Fluminense Fluminense and Sao Paulo were both big winners in the opening round of the Brazil Serie A over the weekend.
Botafogo Two-time Brazilian Serie A champions Botafogo were relegated to the country's second-tier competition on Sunday.
Cruzeiro Cruzeiro have maintained their lead at the top of the Brazil Serie A, while reigning champions Fluminense broke their winless streak.
Cruzeiro Cruzeiro surrendered a lead twice as they shared the spoils at Fluminense in Brazilian Serie A, while Sao Paulo extended their winning run.
Sao Paulo Kaka helped Sao Paulo advance in the Copa Sudamericana on Thursday as Bahia also progressed.
Grêmio Luiz Felipe Scolari's return as coach of the Gremio failed to make an instant impact as Vitoria won 2-1 in the Brazilian Serie A.
Sao Paulo Sao Paulo upset Brazilian Serie A leaders Cruzeiro as Internacional returned to some form on Sunday.
In Other News... Andre Luis got so excited after scoring that he needed a physio to recover from his post-goal exploits.
Cruzeiro Cruzeiro saw their Brazilian Serie A lead cut to seven points after a 1-0 home loss to Corinthians on Wednesday.
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