Fluminense Out of 2012 Taça Rio

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fluminense are out of the Taça Rio, the Campeonato Carioca's second act, despite thrashing Olaria 5-1 on Sunday afternoon. Three previous defeats left Flu's fate out of their hands and they found themselves praying for either Vasco or Bangu, their Group B rivals, to slip up.

But there was no such occurrence as Vasco beat Nova Iguaçu 3-1 and Bangu comfortably dispatched Resende 2-0 . . .

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