Flamengo vs Coritiba
Maracanã Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
In the upcoming match, Flamengo will start the dispute of Brasileirão against Coritiba at the Maracanã Stadium, Rio de Janeiro. Flamengo are not in a good moment. This season, they have lost the SuperCopa do Brasil Trophy for Palmeiras, the Recopa Trophy for Independente Del Valle, and the Campeonato Carioca final for Fluminense. In addition, in the last game for Copa do Brasil, Flamengo was defeated by Maringá, the fourth division team (2x0). Similarly to Flamengo, Coritiba are not in a good moment this season. In the last 5 games, they have 2 defeats and 3 draws.Receive Your Welcome Bonus!
Flamengo's Portuguese coach Vítor Pereira was fired at the beginning of the week. However, they don’t have an agreement for a new head coach. It’s important to say that Flamengo have one of the best squads in Brazil, with many good players that can decide a match. Besides, in this particular game, they will have the support of their fans in Maracanã, which makes the team stronger.
EXPECTED OPENING LINEUP FOR FLAMENGO
Santos, Varela, Fabrício Bruno, David Luiz, Ayrton Lucas, Thiago Maia, Gerson, Everton Ribeiro, Gabriel, Pedro, Everton.
Coritiba are not in a good moment. They have played 16 matches this season, with 7 wins, 7 draws, and 2 losses. In the Campeonato Paranaense, they were eliminated in the quarter-finals by Cascavel. In the last match for Copa do Brasil, they drew with Sport at home (3x3). However, Coritiba have Alef Manga, a true striker who scored 3 goals in the last game. Alef Manga has 9 goals in 14 matches this season.
EXPECTED OPENING LINEUP FOR CORITIBA
Gabriel, Natanael, Kuscevic, Bruno Viana, Victor Luis, Andrey, Bruno Gomes, Liziero, William Potker, Rodrigo Pinho, Alef Manga.
Expert Betting Tips
Even though Flamengo are not in his best performance, Flamengo and Coritiba squads have a big quality difference. Flamengo have great players as well Pedro, Gabriel, and Everton; and good options to replace during the match. Coritiba have a chance to score because they have Alef Manga, but flamengo will probably win, mostly because the game is at the Maracanã, home of Flamengo, with the fans supporting the team.