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.
Paulista: Palmeiras vs. Ponte Preta The Macaca (female monkey), as the Campinas team is commonly known, have earned points against Corinthians and São Paulo and now face Palmeiras, which has been one of the best teams in the Paulistão’s early rounds. 16 Mach. 4pm, Pacaembu.
Paulista: São Paulo vs. Ituano The ‘tricolor’ looks to please the São Paulo supporters and build momentum for the Paulistão playoffs when they meet Ituano in their last home game of the qualifiers. 19 March. 10pm, Morumbi.
Paulista: Corinthians vs. Atlético de Sorocaba After a disastrous start and the embarrassment of not going through to the decisive phase of this state tournament, Corinthians has to face its angry fans. 23 March. 4pm, Pacaembu.
Paulista: Santos vs. Palmeiras This game might not mean anything in terms of the qualification of the two teams for the Paulistão playoffs, but this final round qualifier is set to be a heated derby between two teams that have performed extremely well in the first part of the tournament and are looking to make an early-season statement. 23 March. 4pm, Vila Belmiro.