 draw at Botafogo

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Santos could not turn their dominance into goals as they shared the points with Botafogo in a 0-0 draw in Rio de Janeiro.

The visitors had the lion’s share of the possession and 14 shots on goal to Botafogo’s three, but profligacy and a fine performance from Gatito in the Botafogo goal helped the home side to a point that extended their winless streak to seven games.

Santos remain in seventh place in the Serie A table with 15 points, six points behind leaders Atletico Mineiro, while Botafogo are third from bottom with 10 points. (Reporting by Andrew Downie; Editing by Kim Coghill)

Brazilian Serie A Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Palmeiras 14 +13 32
2 Atlético-MG 13 +9 28
3 Fortaleza 13 +12 27
4 Red Bull Bragantino 14 +9 27
5 Athletico-PR 12 +8 23
6 Flamengo 11 +12 21
7 Ceará 13 +2 19
8 Atlético-GO 13 -3 18
9 Bahia 13 -4 17
10 Corinthians 13 0 17
11 Fluminense 13 -2 17
12 Santos 13 -1 16
13 Juventude 13 -5 16
14 Internacional 14 -6 15
15 Cuiabá 13 -3 13
16 São Paulo 14 -8 12
17 Sport 13 -4 11
18 América-MG 13 -8 10
19 Grêmio 12 -8 7
20 Chapecoense 13 -13 4