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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 29 +22 56
2 Internacional 29 +18 53
3 Atlético-MG 28 +12 50
4 Flamengo 28 +8 49
5 Grêmio 28 +14 49
6 Palmeiras 27 +13 47
7 Fluminense 29 +2 43
8 Corinthians 28 +5 42
9 Santos 28 +4 42
10 Ceará 29 +1 39
11 Athletico-PR 29 -2 38
12 Atlético-GO 29 -7 36
13 Red Bull Bragantino 29 +2 35
14 Sport 29 -13 32
15 Vasco da Gama 28 -10 32
16 Fortaleza 29 -2 32
17 Bahia 29 -16 29
18 Goiás 29 -15 26
19 Botafogo 29 -19 23
20 Coritiba 29 -17 22