Fluminense take Brazilian crown
Fluminense were crowned Brazilian champions this evening as a 1-0 win at home to doomed Guarani earned them their first title in 26 years. Runners-up Cruzeiro fought hard to defeat Palmeiras 2-1, but ultimately fell two points shy of first.
Emerson scored the decisive goal in the 61st minute as Fluminense, who knew victory would guarantee them the crown, pipped Cruzeiro and Corinthians to the title.
Cruzeiro finished two points behind in second after they came from behind to defeat Palmeiras 2-1, Wallyson with the winner in the 90th minute after Henrique had cancelled out
Corinthians had to settle for third, a point further back, as they could only manage a 1-1 draw at already-relegated Goias.
Vitoria filled the fourth relegation place as their goalless draw with Atletico Goianiense saw their opponents survive on goals scored.
Gremio finished fourth with a 3-0 win over Botafogo, the goals coming from
Sao Paulo beat Atletico Mineiro 4-0 with goals from Ilsinho, Lucas Gaucho,
Elsewhere, Atletico Paranaense were 1-0 winners over Avai with