RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 15 (Reuters) – Bruno Henrique’s eighth goal of the season brought Flamengo to a 2-0 win over Sport in Brazil’s Serie A on Sunday.
The former Wolfsburg and Santos striker headed home in the 11th minute and Ronaldo pushed through his own goal at the beginning of the second half to seal the points for the home side.
The goal put Bruno Henrique at the top of the Serie A goalscoring list.
Flamengo remained in fifth place with 27 points, 10 behind leaders Atletico Mineiro despite having two games to go.
Sport has 15 points and is in 16th place in the 20 team ranking, one place before the relegation zone.
Reporting by Andrew Downie, editing by Ed Osmond
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