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Palmeiras return to top spot in Brazil with win over Avai

Palmeiras return to top spot in Brazil with win over Avai
Soccer Football - Brasileiro Championship - Palmeiras v Avai - Allianz Parque, Sao Paulo, Brazil - June 13, 2019 Palmeiras’ Bruno Henrique celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli -
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AMANDA PEROBELLI(Reuters)
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SAOPAULO (Reuters) – Palmeiras returned to the top of Brazil’s Serie A on Thursday with a 2-0 win over bottom club Avai.

Deyverson got the first for the home side after 31 minutes and Bruno Henrique doubled their lead 20 minutes into the second period.

Palmeiras remain the only unbeaten side in the league and sit two points clear of second place Santos.

(Reporting by Andrew Downie; Editing by Peter Rutherford)

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