Ceara beat Avai to go top in Brazil; Vagner Love leads Flamengo past Palmeiras; Atletico PR beat 9-man Botafogo; Goals from Ecuador & Peru

Gremio Prudente 1 – Atletico GO 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, June 2, 2010) A beautifully flighted free kick from Jose won the match for the home side.

Atletico PR 3 – Botafogo 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, June 2, 2010) Herrera and Para had given Botafogo a two-goal lead by the 25th minute. Paulo Baier pulled the home side back into the game with goals before the break, the second a delicate free kick. In the second half three players were sent off, two from Botafogo, and Alex Mineiro scored the winner with a deflected effort that creeped in off the post.

Fluminense 2 – Vitoria 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, June 2, 2010) Fred opened the scoring for Flu, with six minutes to go Vitoria equalised through a header from Jonas. Three minutes later Alan secured the home side’s third successive win.

Ceara 2 – Avai 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, June 2, 2010) Misel and Lopes scored late goals for Ceara.

Palmeiras 0 – Flamengo 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, June 2, 2010) Vagner Love bagged the winner for the Rio side with three minutes to go.

Goias 2 – Sao Paulo 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, June 2, 2010) Paraibo had put SP in front with a cracking long-range free-kick but Goias hit back with goals from Bernardo (a penalty) and Jonilson.

Cruzeiro 0 Santos 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, June 2, 2010)


Atletico Junior 3 – Equidad 1 (Apertura Play-off, June 2, 2010) The second goal from Cortes was an excellent run and strike as Atletico Junior secured the title.


Macara 0 – Olmedo 2 (Ecuador Apertura, June 2, 2010)

Independiente Jose Teran 3 – El Nacional 1 (Ecuador Apertura, June 2, 2010)

Universidad Catolica 0 – Emelec 1 (Ecuador Apertura, June 2, 2010)

LDUde Quito 3 – Manta 0 (Ecuador Apertura, June 2, 2010)


Sport Huancayo 1 – Universitario 0 (Peru Primera Division, June 2, 2010)