Atlético Mineiro could also beat Palmeiras if they win this Sunday
Santos did not go beyond 2-2 at the home of Athletico Paranaense
Corinthians beat Atlético Goianense this Saturday by 0-1 and displaced for the moment from the first position of the Brazilian Championship to palm treeswho on this ninth day will have a difficult commitment against Atletico Mineiro.
With the victory, Corinthians will spend at least the night at the top of the standings, with 18 points, three more than Palmeiraswho dominated the tournament so far with a better goal difference.
But Atlético Mineiro also has the opportunity to beat Palmeiras if it prevails this Sunday, since it is located in third position with the same 15 points, which adds morbidity to the match between two of the best teams in the league.
This Saturday Sao Paulo and Santos played in favor of Palmeiraswhich as well as Corinthians could climb the table but were parked respectively at 14 and 12 points after two draws.
Sao Pablo tied 1-1 in their visit to the irregular Avaí, while the Santos did not go beyond a 2-2 at Athletico Paranaense.
The ninth date of the Brazilian Championship will continue this Sundayor, when the following matches will be played: Juventude-Fluminense, Flamengo-Fortaleza, Palmeiras-Atlético Mineiro and Bragantino-Internacional.
The day will conclude on Monday, when Botafogo will receive Goiás.