By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vasco Da Gama recorded two crucial wins to put breathing space between themselves and the relegation zone last week, whilst at the top, Fluminense stayed ahead of Corinthians with help from neighbours Botafogo, and Flamengo earned two precious draws.
Vasco 3-1 Santos
Vasco put in a masterful performance on Tuesday evening to beat Santos despite missing five first team players. Fagner put them into the lead on the half hour after an incisive pass from Eder Luis and as Santos pressed for an equalizer . . .