By Doug Gray, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO – This week saw yet another disastrous round of the Brasileirão for the Rio clubs. Flamengo, Botafogo and Fluminense occupy three of the bottom seven positions in the league.
Botafogo once again will be marginally happier having secured a point away to the mighty Corinthians, but the result still sees them drop back into the bottom four and only a point adrift from safety. A heavy defeat to Serie A newcomers Avaí throws Flamengo into further turmoil dropping them to fourteenth in the table, and a 0 x 0 home . . .