Brasileirão round-up: Inter, Botafogo claim victories
Brasileirão: Round 8
Internacional 2-1 Cruzeiro
Internacional jumped up to fourth in the Brasileirão after beating Cruzeiro 2-1 at the Beira-Rio.
Oscar and Leandro Damião, who were both named in Brazil's 18-man squad for the Olympic Games in London last Thursday, scored Inter's goals in the first half before Leo netted a consolation for Cruzeiro in the 65th minute.
Botafogo 3-0 Bahia
Botafogo moved up to sixth after cruising to a 3-0 home win against Bahia.
Cidinho found the target twice for the Rio de Janeiro giants in the first-half before Elkeson put the game to bed just three minutes after the interval.
Atlético Goianiense 0-1 Nàutico
Náutico beat Atlético Goianiense 1-0 in Goiania courtesy of Araujo’s 23rd minute strike.
The result means Nàutico have climbed up to tenth in the league, whilst Atlético remain at the bottom of the table without a win after eight rounds.
Brasileirão round 8 fixtures to be played on Sunday:
Fluminense x Flamengo
Santos x Grêmio
São Paulo x Coritiba
Figueirense x Vasco
Atlético Mineiro x Portuguesa
Ponte Preta x Palmeiras
Sport Recife x Corinthians