Rio’s Big Four Clubs Advance to Carioca Semifinals

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense secured their spot along fellow big Rio clubs Flamengo, Botafogo and Vasco da Gama in the semifinals of the Campeonato Carioca with a 2-1 victory and last minute goal in the last round of the group phase against fellow semifinal contender Madureira. Botafogo made it to the top of the table in the last game and won the title of the Taça Guanabara.

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