Samba Football: Conca scores a cracker for Flu

Friburguense 1 – Fluminense 3 (Campeonato Carioca, March 24, 2009) Friburguense took the lead in the 9th minute though a deflected Ziquinha shot, but Fluminense were soon level when Roger dribbled through the defense to shoot with his left foot. In the 53rd minute Flu scored a brilliant second, Conca picked the ball up in the left back position before weaving his way through the home defence and firing home into the bottom corner. Thiago Neves wrapped up the points from the spot.

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Palmeiras 2 – Bragantino 1 (Campeonato Paulista, March 24, 2009) Things looks ominous for Palmeiras after Jeci had inexcusably turned a ball into his own net early doors. But a double from Ortigoza, a goal in each half, earned the hosts back to back wins.

Oeste 1 – Mogi Mirim 2 (Campeonato Paulista, March 24, 2009) A picture-perfect free-kick from Ze Rodolpho after just four minutes, followed by Luciano’s 23rd minute ripper gave the vistors the lead at the break. Love’s second half goal was too little too late.

Barueri 2 – Marilia Atletico 2 (Campeonato Paulista, March 24, 2009) Despite having fallen bahind to Abuda’s 11th minute tap-in, Barueri headed into the break ahead after Pedrao and Humberto had got on the scoresheet. But Ricardinho made it hounors-even with a terrific second half free-kick.

Sao Caetano 2 – Guarani 0 (Campeonato Paulista, March 24, 2009)