Flu beat Fla in the Rio derby; Corinthians stay top in Gremio draw; Santos, Cruzeiro, Sao Paulo, Gremio & Vitoria net home wins

Fluminense 2 – Flamengo 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 26, 2010) Fluminense won the big Rio derby thanks to goals from Rodriguinho and Conca. Flamengo goalkeeper Bruno reduced the arrears late on with an excellent free-kick.

Gremio 2 – Corinthians 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 26, 2010) Wanderley Junior gave the home side a 1-0 lead after 18 minutes before William’s leveller shortly after the half-hour mark. Diego restored Gremio’s lead a minute before the break, only for Denis’ 73rd-minute howler to gift the Sao Paulo outfit a point from the encounter.

Santos 3 – Guarani 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 26, 2010) Santos had been heading for just a point at 1-1 after Dermival Baiano cancelled out Neymar’s opener, until goals in the 85th and 88th minutes from substitute Marcel and Andre wrapped up an important win.

Cruzeiro 1 – Botafogo 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 26, 2010) Third-placed Cruzeiro beat Botafogo 1-0 thanks to Thiago Ribeiro’s 18th-minute strike.

Sao Paulo 1 – Palmeiras 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 26, 2010) Fernandao’s 55th minute effort proved the difference between the sides.

Gremio 3 – Avai 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 26, 2010)

Vitoria 4 – Atletico Mineiro 3 (Campeonato Brasileiro, May 26, 2010)