Away wins for Internacional, Botafogo & Corinthians; Neymar scores and misses a penalty in Santos draw

Goias 2 – Internacional 3 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 16, 2010) Internacional erased a two-goal deficit to beat Goias 3-2. Internacional rallied with a pair of goals by striker Walter to start the second half and an 83rd-minute winner by midfielder Giuliano.

Sao Paulo 1 – Botafogo 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 16, 2010) Midfielder Leo Lima put Sao Paulo ahead in the eighth, but Botafogo rebounded with goals by defender Antonio Carlos in the 27th and by midfielder Renato Caja in the 88th.

Gremio 1 – Corinthians 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 16, 2010) Corinthians went ahead after five minutes with a header by Ralf from a Dentinho corner. Striker Souza scored the second 20 minutes into the second half when he netted after a poor clearance by central defender Bruno Collaco. Maylson pulled one back 10 minutes later but Corinthians defended their advantage to open a two-point lead in the standings.

Santos 1 – Ceara 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 16, 2010) Washington’s early header for Ceara was cancelled out but a “double” paradinha penalty from Neymar. Neymar had the chance to wrap up the points with a second penalty five minutes from time but the teenager dragged his spot-kick horribly wide.

Cruzeiro 2 – Avai 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 16, 2010)

Atletico Paranaense 2 – Guarani 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 16, 2010)