Flamengo Beat Botafogo in Third Round of the Rio’s Taça Guanabara

The big four are squaring up again this week, with Flamengo vs Boavista on Tuesday, January 29th, Vasco vs Portuguesa-RJ and Fluminense vs Madureira on Wednesday, January 30th, and Botafogo vs Resende on Thursday, January 31st.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This weekend saw all four of Rio’s major football (soccer) teams competing in the third round of the Taça Guanabara, with a 2-1 victory for Flamengo over local rivals Botafogo on Saturday, January 26th, followed by a 3-1 victory for Fluminense as they dispatched Portuguesa-RJ on Sunday, January 27th, and a 1-0 victory for Vasco against Americano later on in the day.

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