RIO DE JANEIRO. Flamengo defeats Cuiabá with a 2-0 win with a goal from A. Lucas (7′) and a goal from G. Barbosa (79′). Flamengo took advantage of its superior ball possession (59%).
The match was played at the Estádio Nilton Santos stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The referee was Savio Pereira Sampaio who had the assistance of Alessandro Álvaro Rocha de Matos and Daniel Henrique da Silva Andrade. The 4th official was Philip Georg Bennett. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 18.6 degrees Celsius or 65.48 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 79%.
Flamengo was in firm control of the ball 59% while Cuiabá was struggling with a 41% ball possession.
Flamengo was more aggressive with 45 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Flamengo won the match.
Flamengo shot 16 times, 6 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, Cuiabá shot 6 times, 1 on target, 5 off target.
Flamengo received 1 yellow card (Vitinho). On the other side, Cuiabá received 2 yellow cards (Andre and Camilo).
After this match, Flamengo will have 12 points like Botafogo and Cuiabá to stay in the 16th place. On the opposite side, Cuiabá will stay with 12 points like Flamengo and Botafogo to stay in the 18th place.
G. De Arrascaeta
G. De Arrascaeta
Cuiabá will host Ceará on the 18th of June with a 2-0 head to head record in favor of Ceará (1 draw).
Flamengo: Formation and Lineups
Flamengo started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Dorival Silvestre Júnior chose to play with the following team: Diego Alves , Matheuzinho , Pablo , David Luiz , Ayrton Lucas , Andreas Pereira , João Gomes , Giorgian De Arrascaeta , Everton Ribeiro , Gabriel Barbosa and Bruno Henrique .
Flamengo made 5 changes: David Luiz for Leo Pereira (14′), Bruno Henrique for Vitinho (25′), Gabriel Barbosa for Pedro (84′), G. De Arrascaeta for W. Arao (85′) and Everton Ribeiro for Diego (85′).
Top player: Giorgian De Arrascaeta
The player who no doubt impressed Flamengo the most was Giorgian De Arrascaeta even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 57 passes (78% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 12. He performed 4 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.
Cuiabá: Formation and Lineups
Cuiabá started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Cuiabá made 5 changes: Andre for Jonathan Cafu (46′), Rodriguinho for Valdivia (61′), Rafael Gava for K. Osorio (74′), Andre Luis for Jenison (74′) and Felipe Marques for Marcao Silva (79′).
Best player: Walter
The player that probably impressed the most for Cuiabá was the goalkeeper: Walter. His rating is 7.13. He performed 5 saves.
Results of the day
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