In the match for date 4, Fluminense won by the minimum difference in Engenhão. The visit scored the only goal of the game at 43 minutes of the second half, through Jhon Arias. After receiving a pass from Yago Felipe, the midfielder headed in from the large area and the ball went over the goalkeeper’s left post.
After receiving a pass from Yago Felipe, the midfielder headed in from the large area and the ball went over the goalkeeper’s left post.
Jhon Arias had a great performance. The Fluminense midfielder scored 1 goal.
Another player who had a great game was Marcos Felipe. The Fluminense goalkeeper was the protagonist against Flamengo: he contained 7 shots.
Fluminense midfielder Cristiano da Silva shot a pipe and filtered the ball between the legs of Flamengo midfielder Willian Arão in the 29th minute of the first stage.
It was a match full of infractions, with a high dose of rough play and full of interruptions. There were a large number of cautioned: Felipe Melo, Diego, André, Andreas Pereira, Hugo Souza, David Braz, Gustavo Henrique, Cristiano da Silva, Marinho and Léo Pereira. Vitinho was sent off for a direct red (33′, 2T) and Calegari for a direct red (34′, 2T).
Flamengo manager Paulo Sousa presented a 3-6-1 tactical arrangement with Hugo Souza in goal; Gustavo Henrique, Léo Pereira and Filipe Luís in the defensive line; Rodinei, Willian Arão, Andreas Pereira, Éverton Ribeiro, Diego and Giorgian De Arrascaeta in the middle; and Gabriel Barbosa in attack.
For its part, Abel Braga’s team came out with a 3-4-3 tactical arrangement with Marcos Felipe under the three posts; Nino, Felipe Melo and David Braz in defense; Samuel Xavier, André, Yago Felipe and Cristiano da Silva in midfield; and Luiz Henrique, Fred and Willian up front.
Alexandre Tavares de Jesus was in charge of supervising the order of play during the match.
On the next day Flamengo will face Audax Rio as a visitor, while Fluminense will play at home against Botafogo.
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