Flamengo and Palmeiras face off at 9:30 pm (Brasília time) this Wednesday (08)
It’s all or nothing for Flamengo to keep their dream of the Brazilian title alive. This Wednesday (08), Mais Querido faces Palmeiras, for the 33rdThe round of the competition, at Maracanã. In the next duel, at 9:30 pm (Brasília time), coach Tite defined the 11 players who will try to win for Rubro-Negro.
Holders: Agustín Rossi, Matheuzinho, Fabrício Bruno, Léo Pereira and Ayrton Lucas; Erick Pulgar, Gerson and Arrascaeta; Luiz Araújo, Everton Cebolinha and Pedro.
Reservations: Matheus Cunha, Santos, Wesley, Varela, Rodrigo Caio, Pablo, Cleiton, Igor Jesus, Rayan Lucas, Victor Hugo, Everton Ribeiro and Gabigol.
Missing in the last round due to suspension, Gerson returns to the Flamengo team. Also remaining in the team is full-back Matheuzinho, who debuted as a starter under Tite’s command on Sunday (05), against Fortaleza. On the other hand, the coach will not be able to count on five players.
The following were not listed for the game with Palmeiras: Filipe Luís, Thiago Maia and Bruno Henrique, suspended. Furthermore, David Luiz and Allan remain unable to perform due to injuries. However, Tite can again count on Gabigol, recovered from pain in his thigh adductor. However, number 10 starts on the bench.
IT’S A DECISION
The game will determine Flamengo’s course in the Brazilian Championship. In case of victory, Rubro-Negro will temporarily reduce the gap to leader Botafogo to three points. However, in case of defeat, Mengo will remain in sixth and will only have to focus on fighting for a place in next year’s Copa Libertadores da América.
Flamengo x Palmeiras will be broadcast by Coluna do Fla, live, on YouTube. The best narration will be with us, after all, the ‘brabo’ Rafa Penido leads the team. In addition, Tulio Rodrigues will provide comments, with reports from Leo José and Vitor Beloti, directly from Maracanã. On television, however, Globo and Premiere show the duel, on an open network and a closed channel, respectively.