Flamengo Miss Chance To Go Top

By Doug Gray, Senior Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - For the three Carioca clubs in the 2009 Brasileirao the season finale could not be more exciting with only two games left.

While two teams fight for their lives at the bottom of the table, Flamengo find themselves on the cusp of a dramatic first league win since 1992, and one that would send the city, indeed much of the country given the side’s immense popularity, into ecstatic spasm.

It was one of those two clubs lower down the table that opened the door for Flamengo to go top . . .

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