Palmeiras defeated Santos 1-0 this Sunday (18th) for the 27th round of Serie A of the Brazilian Championship. Alvi Verde remains isolated in the lead of the competition, with 57 points, nine ahead of the second place.
The match was held at Allianz Parque, in São Paulo, and ended up being decided in a set piece. In the 31st minute of the second half, Gabriel Menino took a corner and, after a deflection in the area, the Uruguayan forward Miguel Merentiel fixed the ball with his chest and made a turn to score the goal that defined the game.
In addition to the classic, América-MG played against Corinthians, at Arena Independência. The game ended 1-0 for América, with a goal scored by Juninho, in the 31st minute of the first half. With the result, the miners occupy the 8th place in the table, with 39 points. Corinthians is in 6th place, with 44 points.
At the Alfredo Jaconi stadium, Juventude faced Fortaleza. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. In the first half, an own goal, scored by Paulo Miranda, made Fortaleza open the scoring. In the second half, at 32 minutes, Vitor Gabriel left the score even, with a header.
The team from Rio Grande do Sul remains in the lantern, occupying the 20th position, with 19 points, while Fortaleza, with 31 points, is in 14th place.
Check out the rest of this round’s matches:
Flamengo vs Fluminense
Fluminense opened the scoring at Maracanã at the end of the first half, with a goal from Ganso. In the second stage, Nathan scored the second goal for Fernando Diniz’s team. A few minutes from the end of the game, Flamengo reacted and scored the net with a kick from Gabigol.
Goiás vs Red Bull Bragantino
This Sunday morning, Goiás faced Red Bull Bragantino, at the Nabi Abi Chedid stadium. The match ended 1-1, with a goal by Pedro Raul for Goiás, while Alerrando scored for Bragantino. With the result, the team from the interior of São Paulo occupies the 12th position of the table, with 34 points, while Goiás is in 8th, with 37.
Sao Paulo vs Ceara
São Paulo played against Ceará , at Arena Castelão. The São Paulo team won the confrontation by 2 to 0 and has 34 points, occupying the 13th place in the table. Ceará has 31 points, in 15th position.
São Paulo’s first goal came in the 23rd minute of the first half, scored by Calleri. In the 48th minute of the second half, a submission by Nahuel Bustos guaranteed the second goal of the victory for the São Paulo team.