Grêmio, Corinthians, Palmeiras Advance in Copa do Brasil

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It was a busy day in 2016 Copa do Brasil (Brazil Cup) action on Wednesday, September 21st, as several top teams punched their tickets to the Quarterfinals. While Grêmio and Corinthians won (Grêmio on penalty kicks) to advance, Palmeiras, the current leader in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (Brasileirão) and defending Copa do Brasil champion, still lives on in the tournament despite a disappointing loss on Wednesday.

In a hard-fought, emotional battle at Grêmio Stadium, Atletico-PR defeated the home team . . .

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