Brazilian Championship: The big kick off

They are State Champions but can they be National Champions? (Lucas Uebel - VIPCOMM)

The Brazilian National Championship kicked off yesterday afternoon which makes my report at least one day late. Sorry about that! Better late than never, right? In my report, I give a short comment on each of the twenty teams and my prediction about where they will finish in the league table. For a full explanation on Brazilian football and all of the club competitions see this link. Continue reading

Bad night for Fluminense and Santos in the Copa Libertadores

Fluminense lose 1-0 against América from Mexico in the Aztec stadium. Fluminense face an uphill task to progress to the next round

Down and out? (Getty Images)

Fluminense and Santos both had disappointing results in the Copa Libertadores last night. Fluminense slipped to a 1-0 defeat against América in Mexico City while Santos conceded a last minute penalty and drew 1-1 with Cerro Porteño at home. Cruzeiro drew 0-0 with Deportes Tolima in Colombia. Continue reading