Campeonato Carioca 2013: Flamengo and Vasco open with easy victories
Both Flamengo and Vasco put difficult close seasons behind them to open their Campeonato Carioca accounts with convincing wins, against low level opposition.
Flamengo were first up against Quissamã, earning a 2-0 victory thanks to two goals from previously out-of-favour striker Hernane.
Later in the evening, former Porto attacking midfielder Carlos Alberto starred as a new look Vasco side ran out 3-0 winners over Boavista.
The Champions League winner opened the scoring in the first-half, before fellow forwards Bernardo and Eder Luis completed the rout for the visitors after the break.
- Olaria 0-0 Audax-RJ
- Friburguense 2-1 Bangu
- Flamengo 2-0 Quissamã
- Resende 1-1 Madureira
- Boavista 0-3 Vasco da Gama