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By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Flamengo and Botafogo, the two Rio representatives in the 2014 Copa Libertadores, are facing up to their respective fates two thirds of the way through the group stages. Only two games remain and the pair of Carioca outfits find themselves with contrasting fortunes.

In Group 2, Botafogo sit top with seven points from their four games so far. Importantly, they have won both their home games . . .

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