Libertadores: All five Brazilian clubs through to next round

Shameful scenes in Argentina (Getty Images)

All five Brazilian clubs have classified for the second round of this year’s Copa Libertadores. Santos and Fluminense both squeezed through after wins on the last match day.

In the night’s most emotional game Fluminense beat Argentinos Juniors 4-2 away from home and snuck through on goals scored (eliminating Nacional from Uruguay in the process). Continue reading

Transfer latest: Ganso and Seedorf to Corinthians?

Could be going to Corinthians (Getty Images)

Corinthians are stealing the show in the transfer market rumours space at the moment. Their ambitious (and annoying) president Andres Sanchez is up for re-election later this year and a few big name signings would do his hopes no harm at all. Continue reading

Libertadores and Brazilian Cup round-up

Leandro Damião has now scored 13 goals in 8 games for Inter (Alexandre Lops/SCInter/VIPCOMM)

Cruzeiro smash six past Deportes Tolima, while Internacional win away from home 4 x 1 in Bolivia. Santos lose 3 x 2 in Chile against Colo Col. Flamengo and Palmeiras both win and progress in the Brazilian Cup. 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 Porteí±o at home. Cruzeiro drew 0-0 with Deportes Tolima in Colombia. Continue reading

Fluminense win Championship

Fluminense have taken this year’s Brazilian championship. The tricolor (team with three colours) from Rio beat relegated Guaraní­ 1-0 in front of 40,000 Fluminense fanatics in the Engenhão stadium. Normally Fluminense and most of the other big teams from Rio play their home matches at the Maracanã (capacity of around 80,000) but the famous old stadium is currently closed for refurbishment. Continue reading