FLMG vs FLMI Dream11: Flamengo can extend the current unbeaten run in Brazilian Serie A to seven games when they play Fluminense at Estádio da Gávea on early Friday morning (IST). Here is FLMG vs FLMI Dream 11 Match Prediction.
That run coincided with the little hiccups for current table-topper Sau Paulo and second-placed Atletico Mineiro. Flamengo are now third on the table, and could cut the gap between them and summit to just four points, and will be second on the table as well. Fluminense, on the other hand, are 7th heading into this match.
Fixture Name And Competition: Flamengo vs Fluminense: Brazilian Serie A
Date & Time: 06:00 AM (IST), 7 January
Venue: Estádio da Gávea
Flamengo: As mentioned, Flamengo are on a six-game unbeaten run, with four of those games fetching the maximum return for the team.
Fluminense: Arriving here on a two-game losing run and have picked up just one win in the last five matches.
Head-to-head (last five meetings)
In the 65 Serie A matches, Flamengo have won 31 games, while Fluminense have got the better of their opponents in 15 games while the 19 matches ended in draws.
Flamengo Wins- 04
Fluminense Wins– 00
Last meeting: 1-2 away win for Flamengo.
Live Streaming Brazilian Serie A: No official streaming in India.
Flamengo Team News
Injury Report, Unavailability: Vitinho picked up his third yellow card of the season and is out serving a suspension as a result.
In addition, the home team will also miss the services of mercurial Diego Alves and Thiago Maia, as both continue to nurse injuries.
Expected changes: Filipe Luis and Gabriel Barbosa, who sat out the last league game against Fortaleza due to suspension, are back in contention and should be involved.
The rest of the squad should pick itself from the last game, meaning, Souza will be the goalie and should have Luis, Caio, Natan and Isla as cover at the back.
Henrique and Barbosa will both lead the attack for the home side.
Flamengo Starting XI (probables):
Fluminense Team News
Injury Report, Unavailability: Marcos Paulo was diagnosed with the Covid-19 symptoms and will be in isolation as per medical protocols. He won't be considered for this game, as won't be Martinelli and Nene as the duo is recovering from injuries.
Expected changes: Felipe is the first-choice goalie for the team and should start, with the likes of Calegari, Claro, Ferraz and Barcelos all at the back.
Wellington Silva and Fred will be the furthest man forward for the team, while Hudson, Felipe, Lima and Araujo should be in the midfield.
Fluminense Starting XI (probables):
GK: M Felipe
DEF: M Ferraz, R Caio, F Luis, M Isla
MID: W Silva, M Araujo, Gerson, E Ribeiro
FW: B Henrique (VC), G Barbosa (C)
FLMG vs FLMI Teams Captain options, Differential Picks
Pedro: Leading scorer for Flamengo. His numbers look even more impressive considering he has scored only one goal in the last six matches. That said, he is a good captain option in Dream 11 prediction teams.
Gabriel Barbosa: Has scored four goals in his last five league appearances for Flamengo. His current form makes him a no-nonsense option.
X-factors, differential picks
Isla and Henrique: The duo is amongst the most creative players for Flamengo. Both have clocked five assists each this season. (10 assists between them)
Bruno Henrique: Another top player on Flamengo's roster who has racked up decent numbers this season.
Everton Ribeiro: Can score and has the game to pick a game-defining pass as well.
Fred and Wellington: With leading goal-scorer Nene out for Fluminense, the onus will be on the likes of Fred and Wellington Silva. Goals: 3 each (06)
FLMG vs FLMI Today Match Prediction Football Match
Bet 365 Odds
Flamengo To Win: 1.45 Or 68.97% chance to win
Draw: 4.00 Or 25.00% chance to win
Fluminense to Win: 7.50 Or 13.33% chance to win
Flamengo To Win: 1.50 Or 66.67% chance to win
Draw: 4.00 Or 25.00% chance to win
Fluminense to Win: 6.50 Or 15.38% chance to win
No surprise here. Flamengo are a better team and are at home as well. Fluminense are also more than capable of matching any team in the league, but their current form and not to mention the away struggles, makes the case a bit harder for them. As you can see, the Today Match Prediction odds above, the home team is being seen as a favourite to win this match. So choose your FLMG vs FLMI Dream11 Match Prediction teams wisely.
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