Struggling Santos held Internacional to a 0-0 draw in the Campeonato Brasiliero on Sunday.
Internacional hosted Santos on Sunday, looking to close the gap on the leaders at the top of the Campeonato Brasiliero.
Dorival Junior's side started the day seven points adrift of leaders Atletico Mineiro.
Internacional threatened in the first half but Mike failed to finish off Dagoberto's great run.
It was a game of few chances and the most controversial moment of the match occurred in the 48th minute.
Santos defender Juan was sent off for a second bookable offence but replays suggest that Jackson may have dived.
Despite their depleted numbers, Santos came closest to winning the match but Henrique was foiled by some fine defending.
The goaless draw means Internacional remain fifth whilst Santos continue to struggle in 13th.
Santos hold Internacional to drawMonday, July 16 2012