Campeonato Carioca: Vasco lose, while Fluminense and Botafogo record convincing winsFred celebrates his goal for Fluminense -
Vasco da Gama were the only Brasileirão side to lose during this weekend’s round of Campeonato Carioca fixtures, with Flamengo, Fluminense and Botafogo all recording wins.
Vasco, who lost 4-2 to Flamengo on Thursday, were beaten 1-0 by former Série A side Bangu thanks to a 54th-minute goal from Hugo.
Elsewhere, the other three top-flight teams all remained unbeaten in the competition with wins over their lowly oppositions.
Fluminense put three past Quissamã, who are yet to win a game, with recently called-up Brazil international Jean scoring on the stroke of half-time.
Wagner grabbed a goal with 17 minutes remaining before last season’s Brasileirão top goalscorer Fred added a late penalty to claim all three points.
Veteran midfielder Clarence Seedorf scored a hat-trick as Botafogo ran out 3-1 winners over Macaé.
The 36-year-old cancelled out Jones’ early opener for Macaé with a goal in the ninth-minute, before adding two late penalties to his and Botafogo’s tally.
Leading scorer Hernane scored his fifth goal of the competition as Flamengo brushed past Nova Iguaçu with a 1-0 win.
Madureira 1 - 2 Audax Rio
Boavista 1 - 0 Friburguense
Quissamã 0 - 3 Fluminense
Flamengo 1 - 0 Nova Iguaçu
Resende 1 - 1 Olaria
Volta Redonda 0 - 0 Duque de Caxias
Vasco da Gama 0 - 1 Bangu
Macaé 1 - 3 Botafogo