Not the dream return that Fred was hoping for (André Durão)
After one false dawn, Rio de Janeiro’s state championship is back under way again, but the other states are yet to follow.
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.
Orejeula left the field in tears last night; the commitment was there, the quality not so much
Talk about messing things up.
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 he’s interesting Real Madrid in real life, he’s probably good enough for your team on Soccermanager (Pic: Rodrigo Gazzanel/RM Sports)
Aficionados of the football management game Soccermanager will be interested to know that the Brazilian league rating review began today. Here are the players you need to buy.
Posted in Brazilian football, Scout |
Tagged Andrey Ramos, Arthur, Bahia, Bruno Silva, Corinthians, Gregore, Gustavo Bochecha, Junior Brumado, Léo Santos, Mantuan, Pedrinho, Ramires, Ricardo Graca, Ronaldo, Saulo, Soccermanager, Vasco, Yago Pikachu, Ze Rafael |
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 |
Round one. Fight.
The State Championships are nearing their conclusion. In most states, the finals are played over two legs: the first legs were played last weekend and the second legs will be played this weekend.
Rildo in court (Pic: Fred Huber/GloboEsporte.com)
Nobody likes to see players suffering leg breaking tackles. But is the punishment dished out to Vasco forward Rildo for his bad challenge excessive?