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2020-21 Brasileiro Serie A
  • Mauricio (15')
  • Lucca (57')
  • Caio Paulista (81')

Fluminense beat Inter 2-1 with goal direct from corner

PORTO ALEGRE, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Fluminense came from behind to win 2-1 away at Internacional on Sunday, with one of their goals coming directly from a corner, denting their hosts' title chances and bringing themselves into contention as potential challengers.

Caio Paulista got the winner for Fluminense with nine minutes left, lifting them into fifth place in the table, one point behind Inter in fourth and four behind joint leaders Atletico Mineiro and Flamengo.

Inter had taken the lead through Mauricio with a quarter of an hour on the clock only for Lucca to equalise 12 minutes into the second half with a goal scored direct from a corner.

The win came broke a run of two consecutive defeats for the Rio de Janeiro side.

(Reporting by Andrew Downie Editing by Toby Davis)

Brazilian Serie A Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 São Paulo 30 +22 57
2 Internacional 30 +20 56
3 Atlético-MG 29 +14 53
4 Flamengo 29 +11 52
5 Palmeiras 29 +17 51
6 Grêmio 29 +14 50
7 Fluminense 30 +3 46
8 Santos 29 +5 45
9 Corinthians 29 +1 42
10 Athletico-PR 30 -2 39
11 Ceará 30 0 39
12 Red Bull Bragantino 30 +3 38
13 Atlético-GO 30 -9 36
14 Sport 30 -14 32
15 Vasco da Gama 29 -11 32
16 Fortaleza 30 -4 32
17 Bahia 29 -16 29
18 Goiás 30 -18 26
19 Coritiba 30 -16 25
20 Botafogo 30 -20 23