Archive for July, 2008

Grêmio stay on course in the Brasileiro

After 16 rounds of the Campeonato Brasileiro, Grêmio remain leaders of the competition after they squeezed past Coritiba 1-0 in the estádio Couto Pereira …

Continue Reading July 31, 2008 at 23:13 5 comments

Brazil breeze past Singapore

On Monday, Brazil made easy work of a Singapore Select 3-0. The friendly was part of Brazil’s preparations for the Beijing Olympics …

Continue Reading July 28, 2008 at 19:58 2 comments

Palmeiras hold Grêmio in the Olímpico

After 15 rounds, the Campeonato Brasileiro remains tight with only four points separating the top six teams …

Continue Reading July 27, 2008 at 20:35 Leave a comment

Is a China crisis looming for Dunga?

In August, Brazil will once again embark on their quest for the only major title that has eluded them: the Olympic gold medal …

Continue Reading July 25, 2008 at 22:39 3 comments

Campeonato Brasileiro preview round 15

For Saturday’s game, we’ll be set up at the estádio Maracanã for Fluminense against Cruzeiro.
Nearly all the pundits were expecting Fluminense to be challenging for one of the top slots by this stage of the championship …

Continue Reading July 25, 2008 at 19:15 5 comments

Grêmio knock Flamengo off the top

Round 14 of the Campeonato Brasileiro finished with a new leader after Grêmio thumped Figueirense 7-1 and Flamengo were held 2-2 by Portuguesa …

Continue Reading July 24, 2008 at 22:54 2 comments

Flamengo crash again in the Brasileiro

Round 13 of the Campeonato Brasileiro saw Flamengo have the lead at the top reduced to just one point after they lost their second game of the week …

Continue Reading July 21, 2008 at 00:18 Leave a comment

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