Brazil U-23 starlet Yuri Alberto fires Internacional to win over Chapecoense

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Brazil under-23 forward Yuri Alberto scored a first-half hat-trick as Internacional rose to seventh in the Brazilian Serie A standings on Sunday with a 5-2 home win over Chapecoense.

Yuri struck in the second, 36th and 40th minutes while former Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Taison was also on target as Internacional led 4-0 at halftime.

Teenage striker Matheus Cadorini netted his team's fifth goal just before the hour mark before a brace inside 21 minutes from Chapecoense's Mike Nenatarvicius added respectability to the scoreline.

Internacional are now seventh in the 20-team standings with 36 points from 24 matches, 17 points behind leaders Atletico Mineiro. Chapecoense are last with 12 points.

In the only other Brazilian Serie A fixture on Sunday, Santos won 1-0 at home to Gremio. Enditem

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