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Vasco Da Gama Beat Fluminense In Rio Derby

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Former Brazil international striker Luis Fabiano was on target as Vasco da Gama beat local rivals Fluminense 3-2 in Brazil’s Serie A championship on Saturday.

Fabiano struck just before the half-hour mark before Henrique Dourado scored twice in five minutes to hand Fluminense the lead at the Sao Januario stadium.

But Andres Escobar equalized in the 75th minute and Nene fired in a stoppage time winner to give Vasco their second straight victory.

Meanwhile, goals from Argentina international striker Lucas Pratto and Luiz Araujo handed Sao Paulo a 2-0 victory over defending champions Palmeiras.

In Saturday’s only other match, a late goal from striker Rildo handed Coritiba a 1-0 victory away to Vitoria.

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