Fluminense beats Cruzeiro to lead

14:26, July 23, 2010      

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Fluminense beat visiting Cruzeiro in the Brazilian Championship 1-0 on Thursday to climb to the top of the standings.

The game's only goal came in the 53rd minute. Fluminense's star midfielder Conca sent a corner kick directly towards the Cruzeiro goal. Leandro Euzebio appeared un-marked and headed the ball into the net for what would be the game-winning goal.

Fluminense now stands atop on 22 points, one point ahead of Corinthians who on July 25 travel to play cross-town rival Botafogo.

Cruzeiro fell to seventh place with 15 points. In the 11th round of play, the team will play host to Gremio on July 25.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:赵晨雁)

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