Rio de Janeiro: Flamengo beat Juventuge 3-1 on Wednesday, scoring three goals in the first half to keep up with Brazilian league leader Atletico Minero.
The victory that Atletico brought when they defeated Santos on the same scoreline means Flamengo is 11 points behind the Belo Horizonte club, but they have two games at hand.
Thanks to Kennedy, Pedro’s first half goal and Andreas Pereira’s stunning 30-meter free kick, they scored all three points at the Maracana Stadium.
William Matheus achieved his visitor comfort goal in the 57th minute, but Juventuge remains 16th in the 20-team league, one level above the relegation zone.
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Soccer-Flamengo wins and continues to put pressure on leader Atletico
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