Renato Gaucho starts the starting line-up with no important pieces in the Flamengo midfield
Flamengo will face Bahia soon, in the 31st round of the Brazilian championship, and he has some problems to solve in the team. That’s because Robro-Negro has five match absences against Tricolor, being four starters and a big standing reserve.
Everton Ribeiro suspended, where he received a red card in the 2-2 draw with Chapecoense. Arascaeta, Felipe Luis and Pedro have certain absences, as they are being treated in the medical department. Mauricio Isla, in turn, is isolated in Chile. However, he was called Had contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19. Therefore, the side is placed in quarantine for seven days, to be tested again – the first test was negative.
Renato Gaucho should also keep an eye on those with two yellow cards. Gabigol, Leo Pereira and Rodini risk being disqualified from the match against Sao Paulo, on Sunday (14), if they receive another penalty soon. Amid the troubles, Portaluppi will return important pieces, such as David Luiz, Thiago Maya and Diego Ribas (e) Andreas Pereira.
In the last training session, on Wednesday (10), Renato Gaucho selected the starting lineup as follows: Hugo Sousa; Mathuzinho, Rodrigo Caillou, David Luiz and Ramon; Thiago Maya, Diego Ribas and Andreas Pereira; Michael, Bruno Henrique and Gabigol. The duel will begin at 19:00 (GMT) this Thursday (11) in the Maracana.
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