Flamengo One Step Closer to Winning G-4 Spot

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It has been almost four years since Flamengo has been among the G-4, but Thursday night the team shook fans out of their seats as it beat Cruzeiro 2-0. It has now 38 points, tied with São Paulo and Atlético-PR for the last spot on the G-4 team. This is the fifth consecutive win for the Rio de Janeiro team in this year’s Campeonato Brasileiro.

Although Cruzeiro was stronger in the first half of the game, its players were unable to finalize any . . .

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