Flamengo faces Corinthians, on Sunday (10), at 4 pm, at the New Coimica Arena, for the 16th round of the Brazilian Championship.
This Sunday (10), the ball rolls to Corinthians And the flamingo, at 4 pm, at the New Coimica Arena, for the 16th round of the Brazilian Championship. This will be the first duel in the three confrontations between the two teams, who will also face each other in the knockout stage of the Copa Libertadores quarter-finals.
While the hosts are fourth on the leaderboard with 26 points, the flamingo It ranks eighth with 21 points. If he wins on Sunday afternoon (10), he will be able to go up a few places. Due to the crucial Copa Brasil clash against Atletico MG in the middle of the week, coach Dorival Junior opted to move with a mixed squad to Sao Paulo.
Coach Mengão should put on the field a well-mixed team than the public is used to seeing. The main absence from the team this afternoon is Willian Arao, who was negotiated with Turkey’s Fenerbahce, and is no longer playing for Flamengo. The club still has Arascaeta as an absence with back pain. Matthews, with tonsillitis. Bruno Henrique, knee surgery and Diego Alves, suffers from pubic pain.
Dorival must make changes to the defensive system of Mingao, Rodrigo Caio and Fabricio Bruno, who is back on the field after being absent for more than three months. The two make up the defense duo, according to Globoesporte.com. Ayrton Lucas and Victor Hugo should appear as starters.
With absences and players spared by Dorival Junior, the team that should start the duel against Corinthians on Sunday should be: Santos, Rodini, Rodrigo Caio, Fabricio Bruno and Ayrton Lucas; Thiago Maya, Joao Gomez and Victor Hugo; Everton Ribeiro, Vitino and Gabriel.
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