Botafogo

Botafogo

1st in Brazilian Serie A
John Textor to sell Crystal Palace stake, eyes Everton purchase John Textor to sell Crystal Palace stake, eyes Everton purchase

American businessman John Textor said Friday he is trying to sell his majority stake in Crystal Palace, which he owns 45% of through his company Eagle Football Holdings, and expressed an interest in purchasing Premier League rivals Everton.

Botafogo squander Brazilian title after 10-game horror run Botafogo squander Brazilian title after 10-game horror run

Rather than be known as the Brazilian title that Palmeiras claimed, 2023 will surely go down in history as the one that Botafogo threw away.

Brazil's title race is astonishingly tight with three games to go Brazil's title race is astonishingly tight with three games to go

Botafogo looked out of sight midway through the season but, with three games remaining, there is now a four-way battle for Brazil's league title.

Castro leaves Botafogo to coach Ronaldo at Al Nassr - sources Castro leaves Botafogo to coach Ronaldo at Al Nassr - sources

Portuguese coach Luis Castro will leave Brazilian club Botafogo to take charge of Saudi Pro League club Al Nassr, sources told ESPN Brasil.

Botafogo is one of Brazil's most historic clubs but uncertainty remains under owner John Textor Botafogo is one of Brazil's most historic clubs but uncertainty remains under owner John Textor

Botafogo was once a fixture among Brazil's top sides. Revitalised under owner John Textor, there is concern the renaissance may not last.

Will U.S. owner John Textor's 'Botafogo Way' produce the Bayern Munich of Brazilian football? Will U.S. owner John Textor's 'Botafogo Way' produce the Bayern Munich of Brazilian football?

Botafogo owner John Textor eyes patience, calm, and a style of play akin to Bayern Munich. Will the American succeed with that vision in Brazil?

Botafogo joins Crystal Palace in football's latest multi-club stable Botafogo joins Crystal Palace in football's latest multi-club stable

Botafogo is set to join Crystal Palace in John Textor's stable of clubs. But success on the pitch may just be a byproduct of the American's plans.

Gremio hammer Botafogo to keep Libertadores hopes alive Gremio hammer Botafogo to keep Libertadores hopes alive

Gremio scored a comprehensive 5-2 victory over relegated Botafogo on Monday to keep alive their hopes of a top six finish in Brazil’s Serie A.

Botafogo get rare point in 1-1 draw at Palmeiras Botafogo get rare point in 1-1 draw at Palmeiras

Botafogo got their first point in Brazil's Serie A since before Christmas in a 1-1 draw with an under-strength Palmeiras on Tuesday.

Comical defensive mix-up gives Inter 2-1 win over Botafogo Comical defensive mix-up gives Inter 2-1 win over Botafogo

A comical mix up by Botafogo defenders gifted Internacional a 2-1 win and condemned the Rio de Janeiro side to their seventh consecutive league defe

Brazil Serie A Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Botafogo 18 +15 39
2 Palmeiras 18 +14 36
3 Flamengo 17 +12 34
4 Fortaleza 17 +5 32
5 São Paulo 18 +8 31
6 Bahia 18 +5 30
7 Cruzeiro 17 +3 29
8 Athletico-PR 17 +3 25
9 Red Bull Braganti.. 17 +2 25
10 Atlético-MG 17 0 25
11 Vasco da Gama 18 -8 23
12 Juventude 16 -1 21
13 Internacional 14 0 19
14 Corinthians 18 -8 18
15 Criciúma 16 -3 17
16 Cuiabá 17 -4 17
17 Vitória 18 -11 15
18 Grêmio 16 -8 14
19 Fluminense 17 -11 11
20 Atlético-GO 18 -13 11
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
10 Jefferson Sava.. 4 11 1
15 Bastos 3 17 0
11 Júnior Santos 3 17 2

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
99 Luiz Henrique 3 17 3
70 Óscar Romero 3 13 0
11 Júnior Santos 2 17 3