Flamengo vs Internacional, 2019 Copa Libertadores – Preview, Prediction, Probable Lineups and Live Stream
Flamengo and Internacional de Porto Alegre with Paolo Guerrero as a feature, face this Wednesday, August 21, for the quarterfinals of the 2019 Copa Libertadores at the Maracana arena in Rio de Janeiro. The two sides last met at the start of May in a game of their domestic league, yet now on the cards is a place within the top 4 clubs on the continent.
Flamengo vs Internacional Team News
Flamengo enter this game on a two-game series of wins, have gone W4, L1 in their last five and are additionally riding a three-game series of wins at home. Vitinho, Rodrigo Caio and Diego are inaccessible for this match.
Everton Ribeiro has three goals and two assists this season, so he has been one of Flamengo’s most gainful players during this 2019 Copa Libertadores run. Be that as it may, Gabriel Barbosa can’t be underestimated – ‘Gabigol’ is the team’s leading scorer with four goals.
Flamengo needed to work harder than expected to reach the quarterfinals of the competition. Their Round-of-16 tie against Emelec was decided on a penalty shootout following each side’s 2-0 home win in the two-legged tie. For what it’s worth, Flamengo worth a W4, D1, L3 mark so far in the 2019 Copa Libertadores.
Internacional are undefeated in their last three games (W2, D1) and have lost only once in their last five games in all competitions (W3, D1, L1), however, it’s important that four of those games had two or fewer goals. Rodrigo Lindoso and Edenilson have been ruled out for this match because of injury.
Internacional highlight a three-headed beast on the attacking end. Paolo Guerrero leads the club with four goals, yet Nicolas Lopez and Rafael Sobis each have three goals and three assists. Anticipate that this trio should carry Inter towards a potential semi-final berth.
The Porto Alegre side defeated Club Nacional (Uruguay) in the Round of 16 and looked shockingly strong in doing as such, winning the tie with two clean sheet wins (2-0 home, 1-0 away). Internacional as of now own a W6, D2 record in the 2019 Copa Libertadores.
Flamengo vs Internacional Match Details
Technical sheet: Flamengo vs Internacional
Date: August 21, 2019
Schedule: 8:30 pm EST/1:30 am BST
Location: Estadio Maracana, Rio de Janeiro
TV Channel/Live Stream: TV Globo, SporTV, Fox Sports in Latin America, Fox Sports GO
Flamengo vs Internacional Match Prediction
Internacional have been one of the top teams in the 2019 Copa Libertadores since they’re yet to lose a single match in the competition. Then again, Flamengo have battled at times and have not looked as persuading as they could have been on the international stage. The way that the two sides are situated in Brazil ought to relieve the home-away factor and given each side’s form in the competition hitherto, Internacional give off an impression of being the most loved on paper.
It’s a giant match that vows to mix everybody’s emotions. On the off chance that Internacional’s full-back has not taken a goal for over 500 minutes, Flamengo’s attack is amazing. At home, the Rio team is a top pick.
Flamengo vs Internacional Probable Lineups
Flamengo Probable Lineup: Diego Alves; Rafinha, Thuler, Pablo Mari, Filipe Luis; Gustavo Cuéllar, Willian Arao, Giorgian De Arrascaeta, Gerson; Bruno Henrique and Gabriel.
Coach: Jorge Jesús.
Internacional Probable Lineup: Marcelo Lomba; Bruno, Rodrigo Moledo, Víctor Cuesta, Uéndel; Rodrigo Lindoso, Nonato (or Bruno Silva), Patrick, Andrés D’Alessandro; Nico López (or Rafael Sobis) and Paolo Guerrero.
Coach: Odair Hellmann.