Brazil Serie A: Flamengo shock leaders Cruzeiro

 Flamengo rose to 10th in Brazil's Serie A football standings with a shock 3-0 victory over league leaders Cruzeiro.

 Brazil Serie A: Flamengo shock leaders Cruzeiro

Rio de Janeiro: Flamengo rose to 10th in Brazil's Serie A football standings with a shock 3-0 victory over league leaders Cruzeiro.

Cruzeiro defender Dede gifted the hosts the lead by turning the ball into his own net before Hector Canteros and Gabriel netted twice in five second-half minutes Sunday, reports Xinhua.

Despite the result at the Maracana stadium, Cruzeiro still have a six-point cushion at the top of the table.

In Belo Horizonte, a late Luan strike gave Atletico Mineiro a 1-0 victory over Sao Paulo.

The result at the Independencia stadium lifted Atletico to fourth while Sao Paulo dropped to third.

Also Sunday, Chapecoense won 1-0 at Bahia, Internacional overcame Fluminense 2-1, Atletico Paranaense beat Figueirense 3-0, Criciuma defeated Santos 3-0 and Vitoria won 2-1.

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