Flamengo, Boca Juniors into last 16 of Copa Libertadores
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
RIO DE JANEIRO, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Former Brazil international midfielder Everton Ribeiro struck two second-half goals as Rio de Janeiro giants Flamengo secured their passage to the Copa Libertadores knockout phase with a 2-0 victory over Ecuador's Emelec on Wednesday.
Ribeiro lashed a powerful 48th-minute shot into the top corner before curling in a stoppage-time free-kick in front of a near-capacity crowd at the Maracana stadium.
The result means Flamengo now have nine points from five matches ...