Orejeula left the field in tears last night; the commitment was there, the quality not so much
Talk about messing things up.
What the Fucks? (pic: Thiago Gadelha/SVM)
Loyalty, respect and decency are in short supply.
Marquinhos Gabriel failed to inspire Cruzeiro to a much-needed win (Pic: Vinnicius Silva)
Flamengo take another big step towards the title, while the relegation battle heats up with just five games to go.
The pressure mounts on Palmeiras after another cup loss (Pic: Rodrigo Ziebell)
The Brazilian Cup quarter finals concluded last week – who came out on top and how did the drama unfold?
Can Diego inspire Flamengo to their first Serie A title win in 10 years?
If I was Leonardo Da Vinci, this would be my Mona Lisa.
Posted in Brasileirão, Brazilian football, Serie A |
Tagged Athletico-PR, Atlético MG, Avaí, Bahia, Botafogo, Ceará, Chapecoense, Corinthians, Cruzeiro, CSA, Flamengo, Fluminense, Fortaleza, Goiás, Grêmio, Internacional, Palmeiras, Santos, São Paulo, Vasco |
Elias gets stuck in against Cruzeiro in Mineiro state championship
There were three big
clássicos (local derbies) in the third round of games in the state championships this past weekend. Continue reading
If you sign one player, make it AC Milan-bound Lucas Paqueta (pic: Getty Images)
With the Brasileirão Serie A ratings review now under way, this is the second installment of the best Brazilian-based players to sign in the online football game Soccermanager.
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Tagged Atlético MG, Atlético-PR, Brenner, Bruno Guimaraes, Cruzeiro, Dede, Emerson, Everton, Flamengo, Fluminense, Grêmio, Gustavo Blanco, Hyoran, Iago, Ibanez, Internacional, Liziero, Lucas Paquetá, Pablo, Palmeiras, Patrick, Pedro, Raniel, Robson Bambu, Rodrygo, Santos, São Paulo, Soccermanager, Yuri Alberto |
Thiago Neves scored the winner in the first leg (Pic: Daniel Teobaldo / CBF)
Thiago Neves inspired Cruzeiro to win the Brazilian Cup for the second year in a row, although they were also helped by a controversial VAR decision.
Will it be a straight fight between Palmeiras and Corinthians? (Pic: Amanda Perobelli /Estadao)
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
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Tagged America Mineiro, Atlético Mineiro, Atlético Paranaense, Bahia, Botafogo, Ceará, Chapecoense, Corinthians, Cruzeiro, Flamengo, Fluminense, Grêmio, Internacional, Palmeiras, Parana, Santos, São Paulo, Sport, Vasco, Vitoria |
Promising youngster Raniel scored the winner for Cruzeiro yesterday (pic: Agencia Estado)
The world’s football descended on Belo Horizonte this weekend, although I’m not sure if they were there to watch Sunday’s
classico between Atletico-MG and Cruzeiro. Continue reading