Flu Off Bottom, Fla in Top Four

By Doug Gray, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO – A remarkable week for Rio’s clubs in the Brasileirao ended with Fluminense finally off the bottom of the table, having recorded impressive back to back wins against title-chasing sides Atletico-MG, and Cruzeiro and Flamengo hitting the top four at last. The picture could have looked even rosier for Flamengo had they not suffered a resounding 2 x 0 defeat at the hands of minnows Barueri on Wednesday, but with five games left to play they are now just four points off the top. Botafogo scraped two 1 . . .

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