Neymar inspires Santos win at Figueirense; Vasco shock draw with Coritiba; Corinthians edge Internacional
Figueirense 1 – Santos 3 (Campeonato Brasileiro, August 16, 2012) Both teams had a player sent off in the first half, with Santos losing Junior Juan in the 11th minute and Tulio seeing red for the hosts five minutes before half-time. Rodrigo Fernandes gave Figueirense, the bottom club, the lead in the 49th minute – but Santos responded in style. Neymar equalised within four minutes and goals inside the last 13 minutes from Bruno Peres and Henrique Ganso won it for the visitors.
Vasco 2 – Coritiba 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, August 16, 2012) Junior Urso gave the visitors the lead but Felipe equalised four minutes into the second half and Wendel appeared to have won it for Vasco a minute from time – only for Everton Ribeiro to level in the final minute.
Corinthians 1 – Internacional 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, August 16, 2012) Fifth-placed Internacional slipped up at Corinthians, going down to a 69th minute goal from Paulo Andre.