The pick of the month's matches in São Paulo follows, in chronological order. Times, prices and other details can change at short notice, so it's best to check before heading out. Tickets can be purchased online at ingressofacil.com.br and futebolcard.com.br.
São Paulo vs. Grêmio (Brasileirão)
São Paulo needs the victory to stay out of the relegation zone and avoid a historic fall into Série B, while Grêmio wants the win to keep fighting for the trophy. Estádio do Morumbi. 29 September, 4pm.
Corinthians vs. Bahia (Brasileirão)
Bahia temporarily found itself close to the top of the tables – a win against upstart Corinthians could help it claw its way into next year’s Libertadores. Estádio Romildo Vitor Gomes Ferreira (Mogi Mirim). 2 October, 10pm.
Santos vs. São Paulo (Brasileirão)
Paulo Henrique Ganso, who shared the spotlight in Santos with recently transferred Neymar – now in Barcelona – hopes to finally shine wearing São Paulo’s jersey, even if it is against his old team. Vila Belmiro. 2 October, 10pm.
São Paulo vs. Corinthians (Brasileirão)
São Paulo hasn’t defeated Corinthians in its home stadium since 2007. As SP creeps closer to relegation, now would be a good time to reverse that trend. Estádio do Morumbi. 13 October, 4pm.
Santos vs. Ponte Preta (Brasileirão)
The new ‘boys from the Vila’ try to give Santos fans something to celebrate in the wake of Neymar’s exit. Vila Belmiro. 13 October, 4pm.
São Paulo vs. Náutico (Brasileirão)
Both teams need to turn things around fast if they plan on staying in the main division of the championship. Estádio do Morumbi. 16 October, 10pm.
Santos vs. Internacional (Brasileirão)
The experienced Uruguayan striker Forlán faces Santos’s new promising star, Gabigol – who will prevail? Vila Belmiro. 16 October, 10pm.
Corinthians vs. Criciúma (Brasileirão)
Every win counts for Corinthians, as it seeks a Libertadores berth to compete for a second title in three years. Estádio Romildo Vitor Gomes Ferreira (Mogi Mirim). 22 October, 4pm.