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Prediction: Fluminense vs Flamengo

Jamie Jones in Free Soccer Predictions 23 Jun 2024

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Prediction: Flamengo to win 2-0

Best Odds: 15/2

Bookmaker: Zetbet

Fluminense and Flamengo will lock horns with each other in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A this weekend. The match between Fernando Diniz’s side and Tite’s team will be held at the Maracana and is scheduled to kick off at 8 pm UK time on Sunday.

Fluminense

Fluminense are one of the biggest and most well-known clubs in Brazil and are doing well at the moment. Tricolor ended up seventh in the 2023 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A campaign, but things could turn out much worse this time around.

Fernando Diniz’s side are at the foot of the league table at the moment with just six points from 10 matches. Fluminense are level on points with Gremio, who have played nine times.

Fluminense will head into the league game against Flamengo this weekend on the back of a 2-0 defeat to Cruzeiro away from home in the Brazilian Serie A. It came after a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Atlético-GO in front of their fans in the league which followed a 1-0 loss to Botafogo.

Team News:

Fluminense are likely to line up in a 4-2-3-1 formation. Fabio will be in goal for the home team and will have Marquinhos, Antonio Carlos, Thiago and Diogo Barbosa in front of him in defence. Martinelli and Lima will be the two holding midfielders. Douglas Costa, Renato Augusto and John Kennedy will be the three attacking midfielders. German Cano will lead the line for Fluminense.

Flamengo

Flamengo are one of the biggest and most well-known clubs in Brazil. Malvadão ended up as high as fourth in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A table last season and things could be even better for them this time around.

Tite’s side are at the top of the Brazilain Serie A table at the moment with 21 points from 10 matches. Flamengo are a point clear of second-placed Palmeiras and Botafogo, who are third. It is still early days in the championship, but Flamengo could end up becoming the champions of Brazil.

Flamengo will head into the league game against Fluminense on the back of a 2-1 victory over Bahia at home in the Brazilian Serie A. It came after a 1-1 draw with Athletico-PR on the road in the league which followed a 2-1 victory over Gremio.

Team News:

Flamengo are likely to line up in a 4-2-3-1 formation. Agustin Rossi will be in goal for the visiting team. Wesley Franca, David Luiz, Leao Pereira and Ayrton Lucas will be the four defenders. Leo Ortiz and Gerson will be deployed in holding midfield. Luis Araujo, Lorran and Everton will be the three attacking midfielders. Pedro will lead the line for Flamengo.

Key Factors to Consider

  • Fluminense have scored 10 goals in 10 Brazilian Serie A matches this season.
  • Fluminense have won just 1 of their 10 Brazilian Serie A matches this season.
  • Flamengo have scored 18 goals in 10 Brazilian Serie A games this campaign.
  • Flamengo have won 6 of their 10 Brazilian Serie A games this season.
  • Flamengo have lost just 1 of their 10 Brazilian Serie A matches this campaign.

Conclusion

Flamengo have started the 2024 Brazilian Serie A campaign strongly and are at the top of the league table. On the other hand, Fluminense are at the foot of the standings and are having a torrid campaign. It is hard to see anything but a comfortable win for Flamengo.

Prediction: Flamengo to win 2-0

Best Odds: 15/2

Bookmaker: Zetbet

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jamie Jones


Jamie Jones is an experienced football journalist who has been working in the industry for years. Jamie watches all the major leagues in Europe, especially the Premier League and La Liga.

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