The Palmeiras of Portuguese coach Abel Ferreira defeated this Wednesday in Sao Paulo 2-0 at Guild from Porto Alegre, which still does not know the victory in the 10 rounds of the Brazilian Soccer League, and thus assumed the leadership of the tournament.
With goals from Raphael Veiga and Gabriel Menino, the ‘Verdao’ of Sao Paulo prevailed in its modern Allianz Parque stadium and with the result reached 22 points, the same for Bragantino, but with one more victory in the classification table.
The defeat further aggravates the situation of the Gremio, which with two points occupies the last position and later announced the arrival of former Brazilian coach Luiz Felipe Scolari as a new coach to replace Tiago Nunes, fired for his poor results.
Bragantino, which remains undefeated, thus lost the lead after drawing 1-1 at Bragança Paulista against Cuiabá, in the relegation zone with 5 points. Praxedes scored for the homeowners and Jenison for the visitors.
The Athletico Paranaense, who on Tuesday fell 2-1 in his visit to São Paulo Santos, lost the opportunity to also assume the leadership and was left with 19 points. In fourth position, also with 19 points, an Atlético Mineiro marches that won in Belo Horizonte 2-1, with two goals from Venezuelan Jéfferson Savarino, against champion Flamengo from Rio de Janeiro, in the middle of the table with 12.
In another of the results this Wednesday, Fortaleza, which is having a great campaign this season, beat América de Belo Horizonte 4-0 and with 18 points occupies the fifth position, followed by Bahia (17), which surpassed in Salvador 1-0 against Juventude de Caxías (12). Atlético Goianiense (14 points) equaled in Goiania, 1-1, against Sport Recife (7).
The day is completed with the games Fluminense (14 points) -Ceará (14), in Rio de Janeiro, and Internacional de Porto Alegre (10) -Sao Paulo (8), who played at second hour this Wednesday, and Chapecoense (4 ) -Corinthians (11), on Thursday.