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Flamengo and Botafogo Return to Copa Libertadores Action

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Carioca clubs Flamengo and Botafogo return to Copa Libertadores action this week after suffering mixed fortunes in the first round. Tonight (Wednesday) Flamengo host Ecuadrian club Emelec at the Maracanã Stadium, while Botafogo travel to Chile to take on Union Española.

In last week's opening round of the group stage, Flamengo came unstuck away to Mexican side Léon, losing 2-1. Botafogo meanwhile continued their good form under new coach Eduardo Hungaro with a comfortable 2-0 win over Argentine outfit San Lorenzo.

Both sides will go . . .

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