Corinthians Title hopefuls Corinthians climbed up to third in the standings with a 1-0 victory over Brazil Serie A leaders Cruzeiro on Wednesday.
Cruzeiro Cruzeiro saw their Brazilian Serie A lead cut to seven points after a 1-0 home loss to Corinthians on Wednesday.
Peñarol Penarol eased into the second round of the Copa Sudamericana, while Cesar Vallejo were also among the teams to advance.
Cruzeiro Cruzeiro staged a second-half comeback as they overcame high-flying Gremio 2-1 on Thursday.
Corinthians Corinthians, Vasco da Gama and Palmeiras are poised to advance to the final stages of the Copa do Brasil after resounding wins midweek.
Grêmio Gremio jumped up to third in the Brazilian Serie A standings as Cruzeiro continued their stranglehold on the competition.
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