Neymar bags a hat-trick (& an assist) as Santos win 4-0 at Cruzeiro; Gremio & Flamengo score 1-0 wins
Cruzeiro 0 – Santos 4 (Campeonato Brasileiro, November 3, 2012) Neymar poked Santos ahead with his 150th goal for club and country. Neymar claimed the second after some poor defending from the home side. Just after the break it was 3-0 as Neymar raced down the left and crossed for Felipe Anderson. Neymar completed his hat-trick for 4-0 with another calm finish.
Gremio 1 – Ponte Preta 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, November 3, 2012) Andre Lima was the hero for the hosts, netting a 91st-winner as the 10 men of Gremio extended their unbeaten league run to 11 games.
Flamengo 1 – Figueirense 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, November 3, 2012) Substitute Hernane netted the match-winning goal on 72 minutes, having only been on the pitch for just over 10 minutes.