Corinthians - Flamengo, the first round of the Copa do Brasil final

Corinthians – Flamengo, the first round of the Copa do Brasil final

10/12/2022 at 08:00


Timao, with the strength of his ‘crooked’, will try to make good the local factor to open advantage for the second leg in Maracana

The rubronegros, who have already eliminated the paulistas in the Copa Libertadores, are the favorites to win the KO competition

Corinthians and Flamengo, the two most popular clubs in Brazil, start playing next morning (at 02:45 CEST) the first round of the Copa do Brasil, at the Neo Química Arena, in São Paulo.

The cariocas, who are also finalists of the Copa Libertadores where they will face Ath. Paranaense, start as favorites. Precedents are in your favor. as. this same season, they already eliminated the Parque Sao Jorge team in the quarterfinals of the continental tournament.

Dorival Junior will have its gala eleven, in which the offensive quartet made up of Éverton Ribeiro, Arrascaeta – who is the most decisive footballer of the rubronegros -, Gabigol and Pedro, striker of the Libertadores and who will be in the next World Cup in Qatar.

The former Blaugrana Arturo vidal, who will start on the bench, will be available, since he has decided not to travel to Chile, despite the death of his father. The two had a very distant relationship.

Corinthians, for its part, appeals to the local factor. The ‘Faithful’, his fanatic and fearsome ‘crooked’, will fill the Neo Chemistry Arena to push their own by creating one of the most magical environments in world football.

the Portuguese, Vitor Pereirahas taken good note of the KO in the Libertadores and has asked his team for personality “to impose our style of play and win the title”.

Timao wants to grow from dominance in midfieldfor this reason Ramiro will enter the starting lineup instead of the winger Adson. The team from São Paulo is confident of being able to get a positive result thinking about the second leg, next week, in the Maracana.


Corinthians: Cassius; Fagner, Gil, Balbuena, Fabio Santos; Du Queiroz, Faust, Renato Augusto, Ramiro; Yuri Alberto and Roger Guedes.

Flamingo: Santos, Rodinei, David Luiz, Leo Pereira, Filipe Luís; Thiago Maia, Joao Gomes, Everton Ribeiro, Arrascaeta; Pedro and Gabigol.

Referee: Braulio da Silva Machado (Santa Catarina)

Stadium: Neo Chemical Arena, in Sao Paulo

Schedule: At 02:45 CEST

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