Copa do Brasil News and Features
Santos Robinho starred before being sent off as Santos had a Copa do Brasil first leg win on Wednesday, while two Serie B teams were edged.
Grêmio Gremio have been unsuccessful in their appeal against elimination from the Copa do Brasil over the racist behaviour of their fans.
Botafogo Botafogo are through to the quarter finals of the Copa do Brasil after a thrilling 4-3 win in their away leg against Ceara on Wednesday.
Grêmio Gremio were banned from this year's Copa do Brasil after their fans' racial slurs against Santos on Thursday.
Cruzeiro Cruzeiro are poised to progress to the quarter-finals of the Copa do Brasil after routing Santa Rita 5-0 on Wednesday.
Santos Robinho scored his first goal since returning to Santos, as the Brazilian Serie A club advanced in the Copa do Brasil on Thursday.
Palmeiras Palmeiras secured a berth in the round of 16 of the Copa do Brasil on Wednesday, while Corinthians suffered a scare at Bahia.
Vasco da Gama Vasco da Gama qualified for the last 16 of the Copa do Brasil after prevailing 4-1 on aggregate against Ponte Preta.
Corinthians Corinthians, Vasco da Gama and Palmeiras are poised to advance to the final stages of the Copa do Brasil after resounding wins midweek.
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