River Plate 1 – Lanus 1 (Clausura, May 10, 2009) Colombia striker Radamel Falcao Garcia put River ahead after six minutes, but former River striker Jose Sand equalised two minutes after the interval to leave River seven points behind Velez with six games remaining.
Rosario Central 1 – Newells Old Boys 1 (Clausura, May 10, 2009) Newell’s started well and Mauro Formica opened the scoring in the 21st minute with a long range strike, but with 10 minutes remaining Emilio Zelaya earned Rosario a point.
Fluminense 1 – Sao Paulo 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 10, 2009) Midfielder Mauricio scored the winner from outside the box in the second minute, while former Lyon striker Fred hit the crossbar before halftime in front of a disappointing crowd of less than 15,000 at the huge Maracana stadium.
Corinthians 0 – Internacional 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 10, 2009) Internacional’s winner was a memorable effort from striker Nilmar, who beat five opponents after latching onto Andres D’Alessandro’s pass. Ronaldo, who has scored eight goals since joining Corinthians after recovering from last year’s knee injury, was rested for a cup game midweek.
Cruzeiro 2 – Flamengo 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 10, 2009) In the 14th minute Cruzeiro defender Jancarlos saved a goal-bound header on the line and was sent off but Juan missed the resulting penalty for Flamengo. Cruzeiro piled on the embarrassment for Brazil’s most popular club when Kleber put them ahead from a penalty on the half hour and Ramires added another with one minute left.
Atletico Paranaense 0 – Vitoria 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 10, 2009)