On Wednesday, Flamengo and Corinthians will face off in the final of the Copa do Brasil at the Maracana. Both teams have had relatively successful seasons so far.
In the Brazilian Serie A, Flamengo is presently in the third position, five points behind the division’s top team. Dorival Junior’s team has been on a roll as of late, winning their previous three matches in the league and going five games without a loss. On Wednesday, they’ll take on Corinthians looking to extend their winning run.
Five games into the Brazilian Serie A season, Corinthians are in fifth place, one point behind fourth-place Sao Paulo. Teams led by Vitor Pereira have also been doing well as of late. They have only lost one of their past ten games in all competitions. They hope to continue that momentum into Wednesday’s encounter against Flamengo.
After playing to a scoreless draw in the final’s first leg, the stakes are high for both teams in their second meeting.
It’s expected that both teams’ recent hot streaks will be on full display for Wednesday’s matchup.
Rodrigo Caio and Bruno Henrique will both be missing for the season with injuries for Flamengo. Paulinho, meanwhile, will be sidelined for Corinthians.
Flamengo and Corinthians are neck-and-neck in talent and performance, but Flamengo’s home field should give them the edge they need to win the Copa do Brasil.
We anticipate a close game, with Flamengo emerging victorious.