Flamengo go up against Corinthians in the CONMEBOL Libertadores 2022 at the Maracana stadium on Wednesday, August 10. The match will start at 6:00 AM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Flamengo beat Corinthians 2-0 in the first leg of the quarter-finals of CONMEBOL Libertadores. Giorgian De Arrascaeta and Gabriel Barbosa were the two goal-scorers for the Flamengo side. The hosts have had a good tournament so far having finished first on the points table (Group H) with five wins in six games. Flamengo beat Sao Paulo 2-0 in their last game in the Brazilian Serie A.
Corinthians drew Avai FC 1-1 in their last game in the Brazilian Serie A. Fabian Balbuena’s 77th-minute equaliser saved the visitors from a defeat. Corinthians finished second on the points table (Group E) in the group stage of the Copa Libertadores with two wins and a total of nine points in six games.
Flamengo have won the CONMEBOL Libertadores title twice. They finished runners-up in the last season.
Flamengo vs Corinthians CONMEBOL Libertadores 2022 odds
Parimatch odds: Flamengo: 1.55, Corinthians: 7.00 , Draw: 4.10
Bet365 odds: Flamengo: 1.53, Corinthians: 5.75, Draw: 4.33
Betway odds: Flamengo: 1.50, Corinthians: 6.50, Draw: 4.20
10CRIC odds: Flamengo: 1.54, Corinthians: 6.01, Draw: 4.13
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Flamengo vs Corinthians head-to-head
Flamengo have won 11 while Corinthians have won five out of the 20 matches played against each other since 2009; the remaining four matches have been drawn.
Flamengo have a slight edge in this head-to-head in the CONMEBOL Libertadores, winning two of the last three matches while Corinthians have won once.
Flamengo vs Corinthians probable starting lineups
Flamengo: Santos (goalkeeper), Matheuzinho, Pablo, Leo Pereira, Ayrton Lucas, Andreas Pereira, Victor Hugo, Diego (captain), Giorgian De Arrascaeta, Gabriel Barbosa, Marinho.
Corinthians: Cassio (goalkeeper and captain); Fagner, Fabian Balbuena, Bruno Mendez, Lucas Piton, Cantillo, Du Queiroz, Renato Augusto, Roger Guedes, Gustavo Mosquito, Yuri Alberto.
Flamengo vs Corinthians CONMEBOL Libertadores 2022 top picks and players to watch
Flamengo: Giorgian De Arrascaeta will be the player to watch out for from Flamengo. The 28-year-old has scored eight goals across four seasons in the CONMEBOL Libertadores. The Uruguayan footballer has also scored 26 goals in the Brazilian Serie A over the last four seasons.
Corinthians: Watch out for Gustavo Silva in the upcoming encounter. The Brazilian footballer has scored seven goals across three seasons in Brazilian Serie A. Gustavo has also scored twice in the 2021 Copa Sudamericana.
Flamengo vs Corinthians CONMEBOL Libertadores 2022 prediction
Flamengo are clear favourites going into the game against Corinthians. The hosts have a superior head-to-head record and comfortably won the first leg of the quarter-final.
Corinthians will have an uphill task against a strong Flamengo side. The visitors lack the firepower needed to beat a team like Flamengo.