Flamengo vs Fluminense
Brazil Serie A
Date: Saturday, 13th October 2018
Kick-off at 21:00 UK/ 22:00 CET
Venue: Maracana (Rio de Janeiro).
The Mecca of World Football, the famed Maracana Stadium hosts the Brazil Serie A match, Flamengo vs Fluminense. Flamengo sits on a comfortable third position in the league table. Fluminense is struggling a bit at the eighth position with a negative goal difference.
The hosts are the favourites to win this match. With players of the calibre of Lucas Paqueta, Everton Riberio etc who lead the attack for the Flamengo side, the hosts will be expected to dominate the proceedings from the first minute itself.
Sure, the loss of Vinicius Junior to Real Madrid was a blow to the team, but they have replacements that are well enough to put away the Fluminense side.
Flamengo is unbeaten in their last five league matches. They have just three losses in last 20 of their home matches. Fluminense has just four wins in 20 away matches.
Flamengo vs Fluminense Head-to-head
- Flamengo are unbeaten at halftime in their last 20 league games at home.
- Flamengo has won by two or more goals in 13 of their last 24 home league games.
- Both teams scored in 15 of last 18 away games of Fluminense.
Flamengo vs Fluminense Prediction
The attacking expertise of Flamengo will overpower the under pressure Fluminense side. The third-placed host team will have no problem in overcoming the defensive tactics formed by the eighth-placed visitors.
Flamengo has an admirable record at home. In fact in last 20 of their home matches in the Serie A, they stand undisputed at halftime. They are also undefeated in 21 of their 24 home league matches.
Having won 11 of their last 14 home games in Serie A, they also managed to keep a clean sheet in 12 of their last 18 home games.
Flamengo will win this game in style and will have the visiting side dancing to their tune from the first whistle itself.
Flamengo vs Fluminense Betting Tips
Flamengo to win @ 1.75 (3/4)
Half Time/ Full Time – Flamengo/ Flamengo @ 2.80 (9/5).