Flamengo and Fluminense Draw 2×2 at Rio’s Maracanã

Miguel Trauco's goal in the closing minutes secured the 2-2 draw for the Rubro-Negra, saving the club from a loss to crosstown rivals Fluminense in Round Eight of the Brasileirão.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, June 18th, Rio arch rivals Flamengo and Fluminense faced off in the eighth round of the Campeonato Brasileiro (Brasileirão), Série A, at iconic Maracanã Stadium. In an intense and emotional battle, a last minute goal from Miguel Trauco saved the Rubro-Negra from certain defeat, securing the 2-2 draw.

Sunday's game was billed as the "clássico dos sem goleiros" (classic without goalkeepers) as both Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?