Flamengo wins Internacional and postpones decision of the Brazilian Championship – Prime Time Zone


Rubro-negro scored two goals and assumed the leadership of the Brasileirão, with 71 points; Internacional still has a chance to take the trophy home, but it depends on a bad performance by the carioca


THE Flamengo won, by 2 to 1, the International in this Sunday’s game, 20, valid for Brazilian championship. Starting between or heading-black and Internacional could decide the result of the championship. Even with a round to the end of the Brasileirão, if the team led by Abel Braga the team from Rio won, Colorado would take the trophy to Rio Grande do Sul. That’s because the team from Rio Grande do Sul, before the game, was in the lead of the championship with 69 points. If he won, the team would add 72 points, making it impossible, mathematically, for the Rio opponent to surpass it. Flamengo, however, took the best and ended Sunday with 71 points. With goals from Giorgian de Arrascaeta and Gabigol, the red-black almost scored a third goal during the extra time, but the move was canceled by the referee.