The Athletic Mineiro remains intractable this Wednesday in the Brazilian league and won 3-1 at Saints, thus maintaining its advantage of eleven points over the Flamengo, which does not loosen and also beat 3-1 at Youth.
Santos, who with the defeat remains on the edge of the relegation zone, even scared the leader of the Brazilian Championship, by taking the lead with a goal scored by Raniel when the second stage began.
However, Atlético Mineiro reacted with two goals from Argentine Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Fernández -both from penalties- and another from Nathan Silva, and increased the number of games he has not lost to 18.
Atlético Mineiro remains the only leader, with 56 points, eleven more than Flamengo, although the latter could cut that difference a bit since it has two fewer games.
Flamengo, champion of the last editions of the Brazilian Championship, kept the hope of retaining the title with his victory against Juventude, who flirts with the relegation zone, with goals from Kenedy, Pedro and Andreas Pereira, while William Matheus scored the unique of the visit.
The Bragantino won is third and Chapecoense, bottom
In third place is Bragantino, with 41 points and that in this twenty-sixth day he beat Atlético Goianense 1-0 and displaced Palmeiras from that position, which drew without goals with Bahia and was in fourth position, with 40 integers. .
On this day, Chapecoense, absolute owner of the last place in the classification, was close to achieving his second victory in this edition of the tournament in a match against Athletico Paranaense that finished 1-1 and won until minute 89.