By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fluminense opened up a nine point gap over second placed Atlético-MG after the 29th round of matches in the 2012 Brasileirão last night. Whilst Atlético were comprehensively beaten 3-0 away to Internacional, Flu won a tough game 2-0 against Bahia in the Northeast.

Indeed, the Laranjeiras outfit were the only Carioca club to come away victorious yesterday.

Botafogo lost 2-0 at home . . .

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