By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Flamengo will face Vasco next Sunday in the Taça Rio final after beating Fluminense and Olaria respectively. Vasco narrowly edged their way into the final with a nervy 1-0 victory, whereas Flamengo persevered after a penalty shoot-out.

The past seven days have been frantic for Fluminense. Last Wednesday saw them defy the odds to qualify for the knock-out stages of the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here