Goals from Brazil: Atletico Mineiro move top after crushing Cruzeiro

Cruzeiro 0 – Atletico Mineiro 3 (Campeonato Brasileiro, July 12, 2009) The sending off of Ze Carlos after just seven seconds made the away side’s job even easier against a second-string side due to the upcoming second leg of the Copa Libertadores final. Junior, Alessandro and Luis got the goals.

Sao Paulo 2 – Flamengo 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, July 12, 2009) Gonzalo Fierro put Flamengo in front, Borges equalised a minute later. Adriano regained the lead for the away side from the penalty spot only for Jorge Wagner to find another equaliser, also from the spot.

Gremio 3 – Corinthians 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, July 12, 2009) Gremio moved into sixth place after thrashing Ronaldo’s Corinthians in Porto Alegre. Gremio’s goals were scored by Alex Mineiro, Jonas and Rafael Marques.

Vitoria 6 – Santos 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, July 12, 2009)

Atletico Paranaense 3 – Internacional 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, July 12, 2009) Marcinho scored twice and Wesley  picked up the third for Atletico Paranaense, who moved out of relegation zone with the win. Internacional’s goals came from Nilmar (7) and Argentine midfielder Andres D’Alessandro (88).

Fluminense 0 – Santo Andre 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, July 12, 2009)

Sport Recife 1 – Goias 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, July 12, 2009)