Palmeiras regained the leadership of the Brazilian Championship this Sunday after winning 0-2 in their visit to Gustavo Morínigo’s Coritiba and displaced Corinthians, who managed to caress the throne the day before by beating Juventude 0-2.
Dudu and Rony scored the goals that gave Verdao the victory and returned it to first position, with 22 integers, one more than Corinthians, which breathes down its neck in second place, while Sao Paulo rose to third place after beat América Mineiro 1-0 and reach 18 points.
Those commanded by the Portuguese coach Abel Ferreira dominated on the field from the beginning of the dispute for the eleventh day of the League, against a Coritiba, of the Paraguayan coach Gustavo Morínigo, who this time did not manage to go out undefeated at home despite the support of the fans, who this Sunday filled the Couto Pereira stadium in the capital of Paraná.
The fury of the local fans after the second goal forced the authorities to spray pepper spray to calm things down, but the substance reached the pitch and the game had to stop for several minutes as several players were affected.
Sao Paulo was also a star this Sunday, winning 1-0 at home against América Mineiro, thanks to a header from Patrick in the 33rd minute that Jailson was unable to stop.
The victory of the Paulistas left América with 14 points and in ninth place.
On the eleventh day of the Brazilian League, Internacional also stood out, reaching 18 points and rising to fifth position after beating Flamengo 3-1 on Saturday, who were unable to get out of the bad run that was following them.
The Rio de Janeiro club, which could not even have the first training session with Dorival Júnior, its newly arrived coach, is in fifteenth position, with only 15 points, very close to the relegation zone.