By Jayme Monsanto, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Saturday was a prolific day for the Carioca teams in the Brasileirão. Both Flamengo and Fluminense were victorious in their showdowns against São Paulo and Santo André, and on Thursday, Botafogo defeated Atlético MG.

With these results, Flamengo inched closer to the G4 group (the top four teams in the ranking, who earn a spot in the Libertadores da América competition).  Botafogo moved one step out of the relegation zone and Fluminense left the lanterna, the last position of the table, but is still in great . . .

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