By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vasco were held to a 1-1 draw by rivals Flamengo on Sunday afternoon in a result that allowed Paulista outfit Corinthians to claim their fifth Brasileirão crown. Starting the weekend two points off the top, only a win would do for the Vascaínos if they were to claim their second major trophy in six months, following their Copa do Brasil success in June.

Vasco had made the perfect start with a Diego Souza header on the half-hour, but were pegged back in the second half when . . .

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