By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fluminense, Flamengo and Botafogo all recorded straightforward victories in the fifth round of the Taça Guanabara, the Campeonato Carioca's first half, this past weekend. As it stands, all three are in the qualification places, alongside Vasco da Gama, for the semi-finals to be played later this month.
Fluminense comprehensively beat Quissamã 3-0 without breaking sweat. A beautiful free-kick from Jean, a wonder strike . . .