Botafogo Beat Flu in Thriller

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Botafogo edged out Fluminense 3-2 in a thrilling encounter at the Engenhao on Sunday night to retain first place at the top of Group B in a game that will live long in the memory of both sets of fans. Having taken top position after six rounds, it is likely Botafogo will now avoid a semi-final clash with Flamengo.

Both teams played open football, but the first moment of real danger didn’t come until the 23rd minute and Botafogo capitalized. Renato Caja . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?