2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
1-0-0, 1st in Brazilian Campeonato Mineiro
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41dReuters

Brazilian great Ronaldo buys boyhood club Cruzeiro

Retired Real Madrid and Brazil striker Ronaldo has bought a controlling stake in his former club Cruzeiro, the player and the club said on Saturday.

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5yTim Vickery

Relegation clouds Brazil's big clubs

11 games left to go in the Brazil league and the likes of Cruzeiro and Internacional are engulfed in a relegation battle, writes Tim Vickery.

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6yESPN staff

Cruzeiro release ex-Brazil striker Damiao

Cruzeiro have not renewed the contracts of former Brazil international forwards Leandro Damiao and Julio Baptista, the club announced on Wednesday.

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6yESPN staff

Brazilian clubs create Liga Sul-Minas-Rio

A competition meant to be the precursor to a Brazilian Premier League was officially formed after a meeting by member clubs on Thursday.

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6yESPN staff

Luxemburgo sacked for 2nd time in 3 months

Former Real Madrid manager Vanderlei Luxemburgo has been sacked for the second time this season after Cruzeiro confirmed his dismissal on Monday.

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7yAssociated Press

Cruzeiro sack Oliveira and hire Luxemburgo

Cruzeiro have fired Marcelo Oliveira, the coach who led the team to the Brazilian league titles for the last two seasons.

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7yPA Sport

Copa Lib: River stun Cruzeiro

Argentinian giants River Plate crushed Cruzeiro 3-0 in Brazil to storm into the semifinals of the Copa Libertadores.

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7yTim Vickery

Cruzeiro net big win but fail to impress

Cruzeiro landed a superb result, but there's no hiding from the fact they have failed to live up to expectations so far in the competition.

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7yAssociated Press

Brazil introduces plan to modernise game

President Dilma Rousseff signed a measure on Thursday that gives Brazilian clubs up to 20 years to pay what they owe to the federal government. In exchange, they must manage their finances more professionally.

Lucas Silva: I must repay Real's faith in me (1:58)
6y
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Real Madrid sign Lucas Silva

Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva has completed his move to Real Madrid, the European champions announced on Friday.

RankingsBrazilian Campeonato Mineiro

Goal Difference31st
Goals Scored31st
Assists0Tied-1st
Goals Conceded0Tied-1st