Brasileirão wrap: Cruzeiro beat Corinthians to go top
Cruzeiro are leading the league after beating Corinthians 1-0 thanks to a late Dagoberto penalty.
Grêmio also maintained their unbeaten form by defeating Vitoria 1-0 courtesy of a Elano strike which gives them the opportunity to go top with a game in hand.
A Fernandão brace stunned Botafogo and gave Bahia a 2-1 win after a comeback from going one goal down early in the first half.
Vasco da Gama bounced back from two defeats in a row to win 2-0 against Atlético Mineiro thanks to goals from Alisson and Abuda.
Flamengo continued their woeful start to the season with a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Nautico after a late Rogério winner.
Atlético Paranaense came out on top in a thrilling seven-goal game as they won 4-3 over Ponte Preta thanks to a injury time winner from Marcao.
On Wednesday, São Paulo lost 1-0 to Goias, Criciuma defeated Santos 3-1 and Internacional battled to a 1-1 draw with Portuguesa.