Flamengo emerged as 2-0 winners over bitter rivals Internacional tonight in Brazil’s Campeonato.
Gabriel got both the goals, grabbing the opener in the 69th minute before ensuring all three points in stoppage time.
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Both sides also lost a player to injury inside the first ten minutes – Jorge Henrique for the visitors and Paulo Victor for the hosts.
The win moves Flamengo into 10th with 40 points. Internacional slip further behind Cruzeiro in the race for the title – they now face a ten point deficit with 8 games remaining.