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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Late last night (Wednesday, August 9th) at Ilha do Urubu Stadium, under the helm of the new interim coach, Jayme de Almeida, Flamengo dismantled Chile's Palestino 5-0 in the back leg of a two-game series in the Second stage of the 2017 Copa Sudamericana.

The match was the first for the Rubro-Negra since Zé Ricardo resigned as head coach following a stunning 2-0 home loss to Vitória on Sunday, August 6th. Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?