Rio’s Flamengo Eliminated from 2018 Copa Libertadores by Cruzeiro

Despite winning last night's match 1-0, Flamengo could not overcome a shaky performance in the first leg and was eliminated from the 2018 Copa Libertadores by Cruzeiro 2-1 on aggregate.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, August 29th, Flamengo faced off against fellow Brazilian club, Cruzeiro, in the second leg of the Copa Libertadores round of 16. Despite a postive performance, the Rubro-Negra fell just short, winning the game 1-0 but losing 2-1 on aggregate, sending the club packing from the Libertadores.

Flamengo took the pitch at Mineirão stadium in Belo Horizonte needing at least two goals to . . .

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