RIO DE JANEIRO, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Corinthians saw their sequence of five straight wins come to an end on Saturday when they drew 2-2 at home to Atletico Paranaense in Brazil's Serie A championship.
Jonathan gave the visitors an early lead before former Manchester City striker Jo netted either side of halftime for the championship leaders.
Midfielder Otavio earned his team a point when his long-range shot deflected in off defender Balbuena with seven minutes left.
It was the first time in seven matches that Corinthians had conceded a goal.
The result gave the Sao Paulo club an 11-point lead over second-placed Gremio, while Atletico Paranaense were left in 13th place, 20 points adrift of their opponents.