Flamengo Wins, Fluminense and Botafogo Both Lose, and Vasco Again Stalls

This weekend’s results see Flamengo climb to sixth place and Botafogo drop to tenth; Fluminense sink even lower to fourteenth place and Vasco still fails to budge from rock bottom.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This weekend’s round six of the Brasileirão saw a collective six goals scored by the “big four” teams from Rio and a total of seven goals conceded. Flamengo was the sole Carioca victor with a 3-2 win over Athletico-PR. Vasco da Gama failed to win their first game with a frustrating 1-1 draw against Fortaleza. Botafogo lost 1-0 against Palmeiras, with Fluminense losing 3-2 to Bahia.

In a controversial start to the weekend’s football (soccer), league leaders Palmeiras were only able to dispatch Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?