Tough Weekend for Rio’s Football Teams in the Brasileirão

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense football (soccer) club, who have been Rio de Janeiro’s best hope in the Brasileirão 'Série A' national tournament, are now firmly in the middle of the table, even after beating fellow Carioca team Vasco de Gama 1-0 last night (November 1st) at Engenhão stadium. In Porto Alegre, Flamengo lost 2-1 to Grêmio, leaving the Rio team in eleventh position in the table with 43 points and just one place behind Fluminense who have 44 points.

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