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Agreement was confirmed by the clubs precisely with a view to the Libertadores final, which will be played in Uruguay

Photo: Thiago Ribeiro/AGIF - Agreement will benefit Flamengo.
Photo: Thiago Ribeiro/AGIF – Agreement will benefit Flamengo.

O Flamengo beat Internacional, in the middle of Beira-Rio, by 2-1, managing to nullify Atlético-MG’s chances of being champion in the next round and mathematically maintaining the title hopes, even if the difference is big with few rounds remaining. The team led by Renato Gaúcho had a devastating start again, with 2 goals in 10 minutes.

Turning the page, when it comes to the Libertadores grand final, against Palmeiras, which is scheduled for Saturday (27), even with five days to go before the ball rolls, preparations began much earlier, minutely analyzing the details to set up the planning for the Uruguay and, in the middle of it, found a partner: Peñarol.

As published by the portal “Coluna do Fla”, the cast arrives in Montevideo on Wednesday (24), heading straight to the hotel, located in the region of the Department of Canelones. To facilitate logistics in the city, the Rio de Janeiro club established an agreement with the Uruguayan club to use the Campeón Del Siglo Stadium in their training sessions. Manager Jorge Nirenberg spoke about the conversations with Rubro-Negro:

“The negotiation was made between Peñarol and Conmebol. Flamengo requested our stadium because of the convenience. It’s a FIFA stadium, the most modern in Uruguay. In addition, the Centenário was in preparation, there was also the South final. American (last Saturday). Flamengo will use the stadium from Wednesday to Saturday. The team asked for movable beams, a very short lawn mowing and care to keep the lawn in good condition for the next day’s training. They didn’t ask for anything more than that”, he pointed out, completing:

“Peñarol has a very good relationship with Flamengo. When we went to Rio, they treated us very well.. We also treat them well here, as far as managers are concerned.” closed the leader. Before focusing 100% on Libertadores, Flamengo will face Grêmio, on Tuesday (23), at 9 pm (GMT), at the Arena. The delayed game is valid for the second round of the Brazilian Championship.

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