Campeonato Paulista wrap: Corinthians go top, Santos held

Corinthians outclassed Gremio Prudente in a 4-0 rout to rise to the top of Brazil’s Campeonato Paulista.

A Fabio Santos penalty helped the home side at Estadio Municipal Paulo Machado de Carvalho on their way to victory, with Liedson making it two in the 19th minute.

Dentinho scored a third in the 28th minute before Liedson’s second completed the rout in the 85th minute.

Santos wasted a valuable chance to rise to second on the table when they were held 1-1 at home to Sao Bernardo.

Former Manchester City and Galatasaray midfielder Elano netted a 43rd minute penalty, but Raul earned a point for the visitors at the Estadio Urbano Caldeira with a 68th minute goal.

Mogi Mirim’s Ze Roberto scored in the 16th minute to help his side to a 1-0 away victory against Americana at the Estadio Decio Vitta.

Oeste beat Linense 1-0 at the Estadio dos Amaros, with Anselmo Ramon scoring the winner in the 13th minute.

And Ponte Preta accounted for second from bottom Santo Andre 2-0 away at the Estadio Bruno Jose Daniel.