Flamengo March Into Fifth

By Doug Gray, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO – A solid home win against the Bahian-based Vitoria on Saturday kept Flamengo on the right track and should see legions of supporters happy for at least another week.

Botafogo coach Ney Franco will have also been pleased with his side’s performance as they secured a 1 x 1 draw with former league leaders Atletico-MG showing form that has been sorely lacking of late. The point lifted them off the bottom of the league into 19th place while Flamengo sit 5th in the ranking. Fluminense drops to 15th but have . . .

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