Racing Club reclaimed second place in Argentina's Apertura with a 1-0 home win over struggling Argentinos Juniors.
Giovanni Moreno got the only goal of the game 10 minutes into the second half to move Racing back above Atletico Rafaela.
Tigre moved up to fourth with a 2-1 defeat of Colon Santa Fe.
Carlos Luna opened the scoring in the 37th minute and substitute Javier Carrasco doubled the advantage in the 74th minute.
Although Ivan Moreno y Fabianesi pulled a goal back immediately, the visitors were unable to find an equaliser.
Olimpo and San Lorenzo drew 1-1. Enzo Kalinski gave the visitors a fourth-minute lead but they had Juan Salgueiro sent off in the 32nd minute and Julio Cesar Furch equalised 17 minutes from time for Olimpo.
Botafogo missed out on the chance to take a share of the leadership of Brazil's Campeonato as they lost at home to Figueirense.
Julio Cesar's sixth-minute goal settled the contest, lifting the visitors up to fifth and leaving Botafogo three points adrift of joint pacesetters Corinthians and Vasco da Gama.
Bahia showed commendable spirit to move further clear of the bottom five, hitting back from 3-1 down to sink Sao Paulo 4-3.
The visitors would have moved to within five points of the summit with a win - and they looked like collecting it as goals from Wellington, Lucas Moura and Santos Cicero had them in control on the hour.
However, goals from substitute Lulinha and Leandros Matos tied things up, before Luiz Eduardo's 83rd-minute own goal capped the Bahia comeback. Rodrigo De Souza got the hosts' other goal, making it 1-1 early in the second half.
Atletico Mineiro beat mid-table Gremio 2-0 in the other game, with Andre De Souza and substitute Marcos Marquinhos netting in each half.
A last minute goal from Pachuca's Enrique Esqueda denied leaders Guadalajara victory in Mexico's Apertura.
Goals from Jhonfai Fabian and Erick Torres twice had Guadalajara ahead but Esqueda's late goal, added to his 54th-minute penalty,- earned the visitors a point from a game where Guadalajara goalkeeper Luis Michel and Pachuca's Munoz Mustafa were dismissed in separate incidents early in the second half.
Santos Laguna brushed off bottom club Atlas 3-0 to move up to third place in the table.
Santiago Hoyos scored for Santos but was dismissed in the 64th minute. However, the visitors could not make the numerical advantage pay and a frustrating night was capped when they had goalkeeper Miguel Pinto sent off four minutes from time - with sub Carlos Morales and Oribe Peralta netting late on.
San Luis were too strong for Toluca, winning 5-1.
Joel Gonzalez and Alfredo Moreno had San Luis 2-0 up at half-time and second half goals from Ismael Blanco, Moreno (penalty) and substitute Wilmer Aguirre made the points safe. Ivan Alonso responded for the visitors at 4-0.