After the break for the World Cup, the Brazilian Serie A is back and the games are coming thick and fast. São Paulo have been doing very well, but last night Grêmio, and their in form winger Everton (nicknamed cebolinha), stopped them in their tracks. Continue reading
After talking very openly about the possibility of swapping Corinthians for the riches of the Middle East last week, Fábio Carille confused everybody on Sunday by saying that there was no offer on the table. Continue reading
Grêmio‘s slip against Botafogo in the Serie A last weekend, after fielding a weakened side, brought up that old question: is it right to rest players in the league to keep them fresh for midweek Copa Libertadores games? Continue reading
After a tumultuous week, in which club’s training ground was vandalised and players were pushed, shoved and showered with popcorn by angry fans, Flamengo battered Ceará. Continue reading
Brazil’s favourite fantasy football game is called Cartola FC. Have you entered a team? Give it a go. Read on for more information. Join the Brazilfooty league too. Continue reading
The Brasileirão kicks off this weekend. Palmeiras are the bookies’ favourites. Corinthians are the pundits’ favourites. Cruzeiro, Grêmio and Flamengo will want to have something to say about that. Here’s a lowdown of all the teams, the major ins and outs, players to watch, my predictions and the latest betting odds. Continue reading
Corinthians may have already won the league, but with eight out of the ten fixtures on the last weekend of this year’s Série A determining either a relegation spot or Libertadores qualifying place, it promised to be a weekend of high drama. It didn’t disappoint.
The league season comes to an end today. Corinthians may have already won the title but there are Libertadores places up for grabs and a relegation scrap taking place.
Corinthians came out on top in today’s eagerly-awaited classico with Palmeiras. Four goals were scored in ten crazy first half minutes in a pulsating game. Continue reading