It will be up to Flamengo, the current national champion and packed by two victories, to open this Saturday, September 5, the schedule of the eighth round of the Brasileirão 2020.
Will receive in Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Fortaleza. The duel starts scheduled for 17h (Brasília time).
Although there was a movement in an attempt to change the regulation of the Brasileirão, the system of points scored, implemented in 2003, ended up prevailing for season 2020.
In this way, the teams will face each other in round-trip games for 38 rounds and, in the In the end, whoever has the most points gets the trophy.
The vast distribution of seats in international tournaments has also been retained.
The first four places win a place in the group stage of the Copa Libertadores 2021. Whoever is in the fifth or sixth position can also get there.
However, before you have to go through the elimination phase.
The classification zone for the next edition of the Copa Sudamericana extends from the seventh to the twelfth place. The last four will be relegated to Series B.
Spanish coach Domènec Torrent asked for time to work and delivered results when he had that chance.
Soon after having the first free week to prepare the team faced two matches away from home and returned with six points in the luggage.
The red-black defeated Santos, by 1 to 0, and scored 5 to 3 in Bahia.
In addition, he did this by facing a series of embezzlement problems due to injury, which further strengthened Dome’s strategy of intensely taking turns, something he had been doing even before he had more time to prepare. With that, Flamengo reached 11 points (three wins, two draws and two losses) jumping to sixth position in the leaderboard.
It has the same score as Vasco (fourth) and Fluminense (fifth).
As principal, performance has much lower numbers. Flamengo is still the worst home owner of Serie A of the Brazilian Championship.
Fruit of its faltering beginning. Of the nine points he played as a column, he picked two (two draws and one defeat) having scored two goals and conceded three.
For this Saturday’s confrontation, Bruno Henrique, after serving suspension, should return to be an option for the attack.
Gabriel Barbosa, Gabigol, in the process of recovering from injury, still depends on evaluation by the medical department.
Fortaleza’s ascension trajectory, which had four matches without defeat (two draws and two defeats), was interrupted in the worst possible way in the view of their fans. On Wednesday, September 2, the tricolor was defeated in the classic against Ceará.
It took 1 to 0.
To make matters worse, it was the second defeat in a row for Vozão, who had eliminated Leão in the semifinals of the Copa do Nordeste.
The picture of pessimism gained more vivid colors due to the very weak performance of the team, which despite having suffered Vinícius’ goal in the 44th minute of the initial stage and having contact with the entire second half to seek the reaction, created little.
In the second half, there were only four finishing opportunities. None of them towards the rival goal.
In this way, Fortaleza was parked at eight points (two wins, two draws and three losses). When considering the tiebreaker criteria, it occupies the tenth position in the classification table of the Brasileirão.
It is in the classification zone for version 2021 of the Copa Sudamericana. As a visitor, he has the fifth best performance of the tournament.
Of the 12 points he played as a column two he picked four (one win, one draw and two defeats) having scored four goals and conceded the same number of goals.
Football Prediction of the Day Flamengo vs Fortaleza
On an ascending trajectory, Flamengo has the prognosis in their victory against Fortaleza the hint indicated for this Saturday’s meeting for the eighth round of the Brasileirão 2020.
Bet Tips: Flamengo