Palmeiras ease into Paulista semi finals with 2-0 victory
Palmeiras eased into the semi finals of the paulista state championship after defeating Bragatino 2-0 at the Estadio Municipal in Sao Paulo on Thirsaday evening.
The hosts, who have won 22 regional titles- but only one since 1996- scored in each half with goals courtesy of striker Alan Kardec and central midfielder Wesley.
The semi final, to be played on Sunday, will see Palm face Ituano, who beat Botafogo on penalties following a goalless draw. The winners of that gane will then play the victors of the other semi final between Santos and the conquerors of Sao Paulo, Penapolense.
Kareced now has nine goals in the tournament, the same as Sao Paulo's Luis Fabiano at the top of the scoring charts.