Rio’s Big Four See Action in Taça Rio Round Five

This weekend, Rio's big four took to the pitch in the penultimate round of the 2018 Taça Rio, with Flamengo losing 1-0 to Macaé, Vasco beating Madureira 3-1, Botafogo drawing 1-1 with Volta Redonda, and Fluminense defeating Nova Iguaçu 2-1.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It was a busy weekend for local football (soccer) fans as Rio de Janeiro's biggest clubs saw action in the fifth round of the 2018 Taça Rio, the second stage of the 2018 Campeonato Carioca state tournament.

Flamengo, with its place in the

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