2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
1-0-0, 1st in Brazilian Campeonato Carioca
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38dTim Vickery

Independiente lift Copa Sudamericana again

After a win in the first leg, Independiente fought Flamengo to a 1-1 draw in the second leg to claim the Copa Sudamericana, their first since 2010.

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38dESPN staff

Independiente win Copa Sudamericana title

Independiente defeated Flamengo 3-2 on aggregate to win the Copa Sudamericana title after a 1-1 draw in the second leg of the final Wednesday night.

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41dAdriana Garcia

Guerrero: I haven't taken any type of cocaine

"It's the saddest time in my career. I haven't played the most important games of my life and now I'm not in a final with my club," Guerrero said.

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44dESPN staff

Peru's Guerrero gets year ban for cocaine

FIFA has suspended Peru captain Paolo Guerrero for a year after the player tested positive for cocaine, meaning he is set to miss the World Cup.

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47dTim Vickery

Independiente, Flamengo prepare for battle

While the Copa Sudamericana can't match the significance of the Libertadores, the Independiente-Flamengo title matchup should make for great football.

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113dESPN staff

Real's Vinicius Jr. out of U17 World Cup

Flamengo forward Vinicius Junior will not take part in the Under-17 World Cup in India, Brazil's football federation has confirmed.

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124dDermot Corrigan

Rueda: Vinicius humble ahead of Real move

Flamengo coach Reinaldo Rueda says Vinicius Junior has reacted well to his status as a future Real Madrid player, remaining humble and eager to learn.

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159dESPN staff

Flamengo appoint ex-Ecuador boss Rueda

Flamengo have appointed former Colombia, Ecuador and Honduras boss Reinaldo Rueda as the club's new manager.

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167dESPN staff

Ze Ricardo out as Flamengo coach

Ze Ricardo has resigned as Flamengo manager, following a surprise 2-0 home defeat to Vitoria, 2-0, on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.

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174dTim Vickery

Diego Alves back in Brazil reckoning

Long on the fringes of the national team, the goalkeeper's move to the Rio giants offers him an ideal platform to force his way into the side.

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188dDermot Corrigan

Penalty expert Diego Alves leaves La Liga

Since arriving in Spain, Alves has stopped 24 of the 50 penalties he faced. Now he's returning home to Brazil to join Flamengo.

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188dDermot Corrigan

Valencia sell Diego Alves to Flamengo

Valencia have sold goalkeeper Diego Alves to Brazilian club Flamengo amid another busy summer of transfer activity at Mestalla.

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192dTim Vickery

Brazil's dark underbelly is showing

The violence Saturday in Rio was a disgrace. For those familiar with the history of hooliganism in England, the situation in Brazil is much worse.

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195dAdriana Garcia

Nene feared for family during Vasco trouble

Vasco da Gama midfielder Nene said he feared for his family after violence erupted in the wake of a match between his team and rivals Flamengo.

RankingsBrazilian Campeonato Carioca

Goal Difference2Tied-1st
Goals Scored2Tied-2nd
Assists0Tied-1st
Goals Conceded0Tied-1st