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FLAMENGO PLACES 63 THOUSAND PEOPLE IN THE STADIUM, WHILE FLUMINENSE

This Saturday (02), Mais Querido won the Guanabara Cup, in a match against Madureira, managing to fill the Maracanã

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Flamengo fans filled the Maracanã stadium last Saturday (2), for the match against Madureira, in the last round of the Guanabara Cup. Thus, Fla had a great performance and managed to win 3-0, with goals from Arrascaeta, Pedro and Léo Pereira, who scored a great free kick. But, what surprised many people was the audience for the classic between Fluminense and Botafogo at Maracanã this Sunday (3).

In a tough match, Botafogo and Fluminense played an exciting game for the Carioca Championship. Just two minutes into the game, Marlon Freitas opened the scoring for Botafogo with a well-aimed left-footed shot after a cross in the area. The black and white team increased their lead with a goal from Raí, but Fluminense scored with Lelê.

In the second half, despite a slower start, the match gained excitement in the final minutes. In the 34th minute, John Kennedy conceded a penalty and converted with a dig, equalizing the score. However, Botafogo regained the lead with a penalty converted by Marlon Freitas, after a foul committed by André, who ended up being sent off. In stoppage time, Urso scored the fourth goal for Botafogo, securing a 4-2 victory over.


While the fans had a party at Maracanã on Saturday (2), the audience for the classic between Fluminense and Botafogo was far from what was expected. Flamengo managed to place more than 63 thousand fans in the stadium, while the two giants of Rio de Janeiro football played in front of an audience of around 21 thousand present.


Finally, Flamengo has broken several Brazilian football attendance records, staying well ahead of its rivals. In the 2023 season, Mengão was the Brazilian team with the highest average attendance in games for the Brasileirão.



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FLAMENGO MANAGER OPENS UP ABOUT THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF EXPROPRIATION OF THE GASÔMETRO LAND

Mengão intends to build his own stadium on the site expropriated by Rio de Janeiro City Hall

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Flamengo fans had two reasons to celebrate this Sunday (23). In addition to the 1-0 victory against Fluminense, the club received the news that the Gasologista land will be expropriated by the City of Rio de Janeiro. There, Rubro-Negro intends to build its own stadium. Cacau Cotta, Flamengo's director of external relations, detailed the next steps for the construction of the arena.

Cacau Cotta explained that the expropriation of the land now places the property under the responsibility of the city hall, and that the club has the resources necessary to acquire part of the land: "The land now belongs to the city hall. There is no legal dispute (...) What could arise in the future is a negotiation about the values...".




NEGOTIATION DETAILS

— "People sometimes get confused, because the mayor's decree is a decree that transfers the ownership of the land to the city hall. An expropriation does not imply a legal dispute. What may arise in the future is a negotiation of values. Soon, in 20, 30 days, there will be an auction, Flamengo has the necessary resources, and will pay for it. land the fair value, just as the city hall paid for the Gentileza Terminal. Flamengo will make the payment, so rest assured, there is no legal dispute. What could happen is just a discussion about land values", stated Cacau Cotta.



HISTORICAL MOMENT FOR THE CLUB

Cacau Cotta also celebrated the historic moment for Flamengo: "Let's celebrate, because today is a day of celebration with this beautiful victory. A difficult game against Fluminense is always a complicated game and (the stadium) represents a milestone in Flamengo's history. We've waited 130 years for this moment, haven't we? To finally have land to build our own stadium. Now it's President Landim's turn to explain, I gave you the details, for the mayor to explain, for (deputy) Pedro Paulo, who is by our side in this fight. That's what I always say, it's the red-black bench working in favor of Flamengo."
OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT OF EXPROPRIATION

This Sunday morning (23), the mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, and deputy Pedro Paulo recorded a video announcing the expropriation of the Gasometer land. The space belongs to an investment fund from Caixa Econômica Federal. Flamengo and the municipality tried to negotiate with the bank, but received no response, leading the City Hall to order the expropriation.


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TITE PRAISES FLAMENGO'S VICTORY OVER FLUMINENSE: "WE DESERVE TO WIN"

Pedro, with a penalty, kept Mengão in the lead

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In a classic valid for the 11th round of the Brasileirão, Flamengo beat Fluminense 1-0 this Sunday afternoon (23), at Maracanã. The goal that guaranteed the victory was scored by Pedro, from a penalty, keeping Mengão in the isolated lead of the competition with 24 points.

The match was marked by a controversial move in the 40th minute of the second half. Bruno Henrique was brought down in the area by Calegari, resulting in a penalty that Pedro converted, shooting into the middle of the goal and guaranteeing the red-black victory. The decision generated many complaints from Fluminense, who considered the marking incorrect.




TITE PRAISES FLAMENGO'S PERFORMANCE

< After the game, coach Tite praised the team's performance, highlighting the superiority and fairness of the result. “They are two great teams. It's one of the best Libertadores campaigns. I have great gratitude for Paulo Angioni (Fluminense football director). We are not enemies. There is respect for our work. We deserve to win. We quickly regained the ball on the outside to leave the team compact. It was gratifying. We deserved it regardless of when we scored the goal", said Tite.

RUBRO-BLACK SUPERIORITY AND MISSINGS

< Even with physical problems and absences due to the Copa América, Flamengo proved to be superior to Fluminense. Although they had less possession of the ball, Rubro-Negro was more dangerous, forcing the opponent to make mistakes and creating clear opportunities. Lack of aim almost complicated the situation, but the penalty conceded by Bruno Henrique was decisive.
SITUATION IN BRASILEIRÃO

< With the victory, Flamengo reached 24 points and guaranteed the leadership of Serie A for another round. Fluminense, who only had one shot in the classic and none in the goal saved by Rossi, remains at the bottom of the competition.< /p>




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GAVE SOFT! BOTAFOGO LOSES TO CRISCIÚMA IN THE SOUTH AND FLAMENGO CAN INCREASE THE DIFFERENCE AT THE TOP OF THE TABLE

Rio rival lost 2-1

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The 11th round of the Brazilian Championship started positively for Flamengo. This is because, in the opening, Botafogo lost 2-1 to Criciúma, playing at the Heriberto Hülse Stadium, in Santa Catarina and parked at 20 points. In this way, the red-black team continues as the leader and can increase the distance at the top.

Criciúma took the lead 10 minutes into the first half with Gustavo Barreto. However, Botafogo drew in the second half with Lucas Halter. In the final stretch, at 39′, the Santa Catarina club scored 2-1 with Arthur Caíke. 


SEE THE CLASSIFICATION

1st Flamengo – 21 points

2nd Palmeiras – 20


3rd Botafogo – 20

4º Athletico-PR – 18

5º Bahia – 18

6º Cruzeiro – 17

FLAMENGO SITUATION< /b>

With the defeat, Botafogo remains with 20 points in the standings, one less than Flamengo. However, the red-black team can increase the distance at the top if they beat Fluminense this Sunday (23). Palmeiras, third placed, has 20 and is still keeping an eye on the round.

NEXT GAME

Thus, Flamengo enters the field this Sunday (23 ), at 4pm (Brasília time), against Fluminense, at Maracanã, in a game valid for the 11th round of the Brazilian Championship. If you emerge victorious, your lead will increase.


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