Cruzeiro have claimed Brazil's Serie A title with a 3-1 win away to Vitoria, wrapping up the championship with four games remaining.
The Belo Horizonte-based club moved 16 points clear of second-placed Atletico Paranaense, who lost 2-1 to Criciuma to hand the 2013 Brazilian championship to Cruzeiro.
Goals in the final 20 minutes to Julio Baptista and Ricardo Goulart wrapped up Cruzeiro's victory at Vitoria's Estadio Manoel Barradas as Marcelo Oliveira's team notched their fourth consecutive win in Brazil's top flight.
Willian started Cruzeiro's win on Wednesday with a goal eight minutes before half-time, running onto Dagoberto's through-ball to finish past Vitoria goalkeeper Wilson.
Cruzeiro were confirmed as champions during the break as Atletico PR's match finished in Criciuma but the new title-holders suffered a blow just after half-time when Dinei converted for Vitoria in the 51st minute.
But the visitors responded in the 71st minute, pulling Vitoria's defence apart as Dagoberto teed up Baptista, while Goulart's smart finish from inside the box 10 minutes later completed Cruzeiro's 23rd win of the campaign.
Cruzeiro moved to 74 points with the win in Salvador to claim their first championship in 10 years, while Atletico PR remain on 58 in second position.
In Criciuma, the home side led 2-0 at half-time thanks to Fabio Ferreira's sixth-minute strike and Wellington Paulista's penalty just before the half-hour mark and although Atletico PR fought back after the break through Paulo Baier's goal, the visitors were unable to win and stay in the hunt for the title.
Gremio (57 points) sit third in the final Copa Libertadores qualifying spot after a 1-0 triumph over Vasco da Gama, while Goias (56) remain in contention for the continental tournament after overcoming Ponte Preta 2-0.
Last season's champions Fluminense improved their chances of survival with a 2-0 win against cellar-dwellers Nautico.
Fluminense entered the match having not won in nine league games but goals either side of half-time to Wagner and Samuel saw the Rio de Janeiro-based club move out of the relegation zone on games won.
Dorival Junior's Fluminense side moved to 16th with 39 points and 10 wins, one spot out of the relegation zone and ahead of Bahia (39 points, nine wins).
Bahia, Vasco da Gama (37 points), Ponte Preta (34) and Nautico (17) make up the drop zone.
In other results, Santos thumped Bahia 3-0, Corinthians won 1-0 away to Coritiba, Sao Paulo triumphed 2-0 over Flamengo, Atletico Mineiro trumped Internacional 2-1, while Botafogo and Portuguesa played out a scoreless draw.
for Renato Cajá 46'
for Marcelo 64'
for Ayrton 82'
|Kovacic to miss Euro 2016 qualifier|
|Costa Rica 0 Paraguay 0: Dour draw marks Diaz debut|
|Reid ruled out of South Korea friendly|
|Deschamps talks up France despite defeat|
|Rooney chasing England goalscoring record|
|Brazil ´superior´ admit French veterans|
|Reeves sidelined for Finland clash|
|Confidence critical for rampaging Brazil - Dunga|
|France 1 Brazil 3: Dunga´s men maintain winning run|
|Chile 0 Iran 2: Nekounam and Amiri down Copa America hosts|
|Premier League to share over £1bn from record TV deal|
|Morocco v Uruguay: Last chance to impress Tabarez for Copa champions|
|Iran 2-0 Chile: Nekounam and Amiri down Copa America hosts|
|Ivanovic braced for Ronaldo test|
|Bahrain 0 Colombia 6: Falcao stars in comfortable victory|
|Jones to Bournemouth leads loan deadline day moves in Championship|
|Bahrain 0-6 Colombia: Falcao stars in resounding victory|
|Malmo fined for poor pitch by UEFA|
|League Two Preview: Hartlepool aim to continue great escape, leaders Burton host Stevenage|
|France 1-3 Brazil: Neymar on target as Selecao triumph in Paris|
|Bulgaria v Italy: Verratti vows to be Azzurri´s midfield general|
|Kane primed for full England debut|
|Kone receives positive news over knee injury|
|Terry pens new Chelsea deal|
|PSG tie down Marquinhos|
|De Gea stamp was accidental - Skrtel|
|Villa hopeful over Xavi reunion|
|El Salvador v Argentina: Messi set for Roca reunion|
|Ghana v Senegal: Grant´s side looking to rebuild after AFCON disappointment|
|Ferdinand to serve extended touchline ban|
|League One Preview: Duo aiming to inspire Notts County revival, Alexander back at Preston|
|Hodgson keeps an eye on Sterling and Milner|
|Filipe Luis cools talk of Atleti return|
|West Brom to wear retro kit for Leicester clash|
|Netherlands v Turkey: Sneijder unconcerned by key absentees|
|Del Bosque wary of Ukraine threat|
|Israel v Wales: Pivotal fixture for both sides in chase for Euro dream|
|Bosnich backs Villa to beat drop|
|Walcott denies Wenger ´bust-up´|
|Hart: Aguero more difficult to face than Messi|
|Williams: I can´t see myself playing for anyone else|
|Coutinho eager to add more goals to his game|
|Khedira confirms Real exit|
|Messi attends NBA match with Argentina squad|
|United will qualify for Champions League - Bosnich|
|Mexico v Ecuador: Hernandez desperate to play|
|Podolski plays down Germany cameo|
|Bendtner: I could have scored four|
|Leverock family adds to World Cup exploits for Bermuda|
|Pele: ´Impossible´ for Neymar to replace me|
|MLS Preview: New England hoping to end drought|
|A-League Preview: Phoenix without stars for Sydney showdown|
|Klinsmann laments late collapse|
|Premier League clubs post first pre-tax profit for 15 years|
|Vokes relishing chance to link up with Bale|
|Dunga encourages Brazil to entertain|
|Dyke: FA to discuss Hodgson extension|
|Janko eyes history with Austria|
|Wilson urges Begovic to stay put|
|Strachan: Scotland have work to do|
|Sky´s the limit for Australia - Postecoglou|
|Low unhappy with below-par Germany|
|Scotland 1 Northern Ireland 0: Berra´s header settles dour contest|
|Germany 2 Australia 2: Substitute Podolski salvages draw|
|Denmark 3 United States 2: Bendtner hat-trick rescues Danes|
|Scotland 1-0 Northern Ireland: Berra the unlikely hero for hosts|
|Gobbi: Players will ´pay the price´ to keep Parma afloat|
|Rose withdraws from England squad|
|Germany 2-2 Australia: Podolski rescues draw for World champions|
|Denmark 3-2 USA: Bendtner hat-trick wins it for the Danes|
|Nigeria 0 Uganda 1: Late winner sours Enyeama landmark|
|Swaziland 1 South Africa 3: Bafana Bafana back to winning ways|
|Camp Nou to host Copa del Rey final|
|Labadie charged with violent conduct after biting claims|
|Bender keen to rekindle Bayern rivalry|
|Swansea eager to tie down Taylor|
|Varane learning from Real troubles|
|Forster ruled out for rest of season|
|Inter full-back Dodo has successful surgery|
|Verratti focused on future at PSG|
|Minnesota awarded MLS expansion team|
|Ibrahimovic slams ´b******t´ PSG exit rumours|
|Gibson withdraws from Ireland squad|
|Ozil convinced he can win Ballon d’Or|
|Costa: I take a beating from Premier League defenders|
|Canada v Guatemala: Floro seeks to develop winning mentality|
|Vermaelen returns to Barcelona training|
|Euro 2016 Qualifying Preview: Spain face big Ukraine test, Germany visit Georgia|
|Spain v Ukraine: Morata set for first competitive start|
|England v Lithuania: Hart urges Kane not to leave U21s behind|
|Monchengladbach snap up Hannover skipper Stindl|
|Khedira gives strong hint of Real exit|
|Skrtel banned for three matches|
|Brisbane Roar 1 Western Sydney Wanderers 4: Champions´ title defence in tatters|
|Sampdoria swoop for Ajax captain Moisander|
|Barnes: Sterling not ready for big-money move|
|Ferdinand: Ramsey appointment a gamble|
|Ideye hopeful of facing QPR|
|Lampard eyes MLS showdown with Gerrard|
|Ronaldo could face suspension over Clasico celebration|
|Hodgson expects more withdrawals|
|Schalke fans overwhelm Farfan after injury lay-off|
|Swedish third-tier club Dalkurd avoid Germanwings flight|
|Japan v Tunisia: Halilhodzic takes charge of hosts for first time|
|Schweinsteiger brushes aside captaincy pressure|
|Barzagli supports Conte call-ups|
|South Korea v Uzbekistan: Stielike searching for improvement|
|France wary of more balanced Brazil|