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Corinthians claims 27th Sao Paulo title

May 19, 2013
By Associated Press
SAO PAULO -- Corinthians won the Sao Paulo state championship for the 27th time and kept Santos from lifting the trophy for the fourth straight year after a 1-1 draw in the second leg on Sunday.

Corinthians won its first title since 2009, 3-2 on aggregate. Led by young Brazil striker Neymar, Santos needed a victory at its Vila Belmiro Stadium to have a chance of clinching the title again.

Cicero opened the scoring for Santos in the 26th minute, but Corinthians playmaker ...

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