Rio’s Flu Out, Botafogo Through to Copa do Brasil Quarters

Fluminense's run in the Copa do Brasil ends after falling 2-0 to Grêmio, while Botafogo advances to the quarter-finals with a 1-1 draw with Sport Recife.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It was a busy night on Wednesday, May 31st, for local football (soccer) fans as two of Rio's big four clubs took the pitch to try to secure a spot in the upcoming 2017 Copa do Brasil (Brazil Cup) quarter-finals.

By night's end, Fluminense's run in the Copa do Brasil would come to an end falling 2-0 to Grêmio, while Botafogo punched its . . .

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