Internacional claim Gaucho 1 trophy after 4-1 cruise against Gremio
Internacional won the Gaucho 1 state championship on Sunday evening after a thumping 4-1 win against Gremio gave them a 6-2 aggregate scoreline.
An impressive showing at the Beira-Rio stadium will give Inter fans plenty to be expectant about as the domestic season really starts to kick in in the immediate future.
The Porto Alegre side claimed a 43rd regional title and a fourth in as many years after goals from D'Alessandro, a double from Alex and an own goal courtesy of Alan Patrick- Gremio's reply came from striker Barcos but with Copa Libertadores duty clearly impacting on their energy levels, an Inter win came as nothing of a surprise.
Internacional's attentions will now turn to the start of the Brazilian Serie A this coming weekend, where they host Vitoria in the opening round of fixtures.