Flamengo vs Sporting Cristal
South America – Copa Libertadores
Date: Wednesday, 25 May 2022
Kick-off at 1:30 UK / 2:30 CET
Venue: Maracanã (Rio de Janeiro).
Round 6 of Copa Libertadores in Group H is scheduled this Wednesday as Flamengo of Brazil is set to host Sporting Cristal from Peru at Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro.
Flamengo have already qualified for Copa Libertadores Play Offs as they have made light work of their group, winning 4 of their 5 matches while drawing once. The Brazilian side has not yet been defeated in Group H and have 13 points and first place in hand.
After their first draw in the group to Talleres, they managed to return to winning ways in the last round, thrashing Universidad Catolica by 3-0. They have the best scoring figures in the group netting 13 goals in total while conceding only 5 in return. The hosts will most likely maintain their unbeaten record here, as they have an incredible momentum.
On the other side, The Peruvian team is yet to secure their first win in the group, having lost thrice while drawing twice from the 5 fixtures. Sporting Cristal head into this match with just 2 points in hand are looking for a victory that could move them into third place.
Sporting Cristal had a 0-0 Copa Libertadores drawn result over Talleres which came after their 1-1 tie with Universidad Catolica. They scored only twice while having conceded 6 in total and the side remain at the rock bottom of the group.
Flamengo vs Sporting Cristal Head-to-head (h2h)
They met only once in the reverse fixture where Flamengo won by 2 goals to nil, thanks to goals from Bruno Henrique and Matheuzinho.
Flamengo vs Sporting Cristal Prediction
The Brazilian side enter the final Round knowing that whatever the result, they will finish top of the group as they have a 5-point lead. Flamengo have not yet lost a game in the group and they have won both of their home games securing 6 points on the run.
Meanwhile, Sporting Cristal cannot qualify for the knockout rounds of the Copa Libertadores. They have not yet won a single group game here and have lost both of the games played on-road previously.
The visitors still have the chance to qualify for the last 16 of the Copa Sudamericana if they secure a win here and Universidad Catolica lose their respective fixture.
By the looks of things, a home win is likely to occur this Wednesday and the Brazilian outfit will most likely remain unbeaten.
Flamengo vs Sporting Cristal Betting tips
Flamengo (-2.0) Asian Handicap @ 1.80 odds.
Flamengo to win & No BTTS @ 1.53 odds.