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In-Form Fluminense Rise to Third

By Matthew Burgess, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Now third in the Brasileirão, Fluminense were the main benefactors of the championship’s additional midweek round, recording a hugely important win over arch-rivals Flamengo in the Fla-Flu derby. Meanwhile, Botafogo and Vasco played out a 1-1 tie, as the two clashed at the Engenhão stadium on Sunday evening.

Round IV
Fluminense 2-1 Flamengo
As Flamengo fans mourned the absence of Roma-bound Adriano, Fluminense took advantage via one of their own hero’s, Dario Conca, who ran the show for the . . .

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