Cruzeiro League leaders Cruzeiro defeated Vitoria 3-1 as Brazil's Serie A returned to action midweek following the conclusion of the World Cup.
Cruzeiro Cruzeiro consolidated their lead atop the Brazilian Serie A table, while Flamengo won again.
Internacional Abel Braga has not given up hope of overseeing Internacional's passage into the last 16 of the Copa Sudamericana.
Cruzeiro Cruzeiro gained sole possession of top spot in Brazil Serie A after coming from behind to beat title rivals Internacional on Sunday.
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.
Cruzeiro Brazilian Serie A leaders Cruzeiro returned to winning ways on Wednesday, while Sao Paulo's unbeaten streak came to an end.
Sao Paulo Sao Paulo upset Brazilian Serie A leaders Cruzeiro as Internacional returned to some form on Sunday.
Cruzeiro Cruzeiro surrendered a lead twice as they shared the spoils at Fluminense in Brazilian Serie A, while Sao Paulo extended their winning run.
Botafogo Two-time Brazilian Serie A champions Botafogo were relegated to the country's second-tier competition on Sunday.
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