Corinthians come from behind to secure draw with Santos

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Corinthians came back from losing an early goal to draw 1-1 at home with Santos on Wednesday, a result that extended their streak of draws to three.

Madson bundled Santos 1-0 ahead from close range after just 11 minutes but Danilo Avelar equalised on the stroke of half time with what was just Corinthians second goal in four matches.

The result extended Santos’ unbeaten run to eight league games and left them in fifth place in the Serie A table with 21 points, six behind leaders Atletico Mineiro.

Corinthians are in 14th spot in the 20-team league, with 15 points from 14 games.

Reporting by Andrew Downie in London; Editing by Jacqueline Wong