Atletico Paranaense rally to defeat Flamengo

Rio de Janeiro, Sep 20 : Atletico Paranaense recovered from a 0-2 deficit to shock Flamengo 4-2 in the Campeonato Brasileiro.

Hernane and Luiz Antonio gave the hosts a 2-0 lead inside the first eight minutes before goals from Fran Merida, Dellatorre, Marcelo and Roger consigned Flamengo to their eighth loss of the season Thursday, reports Xinhua.

The Rio giants are now in 15th place, just two points clear of the relegation zone, while Atletico Paranaense have risen to fourth.

In other games Thursday, Portuguesa defeated Nautico 3-0 and Bahia overcame Internacional 2-0.

Cruzeiro lead the league standings with 49 points, followed by Botafogo (42) and Gremio (38).

--IANS (Posted on 20-09-2013)

world-news headlines

Four killed in a blast in Syria

US drone kills 21 in Yemen

Full state honours for Malaysian Indian leader's funeral

Tune into religious music to relieve 'death anxiety'

UN outraged by South Sudan attacks

Chinese bank launches Pretty Mom credit card

Van Basten to be AZ Alkmaar's new coach

Fans begin collecting World Cup tickets

Fans backlash awaits Barca on return to Camp Nou

Hamilton grabs third season pole at Shanghai

Obama signs bill barring Iran's UN envoy-designate

Key to safe ride lies with passengers?

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014


Your e-mail:

Your Full Name:

Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box


Back to Top