No Victories for Rio’s Clubs in the Brasileirão Série A

No Victories for Rio’s Clubs in the Brasileirão Série A

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The second round of the Série A in the 2015 season of the Brazilian national football (soccer) league, the Brasileirão, wasn’t a lucky one for the three clubs from Rio currently disputing the competition. While Fluminense lost against Atlético-MG, Flamengo and Vasco left their […]

Vasco Win the 2015 Campeonato Carioca

Vasco Win the 2015 Campeonato Carioca

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio football (soccer) club Vasco da Gama won the 2015 state championship, the Campeonato Carioca, with two victories over Botafogo. The second leg of the final that took place on Sunday, May 3rd at the Maracanã ended with a 2-1 score for the cruz-maltinos. […]

Vasco Win First Leg of 2015 Campeonato Carioca Final

Vasco Win First Leg of 2015 Campeonato Carioca Final

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Football (soccer) club Vasco da Gama beat Botafogo with 1-0 in the first of two games of the Campeonato Carioca final. The only goal was scored by Rafael Silva in the extra time of the second half in Sunday’s game at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã […]

Flu Push Fogo Deeper Into Brasileirão Relegation Zone

Flu Push Fogo Deeper Into Brasileirão Relegation Zone

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the 34th round of the Brasileirão championship, Fluminense beat fellow Carioca club Botafogo 1×0 in the clássico at Maracanã on Saturday night. With this win, the G-4 remain in a three point distance for the Tricolor, while Botafogo was lucky that fellow relegation zone […]

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 […]

Vasco Beat Ponte Preta 2×1 in Copa do Brasil: Daily

Vasco Beat Ponte Preta 2×1 in Copa do Brasil: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Vasco beat Ponte Preta 2-1 last night at São Januário to progress to the last sixteen of the Copa do Brasil. Following their 2-0 victory in the first leg last week, last night’s result gave the Cruz-Maltino a comprehensive 4-1 aggregate advantage over their […]

Vasco Draw with Ponte Preta in Série B: Daily

Vasco Draw with Ponte Preta in Série B: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Vasco and Ponte Preta drew 0-0 Saturday (July 26th) afternoon at the Moisés Lucarelli Stadium in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B. In a poor game, the home side almost snatched the points at the death, but Cafu’s shot bounced back off the woodwork. But […]

Vasco Beat Ponte Preta 2×0 in Copa do Brasil: Daily

Vasco Beat Ponte Preta 2×0 in Copa do Brasil: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Vasco comfortably beat Ponte Preta 2-0 last night to edge towards the final sixteen of the Copa do Brasil. Second half goals from Diego Renan and Thalles, as well as a majestic performance from midfielder Douglas, put the Cruz-Maltino on the path to victory […]

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 […]

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