Palmeiras take over

September 28, 2008 at 21:03 Leave a comment

Grêmio get thumped

Grêmio get thumped

Despite only drawing 0-0 away at strugglers Náutico, Palmeiras went top of the Campeonato Brasileiro for the first time this season after Grêmio were thumped 4-1 by archenemies Internacional.

Both Palmeiras and Grêmio are on 50 points but Vanderlei Luxemburgo’s team have 15 wins to Grêmio’s 14. The Porto Alegre side had been leaders for 13 rounds.

In a high-tempo game in the estádio Beira-Rio, Internacional went ahead on the 4th minute thanks to D’Alessandro. Grêmio responded through Tcheco but then Inter took over with Alex, Índio and Nilmar all on target in the first-half. Edinho and Tcheco were sent off. This was Inter’s 4th straight win and they are now just 4 points off the Libertadores places. Grêmio have not won in the same period.

See the highlights here

São Paulo came away with all the points with a 2-0 win over Cruzeiro. With the game seemingly heading for a draw, the excellent centreback André Dias struck with a header and then substitute Jancarlos sent in an unstoppable free-kick.

Flamengo had to come from behind in a rain-soaked Maracanã against Sport. Roger had given the Recife team the lead but late strikes from Juan and Vandinho kept the points in Rio.

Botafogo were held 1-1 by Fluminense. The result was bad for Flu as it left them bottom.

Goiás made it 5 wins in a row win an easy 3-0 win against Vitória in the estádio Serra Dourada. Hélio dos Anjos’ men are now 7th.

Kléber Pereira scored his 19th of the season in 1-1 draw with Portuguesa in the Vila Belmiro but Santos are far from safe.

Ipatinga kept their hopes of survival alive after beating Vasco 3-1 in the Ipatingão.

See the rest of the results and the table from round 27 of the Campeonato Brasileiro here

See the goals here



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