By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vasco have jumped to the top of Group A of the 2011 Taça Rio after beating Botafogo in the pick of the weekend’s matches. The result marks a complete turn around in form for the club, who endured an awful Guanabara competition as they failed to qualify for the semi finals. With new coach Ricardo Gomes at the helm in place of the fired PC Gusmao, the Vasco ship is sailing . . .