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Brazil’s Serie A: Corinthians Beat Santos As They Win Third Straight Match


Reigning champions rose to third in ’s standings on Wednesday after a late Giovanni Augusto strike handed them a 1-0 victory over .

Augusto broke the deadlock in the 82nd minute when he latched onto Cristian’s pass and fired a shot past goalkeeper Vanderlei at Arena Corinthians in .

It was Corinthians’ third straight victory in Brazil’s top flight after managing just one point from their first two matches.

In Porto Alegre, Internacional rose to the top of the standings after an early Vitinho strike gave them a 1-0 victory over Atletico Paranaense.

In other matches on Wednesday, won 4-3 at Coritiba, Sport Recife defeated hosts Santa Cruz 1-0, drew 1-1 at , Cruzeiro won 1-0 at Botafogo and Figueirense notched a 1-0 home win over Sao Paulo.

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