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Football: Sport miss chance to leave relegation zone with 0-0 draw

Football: Sport miss chance to leave relegation zone with 0-0 draw

Athletico Paranaense's Christian in action with Sport Recife's Andre. (Photo: Reuters/Rodolfo Buhrer)

CURITIBA, Brazil: Sport missed a chance to escape Brazil's Serie A relegation zone on Sunday (Sep 5) when they drew 0-0 away at mid-table Athletico Paranaense.

The visitors secured an important point despite playing the last 23 minutes with 10 men after Hernanes was sent off.

Mikael hit the post for Sport in stoppage time but the game ended goal-less to leave Sport in 18th place in the 20-team Serie A, with 17 points after 19 games.

Athletico are eighth with 24 points from 18 games.

 

Source: Reuters/gr

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