Flamengo Closer to G-4 With Win Over Fluminense

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Even without its stars, Guerrero and Ederson, Flamengo dominated Sunday’s clássico match against Fluminense in the 23rd round of the national Campeonato Brasileiro tournament, winning 3-1 and climbing to sixth position in the ranking.

Flamengo’s first goal was made after a controversial movement, not called by referee Ricardo Marques, led Sheik to score. According to TV Globo commentators, replay of the tape shows clearly that Wallace extended his arm, hitting the ball, which headed in Sheik’s direction for the goal. Coming . . .

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