The confrontation between Flamengo and Corinthians, valid for the final of the Copa do Brasil, is one of the most awaited of 2022. Many do not risk a guess for the decision, but the former player and world champion, Rivaldo, did not stay on the fence. . For him, Rubro-Negro has the advantage in the duel.
Rivaldo even praised the Corinthians squad which, for him, has pieces that can make a difference in the confrontation. Even so, the former player played favoritism to Flamengo, due to the high level cast.
“Corinthians is a team with a lot of tradition that also has good weapons to fight for this achievement, however, we need to recognize that today Flamengo has the best squad and will have to be seen as the favorite to take this trophy in 2022” he said, before to complete:
“Today, in Brazil, the Flamengo team is recognized by many as the best squad in South America, and in my opinion, Mengo will always be favorite in any competition in which he participates, and the Copa do Brasil will not be that exception. Flamengo is the favorite in the final of the Copa do Brasil against Corinthians”, he concluded.
Flamengo and Corinthians face each other for the first time on October 12, at Neo Química Arena. Based on the result of the draw, held at the CBF headquarters, Rubro-Negro will decide the title at Maracanã, a week later. Both games will take place at 21:30 (Brasília time).