In a duel between Portuguese coaches at the Brasileirão, it was Luís Castro who came out smiling

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Botafogo by Luís Castro defeats Flamengo by Paulo Sousa

Botafogo, coached by Luís Castro, won this Sunday by 1-0 in the visit to Flamengo, guided by his compatriot Paulo Sousa, in a game for the fifth round of the Brasileirão, rising to the provisional fifth place in the competition .

A goal scored by striker Erison in the 51st minute was enough for Botafogo to win at the Maracanã Stadium, after VAR ruled out a goal against the host team in the 26th minute for offside. striker Gabriel Barbosa.

The team led by Luís Castro climbed to fifth place in the Brasileirão, with eight points and level on points with third-classed Bragantino, with one game less, and defending champions Atlético Mineiro, who occupy the fourth position, while Flamengo is 14th, with five.

The Brazilian championship is led by Corinthians, coached by Vítor Pereira, tied with América Mineiro, but one game less, both one point ahead of the chasing trio.

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