2019 Brazilian Serie A – Fluminense vs Vasco da Gama Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Fluminense vs Vasco da Gama kick off? Saturday 2nd November, 2019 – 22:00 (UK)

Where is Fluminense vs Vasco da Gama being played? Estadio Jornalista Mário Filho (Maracanã) (Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro)

What are the expected weather conditions for Fluminense vs Vasco da Gama? Clear, 25c

What TV channel is Fluminense vs Vasco da Gama on? Premiere FC Brasil (Brazil)

Where can I stream Fluminense vs Vasco da Gama? Premiere Play (Brazil)

Where can I get tickets for Fluminense vs Vasco da Gama? https://fluminensefc.futebolcard.com/information?event=6242

THE TEAM NEWS

FLUMINENSE

  • Fluminense are coming off a 2-0 away loss against Ceara last time out, and that result extended their winless streak to four matches (D1, L3). They are also winless in their last two home matches (D1, L1). Fluminense sit in 16th place in the standings with 30 points (W8, D6, L15).
  • Matheus Ferraz and Mascarenhas are both dealing with injuries and both have been ruled out ahead of this contest. Allan, however, should return after a one-match suspension. Rodolfo will be suspended.Expected Starting XI: Muriel; Gilberto, Nino, Digao, Caio Henrique; Allan; Nené, Ganso, Danielzinho, Paulo; Yony Gonzalez

Expected Starting XI: Muriel; Gilberto, Nino, Digao, Caio Henrique; Allan; Nené, Ganso, Danielzinho, Paulo; Yony Gonzalez

VASCO DA GAMA

  • Vasco da Gama remain in the top 12 but they are coming off a home defeat against Gremio (1-3). That defeat, however, has been Vasco’s lone defeat in their last five league matches (W3, D1, L1).
  • Talles Magno remains away from the team while centre-back Oswaldo Henriquez has been listed as doubtful. Breno, Gabriel Felix and Ramon are out as well.

Expected Starting XI: Fernando Miguel; Yago Pikachu, Leandro Castán, Oswaldo Henriquez (Ricardo Graça), Henrique; Bruno Gomes, Raúl, Richard; Felipe Ferreira, Marrony, Ribamar

THE PREDICTION

Both sides are coming off losses, but Vasco da Gama enter this game on a better run of form. Considering their results and the recent five-game form, Vasco have to be considered as favourites ahead of this contest.

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