"It's great to play and to be back with my teammates. I return with a victory and a goal, so I am happy. We are getting our feeling back, our way of playing," the 21-year-old Mbappe said after the match.
The result at Arena do Gremio in the southern city of Porto Alegre left Gremio 12th in the 20-team standings with 13 points from 10 matches. Palmeiras rose two places to fourth with 18 points.
Flamengo went ahead in the sixth minute when Pedro slotted a cool finish past Argentinian goalkeeper Javier Burrai after a surging run and defence-splitting pass from Gerson.
‘I also hope very much that I can become one of the Winter Olympic volunteers, so that I can contribute my own modest strength to my country.’
The most familiar and important event to be affected will be the traditional ceremonies in the athletes' village to mark the arrival of each NOC team. Regarded as one of the most memorable occasions for the participating athletes, the ceremonies will be canceled, although Chef de Mission will have an opportunity to be greeted by the Village Mayor.
Instead of 2,100 fans, only a few hundred might go, while Sevilla is not expecting more than 500 followers.
Betis are another team with two wins from two games after Nabil Fekir's penalty after 10 minutes and William Caravalho's powerful drive from outside the area eight minutes later gave the team from Seville a comfortable 2-0 victory against Valladolid and maintain new coach Manuel Pellegrini's perfect start.
"Because the Kenyan President Uhuru will come to tour the stadium and launch it on Saturday ahead of the World Athletics Continental Tour we thought we can use the opportunity to have the races and give him an opportunity to watch them, that's why we listed 54 athletes to take part in the event," said Mutwii.
The swimmers' performances at the championships will be an important reference point for their qualification for the Tokyo Olympic Games. Enditem
"This is unbelievable, standing here in Paris on the top of the podium. I never thought I would be here," he added.
"As always, your encouraging words and support meant the world to me and I look forward to getting back on the court and competing for Canada next year," the 20-year-old added.