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Corinthians wins and reaches Palmeiras at the top

The most popular team in Sao Paulo added its seventh victory in thirteen games and reached 25 points, the same as Palmeiras, which continues as leader of the League for its best goal balance.

But Verdao, champion of the last two editions of the Copa Libertadores, still has a chance of getting rid of Corinthians and isolating itself at the top because it will face Sao Paulo on Monday in a derby that will end the thirteenth day.

Corinthians, who were only interested in a victory so as not to be overtaken by Internacional and continue breathing down Palmeiras’s neck, won with a goal from Fabio Santos, from a penalty, in the first half of a game that almost got out of hand. the hands because Goiás fought until the end for the tie.

With the support of their fans at the Arena Corinthians stadium and watched from the stands by the Brazilian coach, Tite, the São Paulo team went on the attack and created three goalscoring opportunities in just five minutes, but Goiás showed great firmness in defense and he preferred to bet on the counterattacks.

Corinthians opened the scoring in the 33rd minute and after a shot by Róger Guedes collided with Caio’s arm inside the area and forced the referee to award a penalty. Fabio Santos charged safely and put the locals ahead.

The Paulistas slowed down in the second half and allowed Goiás to dream of equalizing, but the score remained unchanged.

In the classic of the day and which focused the most attention in Brazil this Sunday, Atlético Mineiro, who last year won the Brazilian Championship and the Copa do Brasil, beat Flamengo, champion of the League in 2019, 2-0. 2020 and one of the great favorites for the title.

The entrance Corinthians wins and reaches Palmeiras at the top was first published in diary TODAY.

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