Former Brazil under-20 international Marcos Junior struck the decisive penalty as Fluminense defeated arch-rivals Flamengo to win the Guanabara Cup final at Rio’s Olympic Stadium on Sunday.
The Tricolor won the penalty shootout 4-2 after the scores were tied 3-3 at the end of normal time.
Wellington Silva opened the scoring for Fluminense in the fourth minute before William and Everton struck in quick succession to give Flamengo the lead.
Goals from Henrique Dourado and Lucas appeared to hand Fluminense control of the match before Peru international striker Paolo Guerrero scored an 84th-minute equalizer.
It was Fluminense’s 10th Guanabara Cup title and just their second triumph in the competition since 1993.
(With Inputs From Xinhua)