By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The finals of the 2017 Copa Sudamericana kicked off last night, December 6th, with Flamengo falling to Argentina's Independiente 2-1 in the first leg of the finals in Avellaneda, Argentina.
Yesterday's match capped a rollar-coaster week for the Rubro-Negra. The club punched its tickets to the Copa Sudamericana finals last Thursday (November 30th) thanks to a second-half brace . . .