Neymar (2) steers Santos past Palmeiras; Flamengo draw 2-2 with Botafogo

Santos 3 – Palmeiras 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, December 1, 2012) Maikon Leite blasted Palmeiras ahead with a brilliant strike on the counter attack, but Victor Andrade levelled for Santos in the 13th. Neymar fired Santos 2-1 up with a penalty, and Neymar gave the hosts a 2-goal cushion at the break with an excellent second goal in the 41st.

Showboat! Neymar’s trick pass at the end of Santos win over Palmeiras.

Flamengo 2 – Botafogo 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, December 1, 2012) Sassa put Botafogo 1-up, but Nixon’s super scissor-kick brought Flamengo level.