Pedro and Marinho reversed the second leg of the Copa Libertadores semifinals played at the Maracaná stadium, after a preview by Lucas Pratto
Flamengo qualified for their third final of the Copa Libertadores in the last four years by beating Vélez Sarsfield 2-1 this Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro, added to the lapidary 4-0 that he gave him in the first leg of the semifinals played in Argentina. The team from Rio de Janeiro, led by Dorival Júnior, will now seek its third title (1981, 2019) when it clashes with a compatriot: Luiz Felipe Scolari's Athletico Paranaense, who eliminated two-time champion Palmeiras.
Although Vélez went ahead with a goal from experienced striker Lucas Pratto (21), a header from striker Pedro (41) and a shot from Marinho (67) kept the locals undefeated, who also have eleven wins in the twelve cup matches .
Flamengo 2-1 Velez | SUMMARY AND GOALS
The duel between red and black solidifies Brazil's dominance in the main club tournament in the Americas, with two teams from the land of Pelé fighting for the trophy in the last three finals.
The one in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil, on October 29, will be the third Libertadores final for the Cariocas since 2019, when they won their second star by beating Argentine River Plate. Last year, Palmeiras made their celebration bitter.
Flamengo vs. Vélez: minute by minute
What time do Flamengo vs. Vélez Sarsfield for Copa Libertadores?
Peru – 7:30 p.m.
Ecuador – 7:30 p.m.
Colombia – 7:30 p.m.
Mexico – 7:30 p.m.
Chile – 8:30 p.m.
Venezuela – 8:30 p.m.
Bolivia – 8:30 p.m.
Paraguay – 8:30 p.m.
Argentina – 9:30 p.m.
Uruguay – 9:30 p.m.
Brazil – 9:30 p.m.
Spain – 2:30 a.m. (September 8)
Coach Dorival Junior faces the match with casualties: David Luiz and Leo Pereira, due to suspension. He will also reserve Gabriel Barbosa and Thiago Maia, who are waiting for yellow cards, thinking of an eventual final for Flamengo. Due to injury, Bruno Henrique and Rodrigo Caio are not considered, while Giorgian De Arrascaeta is doubtful.
On his side, Velez is having a hard time in the local tournament. On the last date they lost to Newell's 1-0 and are still penultimate with 12 points. “The team is obviously hit by these two defeats, mainly against Flamengo, it was hard because we had another enthusiasm”, he admitted. coach Alexander Medina.
Flamengo vs. Vélez Sarsfield: transmission channels
To watch the match between Flamengo and Vélez Sarsfield in the Copa Libertadores there are two options on the Spanish-speaking channels. If you live in Argentina and Chile you can see it on the Fox Sports signal. If you are in the rest of the countries of South America, you can follow this match through ESPN.
Where to watch the Flamengo vs. Vélez Sarsfield for Copa Libertadores?
To watch the online broadcast of the match between Flamengo and Vélez Sarsfield you can do it through two signals. If you are in South America you can follow this great game through the Star Plus online signal and Facebook Watch.
Flamengo vs. Vélez Sarsfield: possible match line-ups
Flamengo: Santos, Rodinei, Fabrício Bruno, Pablo, Filipe Luis, Everton Ribeiro; Arturo Vidal, Gomes, Giorgian de Arrascaeta, Everton and Pedro.
Vélez Sarsfield: Lucas Hoyos, Leonardo Jara, Matías de los Santos, Valentin Gomez , Francisco Ortega, Santiago Cáseres, Nicolás Garayalde, Luca Orellano, Walter Bou, Lucas Janson and Lucas Pratto.