Brasileirão round-up: São Paulo thrash Botafogo, Sport hold Flamengo to a draw
Brasileirão: Round 20
São Paulo 4-0 Botafogo
São Paulo cruised to a comfortable 4-0 home victory against Botafogo.
The in-form Luis Fabiano opened the scoring after just five minutes of play at the Morumbi, before Osvaldo doubled the Tricolor Paulista's lead in the 58th minute.
Lucas Moura, who will join Paris Saint-Germain in January, made it 3-0 to São Paulo on the hour mark, and Cicero added his name to the score sheet just before the final whistle.
The result means São Paulo remain in fifth place, ten points behind leaders Atlético Mineiro, while Botafogo drop down one position to eighth.
Flamengo 1-1 Sport Recife
Eighteenth-placed Sport Recife held tenth-place Flamengo to a 1-1 draw in Rio de Janeiro.
It was the home side who took the lead in the 13th minute courtesy of former Santos midfielder Ibson’s strike, before Felipe Azevedo netted the equaliser six minutes later.
Santos 1-3 Bahia
Coritiba 1-0 Internacional
Atlético Mineiro 2-2 Ponte Preta
Portuguesa 3-0 Palmeiras
Náutico 3-2 Figueirense
Fluminense 1-1 Corinthians
Grêmio 2-0 Vasco
Atlético Goianiense 0-2 Cruzeiro