By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fluminense got the 2013 Campeonato Brasileiro off to the perfect start, beating Atlético-PR 2-1 yesterday in the opening round. Goals from Samuel and Rafael Sóbis saw the Tricolor home as coach Abel Braga recorded a reserve side in anticipation of the Copa Libertadores second leg tie on Wednesday.

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