- Copa do Brasil, Semi-final Leg 1 of 2
- Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- 25.08.2022 01:30
Fluminense will take on Corinthians in the upcoming semi-final leg 1 of Copa do Brasil, scheduled at Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro. Going in the contest, Fluminense carries a decent match-winning form if compared to Corinthians’s recent form. However, the game form doesn’t matter as the stage has been set for the semi-final, which will be deciding which team will take the momentum with a lead in the next leg. When the last time these two sides met in July 2022, Fluminense won comfortably 4-0, striking four goals, pushing Corinthians on the back foot. Going in the contest, Fluminense will have a decent chance of winning.
Fluminense - Coming off a Comprehensive Win Over Coritiba (WDLW)
Going in the contest, Fluminense is coming off a commanding win over Coritiba (5-2), in which Caio Paulista, Jhon Arias, Nathan, and William managed to showcase their firepower. Taking positives from the last game, we saw that attackers were well supported by mid-fielders who managed to produce great tackles, giving assistance to their main attackers. Fluminense is likely to play with a 4-2-3-1 formation, depending on their mindset and game plan. Fluminense has been phenomenal at home, as it has stayed unbeaten in its last 8 home games.
Key Players for Fluminense
- German Cano
- Jhon Arias
- Paulo Ganso
- Manoel Messias
Corinthians - Might Walk in with a Defensive Approach (LWLLD)
From the last five games played, Corinthians have managed to win only a single fixture, and that was against Atletico Goianiense (4-1). However, in their recent game against Fortaleza, Corinthians lost (1-0) and were unsuccessful in finding the equalizer goal in the contest. Corinthians’ away record hasn’t been quite spectacular this season as they haven’t managed to win a single outing. Going in the contest, it can be observed that Corinthians will be playing with a defensive mindset to draw the game.
Key Players for Corinthians
- Roger Guedes
- Lucas Piton
- Gustavo Mantuan
Expert Betting Tips
Going in the contest, Fluminense will be the favorite to win and take the lead. From Corinthians camp, Roger Guedes could produce something sensational and upset the home side; however, the chances of visitors winning are very thin. The game total is expected to be over 2.5, and Fluminense to score at least two goals.
- Fluminense to Win for 1.9 - Bet365
- Both Teams to Score - No for 1.638 - 1xBet
- Total Over 2 for 1.88 - 22bet