Even goal machine Germán Cano couldn’t do anything about it (pic: André Durão)
The Rio de Janeiro state championships kicked off this weekend with minimal fuss for the score keepers.
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.
Yony González scored the winner for Flu on a crazy night (Pic: PEDRO H. TESCH/AGIF/ESTADÃO CONTEÚDO)
Grêmio and Fluminense produced a modern day classic in Sunday night’s late game. Grêmio 4 Fluminense 5.
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 |
Good day for Vasco; not so good for the image of Brazilian club football (Pic: André Durão)
Vasco have lifted the first notable piece of Brazilian footballing silverware this year, on a day of off-field drama, confusion and madness.
Júlio César: Fluminense’s hero. (Pic: Andre Durão
There was a gripping relegation battle on the last day of the season.
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.
Posted in Brazilian football, Scout |
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 |
Brazilfooty and the Dixie Dean statue at Goodison Park
Richarlison made a fine start to life at Everton, scoring three goals in his first two league games and impressing the fans with his work rate, skill and attitude. Brazilfooty witnessed the good vibes first hand.
Posted in Brazilian football, Scout, Special report |
Tagged Bernard, Everton, Fluminense, Goodison Park, Marcel Brands, Marco Silva, Pedro, Richarlison, Southampton, Yerry Mina |
From reserve to star player in less than a year (Pic: Lucas Mercon / Fluminense FC)
Brazil have plenty of skillful winger come forwards, but number 9 is a problem. Could Pedro be the answer?
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
Posted in Brasileirão, Scout, Serie A, Special report |
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 |