Botafogo Win 1×0 in Campeonato Brasileiro: Daily

Botafogo Win 1×0 in Campeonato Brasileiro: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Botafogo beat Chapecoense 1-0 last night in the seventeenth round of the 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro at the Maracanã Stadium. A wonderful strike from new signing Ramírez on 31 minutes was enough to give the Alvinegro the points and, for the time being at least, […]

Flamengo Beat Atlético-MG by 2×1 in Brasileirão: Daily

Flamengo Beat Atlético-MG by 2×1 in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Flamengo came from behind to beat Atlético-MG by 2-1 in the Campeonato Brasileiro last night at the Maracanã Stadium to put further distance between themselves and the relegation zone. The entrance of Eduardo da Silva made all the difference as his excellent form since […]

Botafogo Beat Fluminense 2×0 in Clássico: Daily

Botafogo Beat Fluminense 2×0 in Clássico: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Botafogo beat Rio rivals Fluminense 2-0 yesterday afternoon at the Estádio Mané Garrincha to climb out of the relegation zone in the 2014 Brasileirão. Second half strikes from Daniel and Zeballos won the game for the Alvinegro, as the pressure increases on Flu, and […]

Vasco Beat Ceará 2×0 in Série B Saturday: Daily

Vasco Beat Ceará 2×0 in Série B Saturday: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Vasco da Gama comfortable beat Série B league leaders Ceará 2-0 at São Januário Stadium yesterday (August 16th) afternoon to draw level on points at the top of the table. Goals from Kléber and Douglas did the damage as the Cruz-Maltino notched their fourth […]

Fluminense Crash Out of 2014 Copa do Brasil: Daily

Fluminense Crash Out of 2014 Copa do Brasil: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense have been eliminated from the Copa do Brasil after a shock 5-2 defeat to América-RN at the Maracanã Stadium last night. Despite winning the first leg 3-0 last week, Flu went out on away goals after incredibly conceding five times on home turf. […]

Flamengo Finally Win in Brasileirão: Daily

Flamengo Finally Win in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A late Eduardo da Silva goal gave Flamengo a 1-0 victory over Sport Recife at the Maracanã yesterday afternoon (Sunday, August 10th) in the fourteenth round of the Campeonato Brasileiro. It was the veteran striker’s first goal for the Rubro-Negro since joining the club last […]

Fluminense Drop Points in Brasileirão: Daily

Fluminense Drop Points in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense missed the chance to close the gap at the top of the Campeonato Brasileiro table last night after drawing 1-1 with Coritiba at the Maracanã. After league leaders Cruzeiro had been held to a goalless draw by Criciúma earlier in the day, Flu […]

Fluminense Beat América-RN in Copa do Brasil: Daily

Fluminense Beat América-RN in Copa do Brasil: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense comprehensively beat América-RN 3-0 last night in the last sixteen of the Copa do Brasil at the Arena das Dunas in Natal. Midfielder Cícero put in a stellar showing, scoring the first two goals as the Rio club eased their way towards the […]

Ronaldinho Gaúcho Set to Leave Brazilian Football

Ronaldinho Gaúcho Set to Leave Brazilian Football

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – One of the finest playmakers of the last two decades, Ronaldinho Gaúcho, looks set to leave domestic Brazilian football after a three and a half year stay. The 34-year-old No. 10 parted ways amicably with Belo Horizonte club Atlético-MG last week, and quickly confirmed […]

Botafogo Draw 1×1 with Cruzeiro in Brasileirão: Daily

Botafogo Draw 1×1 with Cruzeiro in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Botafogo drew 1-1 with reigning champions Cruzeiro last night in the thirteenth round of the Campeonato Brasileiro at the Maracanã Stadium. The visitors dominated, especially in the second half, but couldn’t notch a fifth consecutive victory as the Carioca club clung on for a share […]