Corinthians back on top in Brazil after edging Flu’ Love double leaads Flamengo; Sao Paulo win at Inter; Atletico Mineiro, Ceara & Avai win at home

Corinthians 1 – Fluminense 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 23, 2010) Corinthians made it three wins in a row with a free kick by defender Chicao in the 12th minute.

Flamengo 3 – Gremio Prudente 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 23, 2010) Striker Vagner Love converted two penalties as champions Flamengo ended a run of two draws with a 3-1 win over Gremio Prudente at the Maracana.

Internacional 0 – Sao Paulo 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 23, 2010) Sao Paulo profited from a mistake by Inter’s keeper Abbondanzieri to take the lead in the 38th minute, Hernanes scoring with a low, long-range shot. Fernandao doubled Sao Paulo’s lead after the break following a one-two between Hernanes and striker Dagoberto on the left.

Atletico Mineiro 3 – Atletico Paranaense 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 23, 2010) Atletico Mineiro are sixth following a 3-1 win over struggling Atletico Paranaense. Muriqui, Diego Tardelli and Ricardinho with the hosts’ goals which came in a 16-minute burst in the second half with Mineiro getting a late consolation.

Guarani 2 – Cruzeiro 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 23, 2010) Cruzeiro overcame a two-goal deficit to draw 2-2 at Guarani. The hosts went ahead through two first-half Roger goals before Gil and Guerron secured a point for the visitors.

Ceara 1 – Vitoria 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 23, 2010) Ceara are fifth following a 1-0 win over Vitoria after a last-minute goal by Washington Luiz.

Avai 2 – Vasco 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 23, 2010) Avai went ahead after 28 minutes through Roberto with Robinho sealing the win in the last minute and Avai now head four teams on seven points.