Serie A: Flamengo recovers a 0-1 deficit to top Fluminense 2-1

RIO DE JANEIRO. Flamengo managed to turn the table against Fluminense to win 2-1.

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RIO DE JANEIRO. Flamengo found a way to turn the table against Fluminense to win 2-1. It was Fluminense to strike first with a goal of G. Cano at the 10′. Then it was a goal in the 34′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Gabriel Barbosa gave the win to Flamengo in the 57′ minute with a goal. Fluminense was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (62%).​

Flamengo remained in 10 people after Rodinei received a red card in the 90′. In fact, on the other side, David Braz received a red card (90′)​. This red card was one of the reason why Fluminense lost the match.

The match was played at the Estadio Jornalista Mário Filho stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Raphael Claus with the assistance of Danilo Ricardo Simon Manis and Evandro de Melo Lima. The 4th official was Felipe da Silva Gonçalves. The weather was clear. The temperature was hot around 25.9 degrees Celsius or 78.66 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 61%.​

Match Statistics

Fluminense was in firm control of the ball 62% while Flamengo was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Fluminense was more aggressive with 43 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 6 were on target. Even so, Flamengo was capable to find the solution to win this contest.​

Fluminense shot 16 times, 6 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, Flamengo shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Fluminense received 3 yellow cards (Yago Felipe, Andre and J. Kennedy). On the opposite side, Flamengo received 4 yellow cards (Gabriel Barbosa, Matheuzinho, David Luiz and Andreas Pereira).

(Fluminense) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (90′).

Also, Flamengo didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after Rodinei (Flamengo) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (90′).

After this encounter, Fluminense will stay with 11 points like Santos to move up in the 8th place. On the other side, Flamengo will have 9 points like Goiás and Athletico PR to stay in the 13th place.

Match Events

  • 10'
    10'

    G. Cano

    Manoel

  • 27'
    27'

    Gabriel Barbosa

  • 28'
    28'

    Yago Felipe

  • 34'
    34'

    Andreas Pereira

  • 44'
    44'

    Matheuzinho

  • 54'
    54'

    David Luiz

  • 57'
    57'

    Gabriel Barbosa

    G. De Arrascaeta

  • 60'
    60'

    Andre

  • 65'
    65'

    Matheus Martins

    Wellington

  • 65'
    65'

    Caio Paulista

    Yago Felipe

  • 68'
    68'

    Pedro

    G. De Arrascaeta

  • 78'
    78'

    Andreas Pereira

  • 78'
    78'

    Felipe Melo

    David Braz

  • 78'
    78'

    Willian

    Jhon Arias

  • 80'
    80'

    Vitinho

    Everton Ribeiro

  • 81'
    81'

    M. Isla

    Matheuzinho

  • 81'
    81'

    Pablo

    Bruno Henrique

  • 82'
    82'

    J. Kennedy

    Samuel Xavier

  • 85'
    85'

    Lazaro

    Gabriel Barbosa

  • 86'
    86'

    J. Kennedy

  • 90'
    90'

    Rodinei

  • 90'
    90'

    David Braz

  • 90'
    90'

    Lazaro

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Fluminense will play away against Juventude on the 5th of June with a 3-2 head to head record in favor of Fluminense (3 draws).

Flamengo will host Fortaleza on the 5th of June with a 9-3 head to head stats in favor of Flamengo (3 draws).

Fluminense: Formation and Lineups

Fluminense started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).

The manager Fernando Diniz Silva chose to play with the following team: Fábio (6.3), Samuel Xavier (6.3), Manoel (6.6), David Braz (6.1), Yago Felipe (6.3), Luiz Henrique (6.3), Wellington (6.4), André (7.6), Jhon Arias (7.2), Ganso (7.3) and Germán Cano (7.3).

Substitutes

Fluminense made 5 changes: Wellington for Matheus Martins (65′), Yago Felipe for Caio Paulista (65′), David Braz for Felipe Melo (78′), Jhon Arias for Willian (78′) and Samuel Xavier for J. Kennedy (82′).

Top player: André

Probably the most impressive player in Fluminense was André.

His rating is (7.6) with 72 passes (94% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 8.

Flamengo: Formation and Lineups

Flamengo started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Paulo Manuel Carvalho de Sousa played with: Hugo Souza (7.0), Matheuzinho (7.0), Rodrigo Caio (7.0), David Luiz (6.6), Ayrton Lucas (7.0), Willian Arão (7.0), Andreas Pereira (8.3), Everton Ribeiro (6.6), Giorgian De Arrascaeta (7.0), Bruno Henrique (7.5) and Gabriel Barbosa (6.8).

Substitutes

Flamengo made 5 changes: G. De Arrascaeta for Pedro (68′), Everton Ribeiro for Vitinho (80′), Matheuzinho for M. Isla (81′), Bruno Henrique for Pablo (81′) and Gabriel Barbosa for Lazaro (85′).

Top player: Andreas Pereira

The player who no doubt impressed Flamengo the most was Andreas Pereira.

His rating is (8.3) with 1 goal, 34 passes (76% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 14. He performed 2 crosses.

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