Flamengo starters in the second quarter and broke Nova Iguazu after stumbling

With two from Pedro and two from Gabigol (the different was by Fabrizio Bruno)Flamengo beat Nova Iguazu 5-0 this afternoon (21), at the Maracana, for the third spherical of the Carioca Championship. Fla dominated the match from the begin and in contrast to final spherical – in the goalless draw with Madureira – he didn’t discover it troublesome to construct up the victory.

  • It was the red-black staff’s fourth recreation of the season: with three wins and one tie, the staff, which has a recreation greater than the opponent, leads the state with 10 factors;
  • With the Brazilian Super Cup and the Club World Cup in thoughts, Fla spared the fundamental gamers, beginning the match with simply three starters: Santos, Filipe Luis, who has recovered from harm, and Pedro;
  • Fla had been already 2-0 up when Mateus Alves was despatched off in the forty second minute of the first half and made life even simpler for the hosts.
  • Both groups made three substitutions at halftime. In addition to the additions of Gabi, Thiago Maia and Leo Pereira, Flamengo virtually had a beginning line-up in the second half, with Arasqueta and Everton Ribeiro approaching as early as the 14th minute.
  • The followers chanted and booed the staff all through the match, in contrast to final spherical after they booed the staff.


With the two objectives scored, he surpassed Tita to develop into the eleventh high scorer in Flamengo’s historical past with 136 objectives. Índio, with 142, is in tenth place.

How was the recreation

  • Flamengo dominated the match from the begin, relying primarily on performs from the proper, which is the place the first purpose got here from.
  • Life acquired worse for the guests in the forty second minute of the first half when Mateus Alves obtained a second yellow card and was despatched off.
  • Gabi, Thiago Maia and Leo Pereira got here on at the break; Everton Ribeiro and Arasqueta got here on quarter-hour into the second half;
  • Arasqueta got here on very properly, giving a whole lot of high quality to the midfield and making life straightforward for Gabigol, who scored twice, and Pedro, who had already scored in the first half and scored one other.

necessary presents

1×0. In the twelfth minute of the first half, Mateusinho made a person transfer from the proper and crossed, leaving Pedro with solely the process of sending the ball into the web.

2×0. With a direct free-kick from the left, Cebolinha rose in the field and defender Fabrizio Bruno appeared on their own to move the ball broad.

Expulsion in the first half! Mateus Alves, who obtained a yellow card in the thirty first minute, fouled closely on a yellow card, was cautioned once more and needed to go to the dressing room early.

3×0. With extra starters on the subject, Arasqueta discovered a phenomenal cross for Mateuszinho. Initially, the winger threw Gabigol to drop the bomb and sweep the web in the sixteenth minute of the second half.

4×0. Superb and at a coaching tempo, exchanging loads of passes, Flamengo acquired the fourth purpose on a cross from Filipe Luis to Gabigol in the twenty first minute of the final leg.

5×0. THEIn the twenty seventh minute of the second half, Arasqueta took a direct free kick to Pedro, who headed it into the purpose.


Flamengo have yet another engagement in the States earlier than the Brazilian Super Cup subsequent Saturday (28), at 4.30pm. The crimson and black staff go to Raulino de Oliveira’s Bangou on Tuesday (24), at 21:10. Nova Iguazu will face Audax on Wednesday (25), at 15:30, in Angra dos Reis.



competitors: third spherical of the Campeonato Carioca
Date and time: Saturday, January 21, 2023, 4:00 PM (Brazil Time)
place: Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
Yellow playing cards: Mateus Alves (NIG); Marino, Thiago Maya (FLA)
Red card: Mateus Alves (NIG).
Objectives: Pedro, at 12’/1 and 29’/2, Fabricio Bruno, at 29’/1, Gabigol, 16’/2 and 21’/2 (FLA)

Referee: Alexander Vargas Tavares de Jesus
Facilities: Thiago Rosa de Oliveira Esposito and Karen Soares Augusto.

FLAMENGO: saints; Mateusinho; Pablo, Fabricio Bruno (Leo Pereira) and Filipe Luis; Erick Pulgar (Arrascaeta), Gerson (Thiago Maia) and Matheus França (Gabigol); Marinho, Cebolinha (Everton Ribeiro) and Pedro. Technician: Vitor Pereira.

NEW IGUASU: Max; Leo Fernandez, Mateus Alves, Gabriel Pinheiro and Marcio; Gustavo Nicola (Marquinho Macae), Paulo Enrique and Icaro (Leo Indio); Andrei (Leo Jaco), Everton (Mateus Mathias) and Nathan Palafoz (Lua Lucio). Technician: Carlos Victor.

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