Serie A: Flamengo tops São Paulo 2-0 on Saturday

. Flamengo tops São Paulo with a 2-0 win with a goal from Lazaro (7') and a goal from (90').

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. Flamengo conquers São Paulo with a 2-0 win with a goal from Lazaro (7′) and a goal from (90′).

The match was played at the Estádio Cícero Pompeu de Toledo (Morumbi) (São Paulo, São Paulo) stadium in on Saturday and it started at 9:30 pm local time. The referee was Ramon Abatti who had the assistance of Kleber Lucio Gil and Alex dos Santos. The 4th official was Salim Fende Chavez.

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. São Paulo was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Flamengo that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

São Paulo was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 5 were on target. Nonetheless, Flamengo was able to find the solution to win this match.​

São Paulo shot 14 times, 5 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Flamengo shot 19 times, 8 on target, 11 off target.

Cards

São Paulo received 2 yellow cards (Pablo Maia and G. Galoppo). On the opposite side, Flamengo received 2 yellow cards (Hugo Souza and Diego).

After playing this match, São Paulo will stay with 26 points to stay in the 11th place. On the opposite side, Flamengo will have 33 points like Internacional to stay in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 7'
    7'

    Lazaro

  • 25'
    25'

    Hugo Souza

  • 36'
    36'

    Pablo Maia

  • 46'
    46'

    Diego Costa

    Miranda

  • 46'
    46'

    J. Calleri

    Patrick

  • 50'
    50'

    Diego

  • 60'
    60'

    G. Galoppo

  • 66'
    66'

    Thiago Maia

    A. Vidal

  • 66'
    66'

    Gabriel Barbosa

    Marinho

  • 67'
    67'

    Joao Gomes

    Diego

  • 68'
    68'

    Welington

    Reinaldo

  • 68'
    68'

    Rodrigo

    Igor Gomes

  • 76'
    76'

    Igor Vinicius

    Nikao

  • 78'
    78'

    G. De Arrascaeta

    Everton

  • 79'
    79'

    Everton Ribeiro

    Victor Hugo

  • 90'
    90'

    Gabriel Barbosa

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, São Paulo will host Bragantino on the 14th of August with a 4-1 head to head statistic in favor of Bragantino (2 draws).

Flamengo will host Athletico PR on the 14th of August with a 18-17 head to head record in favor of Flamengo (12 draws).

São Paulo: Formation and Lineups

São Paulo adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Rogério Mücke Ceni chose to play with the following team: Felipe Alves (7.2), Rafinha (6.9), Miranda (6.5), Léo (6.8), Reinaldo (6.8), Igor Gomes (6.4), Pablo Maia (7.3), Giuliano Galoppo (6.9), Nikão (7.4), Marcos Guilherme (6.8) and Patrick (6.4).

Substitutes

São Paulo made 5 changes: Miranda for Diego Costa (46′), Patrick for J. Calleri (46′), Igor Gomes for Rodriguinho (68′), Reinaldo for W. Santos (68′) and Nikao for Igor Vinicius (76′).

Top player: Nikão

The player who no doubt impressed São Paulo the most was Nikão.

His rating is (7.4) with 31 passes (87% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 7. He performed 5 crosses.

Flamengo: Formation and Lineups

Also Flamengo adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Dorival Silvestre Júnior played with: Santos (7.2), Matheuzinho (7.7), Fabrício Bruno (6.8), Pablo (7.2), Ayrton Lucas (6.8), Victor Hugo (7.2), Diego (6.6), Arturo Vidal (6.9), Marinho (6.8), Lázaro (7.6) and Everton (7.0).

Substitutes

Flamengo made 5 changes: Marinho for Gabriel Barbosa (66′), Diego for Joao Gomes (67′), A. Vidal for Thiago Maia (67′), Victor Hugo for Everton Ribeiro (79′) and Everton for G. De Arrascaeta (79′).

Top player: Matheuzinho

Probably the most impressive player in Flamengo was Matheuzinho even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.7) with 50 passes (88% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 10. He performed 3 crosses.

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