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Flamengo face off with the visiting Goias at Estádio do Maracanã in this Série A clash on Tuesday.
View all of the Flamengo v Goias predictions, poll and stats below - plus the latest betting odds.
Flamengo will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 1-2 Série A success vs Vasco da Gama.
In that game, Flamengo managed 63% possession and 8 shots on goal with 3 on target. For Flamengo, the goalscorers were Léo Pereira (48') and Bruno Henrique (70'). For their opponents, Vasco da Gama got 13 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Talles Magno (9') was the scorer for Vasco da Gama.
Three or more goals per match were recorded in 5 of the past 6 meetings where Flamengo have taken part. Their opponents scored 4 of them in this period whereas Fla managed to get a total of 15. That kind of trend might not be sustained here, of course.
Their previous form shows that Flamengo:
- are unbeaten in the league by Goias in their last 4 matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 5 home league matches.
After tasting defeat last time out to Atlético Mineiro in Série A competition, Goias and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, Goias had 34% possession and 4 shots on goal with 3 on target. Atlético Mineiro got 22 attempts at goal with 10 of them on target. Keno (42'), Nathan (45') and Marrony (92') scored for Atlético Mineiro.
In as many as 5 out of the previous 6 games involving Goias, three or more goals have gone in. The overall average goals scored per game during that time is 4.17, with the number of goals averaged by Verdão working out to 1.67.
Their prior results show that Goias:
- have not registered a win against Flamengo when having played them away from home in the previous 4 league matches. Not good at all.
- have not won away from home in their last 3 league games.
Head to head
Checking on their prior head to head clashes going back to 20/04/2014 shows that Flamengo have won 3 of these games & Goias 1, with the tally of drawn results standing at 2.
A sum of 18 goals were produced between them in these games, with 13 from Fla and 5 created by Verdão. That’s an average goals per game of 3.
Team News: Flamengo
Flamengo manager Domènec Torrent will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns to speak of before this clash owing to a completely injury-free group to choose from.
Team News: Goias
Due to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from, Goias manager Ney Franco has no fitness worries at all ahead of this match.
In this game, Goias will surely find it tough to be putting goals past a Flamengo lineup who certainly have the ability to get the goals that they need to set up a big win here.
We’re tipping a very comprehensive 3-0 win for Flamengo at full-time.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio do Maracanã (78,838)
Captain: Éverton Ribeiro
Chairman: Rodolfo Landim
Manager: Domènec Torrent
Competitions: Série A position 3, Copa do Brasil (Round of 16), Copa Libertadores (Group A)
⭐ Key Player: Giorgian De Arrascaeta
Regularly used in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Giorgian De Arrascaeta was born in Nuevo Berlín, Uruguay. Having made his senior debut playing for Defensor Sporting in the 2012 - 2013 season, the gifted Midfielder has struck 3 league goals in the Série A 2020 campaign so far in a total of 10 appearances.