BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil -- Atletico Mineiro defeated league champions and local rivals Cruzeiro 1-0 to win their first Brazilian Cup title 3-0 on aggregate.
Brazil striker Diego Tardelli netted the winner with a header in first-half injury time at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte to claim victory in the first major final contested between the two neighbouring clubs.
After conceding the goal at home, Cruzeiro needed to score four times to overturn the 2-0 first-leg deficit and maintain...
Brazilian police have formally accused four Gremio fans of racially insulting a player in a Brazilian Cup match.
Police say the fans were among those who called Santos goalkeeper Aranha a "monkey," and imitated monkey noises at Arena Gremio on Aug. 28.
A judge will decide whether to charge them and, if charged and convicted, they face up to three years in prison.
The fans, identified by authorities and club officials, had already been banned from matches for two years because of their acts.