Vasco da Gama Win in Copa do Brasil: Daily

Vasco da Gama Win in Copa do Brasil: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Vasco came from behind to beat Treze 2-1 in the Copa do Brasil second round first leg last night. A brace from Thalles in the second half rescued the Cruz-Maltino, giving them the advantage for the tie’s second leg to be played at São […]

Flamengo are 2014 Campeonato Carioca Champions: Daily

Flamengo are 2014 Campeonato Carioca Champions: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Flamengo won the 2014 Campeonato Carioca with a controversial late offside goal yesterday afternoon at the expense of Vasco da Gama at the Maracanã. The last-gasp strike gave Flamengo a 1-1 draw in the state championship final, and with a 1-1 draw in the […]

Vasco, Flamengo Draw in Carioca Final: Daily

Vasco, Flamengo Draw in Carioca Final: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Vasco and Flamengo drew 1-1 yesterday afternoon in the opening leg of the 2014 Campeonato Carioca final at the Maracanã Stadium. It was a tense, balanced affair that saw tempers flare as Vasco were reduced to ten men in the second-half and by the […]

Vasco Draw in Copa do Brasil Opener: Daily

Vasco Draw in Copa do Brasil Opener: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Resende and Vasco drew 0-0 in the first leg of their Copa do Brasil tie last night at the Arena Amazônia in Manaus. Vasco pressed for the majority of the match but a stellar performance from Resende goalkeeper Mauro Silva kept the Cruz-Maltino at […]

Vasco Beat Flu and Move to Carioca Final: Daily

Vasco Beat Flu and Move to Carioca Final: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Vasco beat Fluminense 1-0 at the Maracanã Stadium yesterday afternoon to set up a Campeonato Carioca final with Flamengo. Edmilson scored the game’s only goal just before the interval as Fluminense’s potent attack failed to click on a frustrating afternoon for Tricolor fans. Fred, […]

Flu and Vasco Draw in Carioca Semi: Daily

Flu and Vasco Draw in Carioca Semi: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Goals from Fred and Thalles left the Campeonato Carioca semi-final first leg all even last night at the Maracanã Stadium. In a balanced game the result ended 1-1, with Sunday’s return tie now set to decide the outcome. Having finished second in the group, […]

Campeonato Carioca Group Stage Ends: Daily

Campeonato Carioca Group Stage Ends: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The group stage of the 2014 Campeonato Carioca drew to a close yesterday, with the top four teams progressing to the semi-finals next week. Flamengo, Fluminense, Vasco and surprise package Cabofriense made the cut, with Botafogo finishing in a lowly ninth place with just […]

Fluminense and Vasco Draw in Carioca Clássico: Daily

Fluminense and Vasco Draw in Carioca Clássico: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense and Vasco drew 1-1 yesterday evening at the Maracanã Stadium in the penultimate round of the Campeonato Carioca. Edmilson gave Vasco a first half lead before Fred leveled after the interval to keep Flu in second place in the table. The game started […]

Big Three Win in Campeonato Carioca: Daily

Big Three Win in Campeonato Carioca: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRZIL – Vasco, Fluminese and Flamengo all picked up three points yesterday in the ninth round of the Campeonato Carioca. The results leave Fluminense and Flamengo tied at the top with 22 points, while Vasco sit third. First to play yesterday was Vasco, who comfortably beat Bangu 2-0 […]

Flamengo Beat Vasco 2×1 in Clássico: Daily

Flamengo Beat Vasco 2×1 in Clássico: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Flamengo beat Vasco 2-1 with a late goal at the Maracanã Stadium yesterday afternoon in the eighth round of the Campeonato Carioca. However, the game was shrouded in controversy after the game’s officials failed to award Vasco a clear goal in the first half. […]

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