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To stay alive in the Copa do Brasil, Immortal will need to win by 5 goals difference at Maracanã, soon at 9:30 pm (Brasilia time)


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Even though the mission is very complicated in front of Flamengo, soon, at 9:30 pm (Brasilia time), Felipão should send a Guild full of news in the Copa do Brasil. the colleague Flavio Dal Pizzol, which covers the club from Rio Grande do Sul daily, informs that the Tricolor squad will be different from what most vehicles predicted on the eve of the clash.

For starters, top scorer Miguel Borja must remain out of the starting lineup. According to Dal Pizzol, Diego Souza starts the match at Maracanã. Also in the offensive sector, Everton Cardoso, who had been Felipão’s reserve, will also have a chance in the top 11 alongside Campaz and Piá Leo Pereira.

In the center circle, Fernando Carvalho must not start the match, as well as the GIVE found out last Tuesday (14). Lucas Silva and Villasanti should be chosen for the restoration of the tricolor midfield. Later, it was speculated that young Sarará would start on the side, but Scolari changed his plans.

Rafinha’s expedient starts on the right flank, while Bruno Cortez plays on the opposite side. In the center of defense, another change in the tricolor plans: Paulo Miranda will act together with Rodrigues. At the goal, the same Brenno is kept.

Thus, Grêmio enters the field against Flamengo with:

Brenno; Rafinha, Paulo Miranda, Rodrigues and Cortez; Lucas Silva and Villasanti; Everton Cardoso, Campaz and Leo Pereira; Diego Souza.

After the 4-0 defeat in Porto Alegre on the way, Grêmio’s almost impossible mission has the following determination: to advance to the semifinals of the Copa do Brasil, the club from Rio Grande do Sul needs to defeat the opponent by five goals difference in normal time. In case of a triumph by four goals over the balance, the decision goes to penalties.

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