Flamengo Make it Thiry-Five Campeonato Cariocas With 2-0 Win over Vasco

The iconic Maracanã was flooded with a sea of red and black as the strong favorites for the title, Flamengo, triumphed in another 2-0 victory over local rivals Vasco da Gama.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Flamengo are crowned 2019’s Campeão Carioca after defeating Vasco da Gama 2-0 this Sunday, April 21st. With the previous weekend’s match ending 2-0 to the rubro-negro, they could have lost 0-1 to Vasco and still have lifted the cup, but they won in style, repeating the same scoreline to make the overall aggregate 4-0, and claiming their record thiry-fifth Campeonato.

The game began with Flamengo taking charge, with a fast-paced attacking style leading to the first chance of the game, a . . .

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