Brasileirão wrap: Cruzeiro extend lead at top
Cruzeiro stretched their lead at the top of the table to two points after a 2-0 win over Ponte Preta, courtesy of goals from Dedé and Borges.
Title rivals Botafogo slipped up after crashing to a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Atlético Paranaense thanks to an Ederson brace.
Grêmio climbed up the ranks to third after a Pará strike earned them a 1-0 win over struggling Flamengo.
Internacional rescued a point in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Goiás as Leandro Damião and Juan strikes pulled them level in the final ten minutes after going 3-1 down.
André cancelled out a Paolo Guerrero strike as Vasco da Gama held Corinthians to a 1-1 draw in Brasilia.
Coritiba continued their poor recent form with a 2-1 defeat to Criciúma thanks to Sueliton and Fabio.
Helder and Fernandão gave Bahia a comfortable 2-0 win over Náutico while Santos recorded a 2-0 victory over Vitória.
Atlético Mineiro also took a 2-1 win over Portuguesa as São Paulo piled even more misery on a struggling Fluminense side as they won 2-1.