Archive for October, 2008

Campeonato Brasileiro preview round 33

On Saturday, we’re in the estádio Maracanã as title hopefuls Flamengo take on relegation-threatened, Portuguesa. Our Sunday match could not be much bigger as we head to the Vila Belmiro for archenemies Santos against Palmeiras

Continue Reading October 31, 2008 at 20:47 Leave a comment

Corinthians return to the elite

Brazil giants Corinthians returned to the top flight of the Brasileiro after a 2-0 win over Ceará …

Continue Reading October 26, 2008 at 09:09 3 comments

Fluminense dent Palmeiras’ title ambitions

Vanderlei Luxemburgo’s chance of taking a sixth Brasileiro became a little more remote on Saturday after Palmeiras were taken apart by Fluminense 3-0 in the Maracanã …

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Campeonato Brasileiro round 31 preview

With more local elections in Brazil on Sunday, we’re covering just one game this weekend and that’s in the Maracanã as relegation-threatened Fluminense take on title-hopefuls Palmeiras …

Continue Reading October 24, 2008 at 20:03 Leave a comment

League blown wide open as Grêmio crash at Portuguesa

Second-half goals from Ediglê and Edno gave strugglers Portuguesa three vital points against Grêmio and reduced the Porto Alegre side’s lead at the top to just one point …

Continue Reading October 20, 2008 at 20:44 2 comments

Campeonato Brasileiro round 30 preview

Our Saturday match has us in the estádio Engenhão for the Botafogo vs Santos clash. On Sunday, we’ll be setting up our cameras at the estádio Palestra Itália for the titanic clash between Palmeiras and archrivals São Paulo …

Continue Reading October 17, 2008 at 20:15 2 comments

Sorry Brazil fire blanks against Colombia

Another home fixture, another lamentable performance from Brazil, and yet another 0-0 in their own backyard …

Continue Reading October 16, 2008 at 00:43 3 comments

Kaká leaves footprint in Maracanã’s Walk of Fame

AC Milan midfielder and Brazil international, Kaká, has added his footprint to the estádio Maracanã’s Walk of Fame …

Continue Reading October 15, 2008 at 11:45 4 comments

Brazil x Colombia October 2008: probable starting line-up

Brazil go into their World Cup qualifying game against Colombia in the Maracanã on Wednesday night knowing that they have not lost to their northern neighbours since 1991 …

Continue Reading October 14, 2008 at 22:31 2 comments

Alexandre Pato or Jô set to come in for Adriano

Coach Dunga has yet to decide who will replace Adriano up front for Brazil’s game against Colombia on 15th October in the Maracanã …

Continue Reading October 14, 2008 at 13:24 Leave a comment

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