5th round of Group Stage
Flamengo vs Racing
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
In the upcoming match of CONMEBOL Libertadores, Flamengo will face off Racing at Maracanã Stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Flamengo is currently in 5th position in Brazil’s Serie A, while Racing is 17th in Argentina's Serie A. Flamengo comes from a victory, as the away side, against Vasco 4-1, in a local rivalry match, and Racing comes from a victory playing as the home side, against Banfield 2-0.Grab Your Signup Bonus!
Flamengo is second in Group A of CONMEBOL Libertadores with 5 points, and Racing is the leader of the Group with 5 points above. In the match in Argentina, Racing and Flamengo drew 1-1. Now, Mengao is trying to use the leverage of playing at home to get closer to the qualifying Libertadores. Flamengo arrives at the match with 8 matches without a loss. They won both local rivals in the last 2 games in Fluminense and Vasco. Flamengo played 37 matches this season, with 20 victories, 6 draws, and 11 defeats. The team scored 71 goals and took 42.
EXPECTED OPENING LINEUP FOR FLAMENGO
Matheus Cunha, Wesley, Fabrício Bruno, Léo Pereira, Ayrton Luccas, Erick Pulgar, Thiago Maia, Vidal, Arrascaeta, Everton Ribeiro, Gabriel, Pedro.
Racing is currently the leader of Group A in Libertadores and has a safe situation. A draw against Flamengo puts them in the next phase of Libertadores. The team plays the last match at home. The Academy comes from 3 matches without a loss, against Aucas and Banfield and with Defensa y Justicia. Racing played 23 matches this season, with 10 victories, 5 draws, and 8 defeats. Racing scored 33 goals and took 32.
EXPECTED OPENING LINEUP FOR RACING
Arias, Mura, Sigali, Insúa, Gabriel Rojas, Nardoni, Aníbal Moreno, Oroz, Paolo Guerrero, Maxi Romero, Hauche.
EXPERT BETTING TIPS
Flamengo looks for a victory at home to achieve a more comfortable situation in the last round of stage Group. Flamengo isn’t qualifying for the next phase of Libertadores but can get closer. Racing, on the other hand, can guarantee qualifying with a draw at Maracanã. Flamengo has the best chance to win because of the good sequence of victories.