Brazilian champion Fluminense proclaims

Fluminense was proclaimed champion of the Brazilian league this Sunday three days in advance by winning 2-3 against Palmeiras and benefit from the tie between Atlético Mineiro and Vasco da Gama (1-1).

The leader won the game thanks to an agonizing goal from Fred in the minute 87, reached 76 points and opened ten ahead of Gremio, that overtook Atlético Mineiro in the table, now third with 65 units at the end of the thirty-fifth day of the Brazilian Championship.

This is Fluminense's fourth league title and second in the last three seasons, after he was also champion in 2010.

Fluminense had to do their best to win the final three points in a match that was played in the city of Presidente Prudente, São Paulo..

The champion stepped forward through Fred, just before the break, and took advantage of an own goal by Mauricio Ramos, when trying to clear a reject.

However, Palmeiras, who fight tooth and nail to avoid relegation, He equalized ten minutes later with two set pieces, first in a corner kick finished off by the Argentine Hernán Barcos and then in a free kick that Patrik Vieira headed on goal.

The carioca team achieved the final goal in the minute 87, three from the end, through fred, top scorer in the league with 19 goals and star of the team.

Atlético Mineiro stumbled during their visit to Vasco da Gama in Rio de Janeiro and did not go beyond a tie, despite having started the game on the right foot thanks to a penalty converted by Ronaldinho.

The expulsion of Serginho for a double warning left Mineiro in numerical inferiority from the minute 40 and allowed Vasco to tie, fifteen minutes later, in a shot at Alecsandro's turn.

The Guild won 2-1 to Sao Paulo and managed to rise to second place, but they no longer have options to reach Fluminense in the table.

Alberto Llopis

Alberto Llopis

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