Three Brazilian clubs top Libertadores groups

March 6, 2009 at 11:01 3 comments

Mr Washington goes to town

Mr Washington goes to town

Sport Recife, São Paulo and Cruzeiro are leading the way in their respective groups in South America’s most prestigious competition.

Sport went top of Group 1 after beating current Libertadores holders, LDU, 2-0 in the Estádio Ilha do Retiro in Recife. See the goals by Daniel Paulista and Paulo Baier, and Cruzeiro’s goal here

Cruzeiro’s 1-0 win away at Bolivia’s Universitário Sucre in the estádio Olímpico Pátria, saw them move to pole position in Group 5. The only sour note was that Kléber got sent off yet again for the second time in three Libertadores games.

On Thursday, São Paulo came away with a 3-1 victory at America de Cali thanks to Borges and a brace from Washington. Muricy Ramalho’s men are now leaders of Group 4. See the goals.

The two teams that are letting the Brazilians down are Palmeiras who are bottom of Group 1, and Grêmio who sit 3rd in Group 7.

See the table and the rest of the Libertadores results here


Entry filed under: Libertadores 2009. Tags: , , , , , .

Ronaldo makes debut for Corinthians Neymar makes Santos debut

3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Guillermo  |  March 10, 2009 at 17:34

    As a complete moron you “forget” to mention that Grêmio only played once in “La Copa”.

    GO GRÊMIO!!!

  • 2. pitacodogringo  |  March 11, 2009 at 13:03

    Caro Guillermo
    Do your parents know that you are using their PC when they are at work? Or are you using a computer at kindergarten? If this continues, I will be compelled to write to both your school and parents telling them what a naughty little boy you’ve been and recommending that you get a detention and have your pocket money stopped -or at the very least that they take away your rattle and lollipop for a day.

  • 3. Colorado Matt  |  March 12, 2009 at 06:50

    A goalless draw against some Chilean club and a few defeats in the Gauchao and the Gremista’s get over exicted..


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


The man who came up with: Messi carrying Argentina. Neymar carrying Brazil. British Airways carrying England. My name is Jon Cotterill. I am an English football commentator for TV Globo in São Paulo, Brazil. Currently we're broadcasting two live Campeonato Brasileiro or Campeonato Paulista games per week plus our magazine show, Footbrazil to 180 countries. + Eu trabalho como narrador na TV Globo em São Paulo, Brasil. Atualmente, nos transmitimos dois jogos ao vivo do Campeonato Brasileiro ou Campeonato Paulista por semana e nosso programa de futebol semanal, Footbrazil.

Follow me on Twitter

Copyright – don’t steal my stuff! links and excerpts are fine

© Jon Cotterill and Pitacodogringo's Brazilian football site, 2012. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Jon Cotterill and Pitacodogringo's Brazilian football site with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.


Listed on Soccer Blogs