Fluminense Win Copa Sul-Americana Opener: Daily

Fluminense Win Copa Sul-Americana Opener: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense got their Copa Sul-Americana campaign off to the perfect start with a 2-1 win over Goiás at the Maracanã Stadium yesterday evening. Two goals from young midfielder Edson helped the Tricolor overcome stubborn opponents, who dominated the second half once Flu had been […]

Flamengo and Botafogo Lose in Copa do Brasil: Daily

Flamengo and Botafogo Lose in Copa do Brasil: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Copa do Brasil dreams of Flamengo and Botafogo were left hanging by a thread following disastrous defeats last night. Flamengo were comprehensively dispatched by Brasileirão strugglers Coritiba, while Botafogo lost at home to Série B club Ceará. A second half onslaught helped Coritiba […]

Coach Dunga Names First Brazil Seleção Squad

Coach Dunga Names First Brazil Seleção Squad

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Dunga, the new coach of the Seleção Brasileira – the Brazilian national team – named his first squad since his reappointment last week as he prepares for his first games back in charge. Brazil take on fellow South Americans Colombia, on September 5th, at […]

Wins for Flamengo and Fluminense in Brasileirão: Daily

Wins for Flamengo and Fluminense in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Carioca clubs Flamengo and Fluminense both picked up three points in the seventeenth round of the 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro yesterday (August 24th) afternoon. Flu got back to winning ways in emphatic style, while the Rubro-Negro continued their revival under veteran Vanderlei Luxemburgo. Two goals […]

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 […]

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