Flamengo, owned by Paulo Sousa, lost the Campeonato Carioca (state in Rio de Janeiro) final to rival Fluminense, coached by Abel Braga. After losing 0-2 as a visitor, Mingao did not go past 1-1 as a visitor, despite playing both games at the Maracana.
Flamengo took the lead through Gabigol, in the 29th minute, but Flo was leveled by Argentine German Cano (44), who had already scored the first two goals – the 34-year-old still missed a penalty in the second half (52′), which was The final can be judged much sooner.
And so Fluminense put an end to a 10-year hiatus in terms of being the champion of Rio and seven years in terms of titles – most recently the Primeira Liga in 2016. It was the 32nd state title in Tricolor history. He prevented Flamengo from reaching their first championship four times (only Fluminense, to be precise, and Botafogo managed to achieve this).
Another curiosity: It was with the same coach, Abel Braga, the last flu outbreak in Cariocao, in 2012.
???? Abel Braga wins his fourth title with Fluminense. There are 3 Cariocas (2005, 2012 and 2022), plus a 2012 Brasileirão
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