PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Title challengers Internacional beat Goias 1-0 at home on Sunday to move to within three points of Brazilian league leaders Sao Paulo.
Bruno Praxedes got the only goal of the game when he headed home a 43rd minute corner.
The three points marked Inter’s fifth consecutive win and lifts the Porto Alegre club to 53 points, three behind Sao Paulo, who lost 1-0 at home to Santos.
Goias are third from bottom, in deep relegation trouble. (Reporting by Andrew Downie; Editing by Lincoln Fest.)