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Corinthians move closer to Brazilian Serie A title

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  17 Oct 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 16: Corinthians edged closer to their sixth Brazilian Serie A title with a 3-0 home win over Goias. In Thursday’s match, Edu Drace and Malcolm netted first-half goals for the hosts before Rodriguinho put the result beyond doubt with a long-range effort two minutes from time.
The victory at Are Corinthians lifted the Sao Paulo-based side to 64 points, five clear of second-placed Atletico Mineiro with eight matches remaining in the season.
Meanwhile, Bressan’s first-half strike was enough to give Gremio a 1-0 home win over Santos. The Porto Alegre outfit are third in the standings, nine points clear of fourth-placed Santos. Bruno Rangel scored an 86th minute equalizer to earn Chapecoense a 1-1 draw with Vasco da Gama. Rodrigo had given the hosts an early lead at Rio’s Maraca stadium with a 28th minute strike. IANS

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