Flamengo & Botafogo Out of Libertadores: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Flamengo and Botafogo fell from the 2014 Copa Libertadores last night as the Rio de Janeiro clubs failed to make the top two in their groups. Coupled with the failure of Atlético-PR, it is the first time in history that three Brazilian clubs have fallen at the first hurdle in the continental competition, the country's worst showing in the tournament in its current format in 2000.

Gr . . .

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