By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Flamengo beat Botafogo 1-0 yesterday evening (July 28th) at the Maracanã in new coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo's first game in charge. Alecsandro's headed goal just after the half-hour mark was enough to separate the sides in a hard fought contest with little in the way of free flowing football.
It was the Rubro-Negro's first win in eight outings, and helped the club move onto ten points from twelve games. They now sit eighteenth in the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here