Fluminense Beat Santos 1×0 in Brasileirão: Daily

Fluminense Beat Santos 1×0 in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense beat Santos 1-0 in the eleventh round of the 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro yesterday (July 20th) evening to move back into the G-4 at the top end of the table. Darío Conca’s wonder strike on 61 minutes separated the two sides, as Flu returned […]

All Three Carioca Teams Lose in Brasileirão: Daily

All Three Carioca Teams Lose in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The tenth round of the 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro, and first since the FIFA World Cup, was dreadful for the Carioca clubs. Botafogo, Fluminense and Flamengo were all defeated in a nightmare restart to domestic football. A wonder goal from Neto Baiano helped Sport Recife […]

Campeonato Brasileiro to Start Again in Brazil

Campeonato Brasileiro to Start Again in Brazil

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Just three days after the conclusion of the international football (soccer) spectacle 2014 FIFA World Cup, the Brazilian national tournament, the Campeonato Brasileiro is ready to get underway again. Tonight (July 16th), three Carioca clubs are in action after a five-week hiatus for the […]

Fluminense Lose to Italy in World Cup Friendly: Daily

Fluminense Lose to Italy in World Cup Friendly: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense put up a brave fight but eventually lost 5-3 to Italy in a World Cup warm-up friendly in Volta Redonda yesterday afternoon. After an even first half, the Europeans came racing out of the blocks in the second, scoring three goals in as […]

No Wins for Cariocas in Brasileirão 9th Round: Daily

No Wins for Cariocas in Brasileirão 9th Round: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The ninth round of the 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro was not kind to Carioca clubs, with none of the three playing in Série A managing to pick up three points. In the final round of matches prior to the five week hiatus courtesy of the […]

Botafogo Beat Palmeiras 2×0 in Brasileirão: Daily

Botafogo Beat Palmeiras 2×0 in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A fiery affair ended in favor of the Cariocas after Botafogo beat Palmeiras 2-0 last night in the Campeonato Brasileiro. Heated words were exchanged between Palmeiras defender Lúcio and Botafogo forward Emerson Sheik, with the latter claiming to reporters he had been verbally abused […]

Fluminense Go Top of Brasileirão in Round Seven: Daily

Fluminense Go Top of Brasileirão in Round Seven: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense resisted a second half onslaught to narrowly overcome Bahia 1-0 and go top of the Campeonato Brasileiro table last night. Teenage forward Kenedy scored the game’s only goal after three minutes, and a magnificent performance from central defender Gum ensured the Tricolor held […]

Fluminense Thrash São Paulo in Brasileirão: Daily

Fluminense Thrash São Paulo in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense twice came from behind to beat São Paulo last night in the sixth round of the Campeonato Brasileiro. Of the three Carioca teams in action, Flu was the only side to pick up three points, as Botafogo went down at Grêmio and Flamengo […]

Flu & Fla Lose in Brasileirão Round 5: Daily

Flu & Fla Lose in Brasileirão Round 5: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Carioca clubs Fluminense and Flamengo both suffered defeats in the fifth round of the Campeonato Brasileiro yesterday afternoon. Following Botafogo’s 2-0 loss against Goiás last Wednesday, it meant no Rio outfit managed to record a point in the round, or indeed score a goal. […]

Fluminense Win Fla-Flu Brasileirão Clássico: Daily

Fluminense Win Fla-Flu Brasileirão Clássico: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense beat Flamengo 2-0 yesterday in the second Fla-Flu clássico of 2014 at the Maracanã Stadium. Goals from Fred and Chiquinho helped the Tricolor get back to winning ways after last week’s reverse against Vitória, with the Laranjeiras outfit second in the early Brasileirão […]

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