Brasileirão round up: Easy victory for São Paulo
São Paulo cemented their Copa Libertadores placing after running out 2-0 winners over struggling Atlético GO.
Paulo Miranda and Osvaldo secured the three points for the Tricolor as they left the relegation candidates firmly rooted to the bottom of the league table.
A Bruno Mendes brace grabbed the victory for Botafogo as they beat Vasco 3-2 in a hard fought contest.
Carlos Alberto opened the scoring for Vasco before Elkeson equalised for the home side.
A second goal for Carlos Alberto restored the lead before Bruno Mendes grabbed two goals, including an injury time winner to take the spoils.
Sport Recife boosted their chances of escaping the relegation zone with a 3-1 win against Ponte Preta.
Rithiely and Tobi put Sport Recife 2-0 up before a Giancarlo goal just before halftime reduced the deficit.
Gilsinho made sure of the victory in the 80th minute and leaves Sport Recife five points from saftety.