By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, April 12th, Rio's CR Flamengo football (soccer) club faced a must-win situation against Atlético Paranaense (Atlético-PR) in the third round of the 2017 Copa Libertadores Group stage.
In front of a sold-out Maracanã Stadium, the Rubro-Negra rose to the occasion defeating Atlético-PR, 2-1, launching the club into the top position in its group.
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