Vasco Upset Archrivals Flamengo 2-1 in Gripping Finish

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It was a surprise end to a big match between two of Rio’s longest-standing rivals. In Week 28 of the Campeonato Brasileiro, Vasco da Gama took on Flamengo at the Maracanã stadium on Sunday, September 27th and walked away victorious after scoring two goals in the last five minutes. The final count was 2-1 to Vasco.

Flamengo led the game after Émerson Sheik scored twelve minutes in.

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