Fluminense Win Big this Weekend; Vasco Draw; Flamengo and Botafogo Lose

The weekend’s results put Botafogo in seventh position, Flamengo in ninth, Fluminense in thirteenth and left Vasco in last place.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This weekend saw all four of Rio’s top football (soccer) teams battle it out in the fifth match day of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, or Brasileirão, to mixed results. Fluminense managed to begin the weekend with a thumping victory, while Flamengo suffered only their second defeat. Botafogo saw a three-match winning streak abruptly end, and Vasco still failed to get their first win.

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