A second-half brace from Liedson helped Brazilian Campeonato leaders Corinthians come from behind and beat Flamengo 2-1. The victory sees Tite's men maintain their two-point lead at the summit, while Flamengo, who have now not won for seven matches, slip down to fifth - seven points off the pace. Deivid gave the visitors the lead when Ronaldinho found him wide open at a corner in the 28th minute. However, Liedson drew Corinthians level on the hour mark and then connected with Willian's cross late on to win the match.
Sao Paulo and Vasco da Gama both remain two points behind the leaders after beating Atletico Mineiro and Coritiba respectively. Juninho Pernambucano and Romulo grabbed goals in either half as Vasco beat Coritiba 2-0 and Lucas and Dagoberto scored as Sao Paulo saw off Atletico 2-1 - Rever netting the reply.
Botafogo are a point further back in fourth after they eased past Ceara 4-0. German Herrera scored either side of half-time and Sebastian Abreu and Cidinho inflicted more misery on Ceara, who had Fabricio sent off on 43 minutes. The win was Botafogo's fourth straight league victory, while Fluminense racked up their third consecutive triumph by winning 2-1 at Cruzeiro. A Fred penalty and a goal from Marquinho put Flu in charge and the hosts could only score a consolation through Walter Montillo.
It was the same tale in Bahia as Gremio took a two-goal lead through Brandao and Damian Escudero and Rodrigo De Souza grabbed a penalty for the home team as they lost 2-1.
Internacional ended their four-game winless run with a 4-2 win over America Mineiro. Rodrigo Moleda, Leandro Damiano and Andres D'Alessandro all netted for Inter in a scintillating opening 15 minutes before Andre Dias replied for America. Oscar restored Inter's three-goal cushion and Kempes completed the scoring in an amazing first-half.
Santos came from a goal down to beat Avai 2-1 thanks to late strikes from Borges and Felipe Anderson. Atletico Goianiense drew 1-1 with Figueirense and Palmeiras against Atletico Paranaense ended 2-2. Henrique and Fernandao twice put Palmeiras ahead but Joffre Guerron and then Marcinho from the penalty spot drew Atletico level.