Goals from Brazil & Argentina: Palmeiras falls 3-2 at Vitoria; Sao Paulo closes gap; Estudiantes dispatches Independiente

Barueri 3 – Goias 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 13, 2009)


Santos 1 – Santo Andre 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 13, 2009) Germano scored a first-half goal to give ninth-place Santos a 1-0 win over Santo Andre.

Atletico Mineiro 2 – Atletico Paranaense 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 13, 2009) Colombia striker Wason Renteria and forward Diego Tardelli scored for Atletico Mineiro.

Vitoria 3 – Palmeiras 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 13, 2009) Midfielder Uelliton put Vitoria ahead after a 20th-minute blunder by Palmeiras’ keeper Marcos. Robert equalised for Palmeiras in the 41st, but Vitoria went ahead again in the 72nd with a goal by forward Neto Berola and added to the lead with a goal from former Porto striker Derlei in the 85th. Robert got on the board for Palmeiras again in the 88th after a cross by Orgitoza.

Internacional 2 – Cruzeiro 3 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 13, 2009) Internacional was leading 1-0 in the first half but allowed Cruzeiro to rally behind a pair of goals by former Hertha Berlin left back Gilberto.

Nautico 0 – Gremio 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 13, 2009)

Botafogo 0 – Fluminense 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 13, 2009)


Godoy Cruz 1 – Huracan 1 (Apertura, September 13, 2009) Ariel Rojas opened the scoring for Godoy Cruz in the 36th, but Leandro Diaz earned Huracan’s first point of the season with an 85th minute strike.

Estudiantes 2 – Independiente 1 (Apertura, September 13, 2009) Boselli opened the scoring for Estudiantes in the 3rd minute after turning smartly on a cutback from the right and firing left-footed strike into the roof of the net. Dario Grandin equalised for Independiente with a back post header from a corner in the 10th. Estudiantes grabbed an 88th minute winner when Jeronimo Morales cut in from the left and forced Adrian Gabbarini to parry. The ball fell to Diaz who tucked away the rebound.

River Plate 0 – Colon 0 (Apertura, September 13, 2009) Facundo Bertoglio and German Rivarola had chances for Colon in the first half, while River defender Gustavo Cabral had the ball in the back of the net but the effort was ruled offside.