Serie A Cariocas Fail to Find the Net

By Doug Gray, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - All three Rio teams failed to shine in the second round of this year’s Serie A competition, unable to score a single goal between them in three dismal nil-nil draws.

Fluminense can at least take solace from the fact they were playing away from home, sparing their fans their toothless performance and grabbing a point to keep them in sixth place in the table. Botafogo’s draw against Corinthians was more a matter of excellent goalkeeping than poor attacking and leaves them in 13th, while Flamengo’s lack of goals . . .

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