Campeonato Carioca: Vasco win again, while Botafogo hold FluminenseWellington Nem celebrates his goal for Fluminense
Vasco da Gama claimed their third convincing win of this season’s Campeonato Carioca this weekend, while Fluminense and Botafogo played out a 1-1 draw.
Vasco ran out 4-2 winners over Resende on Saturday evening to move top of their group, thanks to goals from Dedé, Leonardo and two from Bernardo.
The 22-year-old attacking midfielder is now the Carioca’s leading goalscorer, with four goals, having scored in each of Vasco’s games.
Flamengo had to rely on a stoppage-time goal from Hernane to seal a narrow 1-0 win over Volta Redonda.
Elsewhere, Brasileirão winners Fluminense were held to a 1-1 draw by league rivals Botafogo, after Bolívar scored in the 73rd-minute to cancel out Wellington Nem’s first-half effort.
Friburguense 2-3 Audax Rio
Nova Iguaçu 3-0 Duque de Caxias
Macaé 2-0 Quissamã
Resende 2-4 Vasco da Gama
Olaria 0-2 Bangu
Flamengo 1-0 Volta Redonda
Boavista 0-1 Madureira
Botafogo 1-1 Fluminense