Flamengo vs Grêmio Betting Tips
Rubro-negro was able to resume the vice-leadership of the Brazilian Championship by beating Sport 1-0 on Sunday, 18 November. It arrived at the victory with goal of Aaron after Marcos Paquetá had been expelled.
He finished with 66 points (19 wins, nine draws and seven defeats), leaving the Internacional, who stopped at 65 to lose to Botafogo (1 to 0), and reduced the gap to Palmeiras, leader, by five points. tied with Paraná (1 to 1). The situation is still very difficult, but the victory against the Rio Grande do Sul is considered essential so that the Cariocas continue with chances of conquest.
To occupy the position of Paquetá, suspended, coach Dorival Júnior is expected to play midfielder Diego, who can not play in Recife. He was punished for receiving the third yellow card.
It should not be, however, the only change in the team. There are doubts about who the coach will choose to command the attack. Neither Henrique Dourado nor Uribe managed to stand firm. Berrio, better physically, also became an option. It will depend on the strategy defined by Dorival Júnior for the match. Everton Ribeiro, who was left among the reserves in the capital of Pernambuco, will most likely regain his place among the starters.
Flamengo is the third best entrant of the Brasileirão. He won 41 points (13 wins, two draws and two losses) playing in his dominions.
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The title fight is beyond the reach of Grêmio. The goal of the gaucho tricolor and get in the top four. That would mean securing a place in the 2019 edition of the Copa Libertadores.
Who finishes in the fifth or sixth position has to go through the qualifiers which, in addition to the risk of disqualification, forces a big change in the preparation plans and includes up to six games in a calendar that is already quite swollen.
With 62 points (17 wins, 11 draws and seven defeats), the Grêmio can even ambition the runner-up. However, his biggest threat at the moment is São Paulo, who has the same score and appears in fifth place because of his disadvantage in the number of victories (17 to 16), the first tiebreaker. The two have clashes with clubs in Rio de Janeiro as visitors in the round. São Paulo will face Vasco on Thursday, November 22.Thus, a stumbling block can be fatal in this battle. Coach Renato Gaúcho, who is coveted by Flamengo for next season, has announced that he is expected to make changes to the team that defeated Chapecoense 2-0 in Porto Alegre in the thirty-fifth round of the Brasileirão.
Right-back Ramiro and striker Jael, who by choice of the coach were placed among the reserves, should win a place in the starting team. They were preserved because they were used in a large number of games. Rested, they will, at least in theory, be better able to perform better.
The Maicon midfielder, recovered from a muscle injury, also has a chance to return to the team. Who should follow from outside is the defender Kannemann, although it is possible its use, depending on the conditions in which it will be restarted after serving the Argentine selection. The probable team for the match is Paulo Victor; Leonardo, Geromel, Marcelo Oliveira and Cortez; Michel, Matheus Henrique (Maicon), Ramiro, Jean Pyerre and Everton; Jael.
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The confrontation involving Flamengo and Grêmio is one of the most repeated times in the Brasileirão. The start of the first round, won 2-0 by the gauchos, was the 63rd among the teams and the 26th ended with a Gremio victory. The ties were 19 and the red-black successes reached the mark of 18.Flamengo failing in situations where victory is a requirement has been a frequent scenario in recent seasons. Faced with a Grêmio who knows how to deal with this type of situation, the prognosis in the victory of the visitor ends up being a good guess.
Bet Tips: Grêmio wins