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Brazilian League Serie A – Round 8 Review

Fluminense beats Flamengo in game completing 100 years of rivalry

This one is coming up REALLY late, right? Hopefully that won’t become a habit.

Anyway, excuses aside, this round really favored home teams, as 7 games in a total of 10 were won by the hosts. There was also a rather high goal ratio per game, standing at 2.5 but highly inflated by the Santos x Grêmio scoreboard.

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Seedorf is introduced to Botafogo fans

Welcome, Seedorf!

Just an hour ago, Seedorf was introduced to Botafogo supporters at their home ground, Engenhão, before the Botafogo x Bahia kick-off. In front of 20,000 Botafogo fans, Seedorf went to the field along with 2 children and thanked the support received from the fans since he came to Brazil.

May he be the first of many stars to shine and fade away in Brazilian fields!


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Brazilian League Serie A – Round 8 Preview

Who will have the edge in this one?

While the attentions are at UFC’s fight between Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva, I’ll try to move the focus to things that don’t involve as much blood as MMA: football!

This round at Brazilian League Serie A has some good and important matches, for example Internacional at home playing against Cruzeiro, both title contenders. But none of those matches are as important as the most important Brazilian derby: the Fla-Flu.

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