Lost Opportunity For Rio’s Flamengo in the Brasileirão

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Writer

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This past weekend, the Campeonato Brasileiro (Brasileirão) Série A entered round nine as the top twenty football clubs in Brazil took the pitch on Saturday, June 18h, and Sunday, June 19th for round nine of the 38 round tournament. With a number of game-saving plays from São Paulo goalkeeper Denis and a missed late-game penalty kick from Flamengo’s Alan Patrick, Flamengo players and fans had to be content leaving Mané Garrincha Stadium with a 2x2 draw against the tricolour.

Flamengo put the pressure . . .

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