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Venezuela beats Guinea 2-1 in friendly

Venezuela beats Guinea 2-1 in friendly

Striker Giancarlo Maldonado converted two first-half penalties to lead Venezuela to a 2-1 win over Guinea in an international friendly Tuesday.
Maldonado, who also plays for Mexican side Atlante, opened the scoring in the 26th minute with a penalty after being knocked. He extended the lead in the 39th minute after a foul against midfielder Johandry Orozco.
Guinea's Camara Abou scored from a penalty in the 79th minute after receiving a push from Venezuelan defender Jose Manuel Rey.
Both sides had few clear scoring opportunities throughout the match, which was played in Caracas' Olympic Stadium.


Updated : 2021-06-25 02:21 GMT+08:00