State Championship Round-UpEx-Brazil coach Mano Menezes is the current Corinthians boss
There was no shortage of shocks in this weekend’s round of state championship games in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.
In the Campeonato Carioca, Botafogo were beaten 2-1 at Cabofriense whilst Flamengo had to come from 2-0 down to draw with Duque de Caixas. Fluminense won 3-1 at Nova Iguaçu whilst Vasco da Gama ran out 6-0 winners against Friburgense, with Edmilson grabbing a brace.
Cabofriense are now joint leaders a long with Flamengo. Both have achieved 7 points from 3 games.
In the Paulistão, São Paulo, Palmeiras and Santos all won but Corinthians were beaten 1-0 at home by São Bernardo FC thanks to a third minute goal from Erick Flores.
São Bernardo now top their group with maximum points ahead of Santos, Ponte Preta and Portuguesa.