By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The 2018 Taça Rio semi-finals kicked off in entertaining fashion last night as Botofogo defeated Vasco 3-2 at Nilton Santos Stadium. With the win, Botafogo is now set to face the winner of tonight's Flamengo/Fluminense match in the Taça Rio championship final on Sunday, March 25th.

Wednesday's semi-final match was Botafogo and Vasco's second meeting in four days. Just this past Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here