Santos 3 – Palmeiras 4 (Paulista, March 14, 2010) Santos led 2-0 after Para scored in the 10th minute and 18-year-old Neymar scored in the 30th. Robert scored twice in two minutes to level for Palmeiras. He headed in a free kick from Cleiton Xavier in the 41st minute, then drove in a left-foot shot from inside the area. Diego Souza’s header from Pierre’s free-kick in the 56th minute put Palmeiras ahead 3-2 before Santos rallied. Robinho gave a perfect pass to Paulo Henrique, who crossed for Madson to score from the left in the 80th. Robert fired in a right-foot shot from well outside the area for the winner in the 87th minute after a counter-attack by Palmeiras.
Sao Paulo 2 – Rio Branco 1 (Paulista, March 14, 2010)
Flamengo 1 – Vasco 0 (Carioca, March 14, 2010) Adriano converted a penalty in the 46th to give Flamengo a 1-0 win over crosstown rival Vasco.