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Flamengo beat Bahia in Brazil's Serie A

IANS logoIANS 26-06-2017

The hosts on Sunday were left with a numerical disadvantage when defender Lucas Fonseca was shown a second yellow card for a bad foul in the 30th minute, reports Xinhua news agency.

Berrio, introduced just after the hour mark as a replacement for Willian Arao, hit the target in the 73rd minute after an Everton Ribeiro cross.

The result at the Fonte Nova arena lifted Flamengo to third in the 20-team standings with 17 points from 10 matches while Bahia dropped to 17th with 10 points.

In other matches on Sunday, Atletico Paranaense beat Vitoria 4-1, Vasco da Gama overcame Atletico Goianiense 1-0, Cruzeiro defeated Coritiba 2-0, Corinthians won 1-0 at Gremio, Palmeiras beat Ponte Preta 2-1, Fluminense drew 1-1 at Sao Paulo and Atletico Mineiro beat Chapecoense 1-0.

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