Botafogo and Goianiense taste victory
Botafogo, the Brasileirao's draw specialists, finally claimed three points with a 1-0 home win over Vitoria.
The Rio de Janeiro side had tied their previous nine games and have shared the points in an incredible 15 of their 31 league matches this season, but jumped from eighth to fifth in the table thanks to Marcelo Cordeiro's goal a minute before half-time.
Atletico Goianiense moved above Guarani on goal difference by beating them 1-0.
The home side fell behind in the 59th minute to a goal from Marcos Santana and finished the game with ten men as Baiano was sent off.