Soccer-Early penalty gives Fluminense 1-0 win over Inter in Brazil


Soccer Football - Brasileiro Championship - Fluminense v Internacional - Estadio Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - November 24, 2021 Internacional's Carlos Palacios in action with Fluminense's Wellington REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Fluminense were awarded a penalty inside the first minute of their league match against Internacional in Brazil on Wednesday with Fred converting from the spot to give his side a 1-0 win and hand their opponents a third straight defeat.

Inter were the better team throughout the game, which saw nine yellow cards dished out and a late red to Inter's Paulo Victor, but could not get the goal their play and possession deserved.

The win at the Maracana stadium saw seventh-placed Fluminense move four points ahead of Inter in eighth, and a point behind Red Bull Bragantino.

(Reporting by Andrew Downie; Editing by Peter Rutherford)

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