Palmeiras, coached by former Brazil and Chelsea coach Luiz Felipe Scolari, won the Brazilian title for the tenth time on Sunday after beating Vasco de Gama 1-0.
It has been nearly a year since a plane crash devastated Chapecoense, but the club will play top-flight football again next season.
Former Brazil, Sevilla and Sao Paulo striker Luis Fabiano has joined Vasco da Gama at the age of 36.
Al-Hilal inched closer to the last 16 of the AFC Champions League thanks to Sebastian Giovinco, while Almoez Ali scored for Al Duhail.
Manabu Saito sealed a late AFC Champions League win for Kawasaki Frontale, but Hulk, Oscar and Elkeson were unable to inspire Shanghai SIPG.
Graziano Pelle struck twice to claim a 2-2 draw for Shandong Luneng at home to AFC Champions League holders Kashima Antlers on Tuesday.
Jeonbuk Motors started their AFC Champions League campaign with a comfortable win over Beijing Guoan, with Lee Dong-gook making history.
Al-Ittihad are the early front-runners in AFC Champions League Group B after a 5-1 win over Al Rayyan.
Former Barcelona star Xavi rolled back the years by scoring a brilliant free-kick in Al Sadd's AFC Champions League win over Pakhtakor.