Goals from Brazil: Ronaldo inspires Corinthians to victory; Gremio beat Internacional in the derby

Cruzeiro 1 – Corinthians 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, July 19, 2009) Ronaldo was involved in almost everything on his return to his former club. The former Inter Milan striker set up Jorge Henrique for the opener with a cracking pass then missed a penalty five minutes later. Ronaldo did get on the scoresheet in the second half after great work from Jucilei. Kleber pulled a goal back for the home side from the penalty spot.

Sao Paulo 2 – Santos 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, July 19, 2009) Sao Paulo snapped a three-match winless streak by beating Santos thanks to a pair of goals from striker Washington.

Sport Recife 1 – Avai FC 3 (Campeonato Brasileiro, July 19, 2009)

Bareuri 4 – Nautico 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, July 19, 2009)

Gremio 2 – Internacional 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, July 19, 2009) Nilmar put the away side in front in the Gre-Nal derby, Gremio hit back with goals from Souza and Maxi Lopez.

Flamengo 2 – Botafogo 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, July 19, 2009) Aleesandro put Botafogo ahead in the 34th minute but Flamengo equalised in the 40th minute as Adriano rose above the Botafogo defense to head the ball in the net. with 20 minutes remaining Renato headed Botafogo back into the lead, only for Emerson to draw Flamengo level seven minutes from time.