Archive for September, 2008

Palmeiras take over

Despite only drawing 0-0 away at strugglers Náutico, Palmeiras went top of the Campeonato Brasileiro for the first time this season after Grêmio were thumped 4-1 by archenemies Internacional …

Continue Reading September 28, 2008 at 21:03 Leave a comment

Campeonato Brasileiro preview round 27

Our Saturday game sees us in Rio de Janeiro for Flamengo vs Sport Recife. Last weekend, Flamengo could only manage a 1-0 win against strugglers Ipatinga …

Continue Reading September 26, 2008 at 19:03 Leave a comment

Kaká and Pato return to Brazil’s squad for the Venezuela and Colombia games

Dunga has called up 22 players for Brazil’s upcoming World Cup qualifier matches vs Venezuela in San Cristobel on October 12th and three days later vs Colombia in the estádio Maracanã in Rio …

Continue Reading September 25, 2008 at 18:46 1 comment

Why it pays Brazilians to go Dutch

While silly-money transfers such as Robinho’s move to Manchester City quite naturally grab all the headlines, there are a myriad of deals involving Brazilians that hardly get a mention and many involve a trip to Holland …

Continue Reading September 24, 2008 at 23:14 3 comments

Palmeiras breathing down Grêmio’s neck

Round 26 of the Campeonato Brasileiro left Grêmio in charge for the thirteenth week in a row …

Continue Reading September 21, 2008 at 20:26 1 comment

Campeonato Brasileiro preview round 26

This weekend, we’re off to Belo Horizonte for the clash between strugglers Atlético Mineiro and Náutico …

Continue Reading September 19, 2008 at 19:23 1 comment

Palmeiras move to within three points of Grêmio

The fight for the Campeonato Brasileiro is back on after Grêmio lost to Goiás and Palmeiras won at Cruzeiro …

Continue Reading September 14, 2008 at 20:50 Leave a comment

Campeonato Brasileiro preview round 25

Saturday sees us in Porto Alegre and the estádio Olímpico for Grêmio as they take on Goiás …

Continue Reading September 12, 2008 at 18:16 Leave a comment

Ten-man Bolivia embarrass Brazil

Brazil were held 0-0 by a resilient Bolivia in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday. Despite having a man sent off unjustly early in the second-half, Bolivia deservedly came away with a point …

Continue Reading September 11, 2008 at 00:37 6 comments

Brazil x Bolivia: probable starting line-up September 2008

As part of their World Cup 2010 qualifying campaign, Brazil take on Bolivia in the estádio João Havelange in Rio de Janeiro …

Continue Reading September 9, 2008 at 23:10 1 comment

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