Flamengo thrash in Vitor Pereira’s debut

Flamengo had no issue defeating Portuguesa-RJ for the first spherical of the Carioca Championship. In the match that marked the debut of coach Vitor Pereira, Rubro-Negro have been thrashed 4-1 on the Maracana, with objectives from Pedro, Gabigol, Fabricio Bruno and Thiago Maia. Karius scored for the visiting workforce.

  • Pedro was the spotlight of Flamengo’s victory. Now carrying the quantity 9 shirt, the striker scored a wonderful aim off his chest, following an Ayrton Lucas cross. Pedro nonetheless made a wonderful transfer that led to Fabrizio Bruno’s aim.
  • Flamengo dictated the rhythm from the start to the tip of the match. With such a technical distinction to the opponent, coach Vitor Pereira took benefit of the second half to relaxation the starters.
  • Portugaleza supplied no resistance to Flamengo and solely received to the aim after a blunder by Ayrton Lucas, who erred and backed him up and left striker Karius in entrance of goalkeeper Santos.
  • Flamengo have a 100% success fee in Carioca, profitable the 2 matches they’ve performed. The earlier match in opposition to Audax was anticipated due to the participation of the purple and black in the World Club Championship.
  • Flamengo’s subsequent match is in opposition to Madureira on Wednesday (18). The match is scheduled for Estádio Kleber Andrade, in Cariacica, Espírito Santo.

An evening of premieres and reissues

  • The thrashing of Portugal was the primary sport underneath Vitor Pereira. The Portuguese coach was a bit excited initially of the match, however the stress of the debut handed and Vitor Pereira completed the match fairly calmly.
  • Gabigol wore Flamengo’s quantity 10 shirt for the primary time. With the departure of Diego Ribas, the striker inherited the quantity that after belonged to Zico. And he had a aim in the debut of the brand new quantity.
  • After a spell in Europe, midfielder Gerson returned to Flamengo and was already in the beginning line-up. Now carrying the quantity 20 jersey, in honor of his good friend Vinny Jr., Gerson had a superb sport and requested to be substituted on the finish of the sport.

curiosity: the sport was so clean on the Maracana that the referee did not have to indicate any playing cards. Although Flamengo exchanged many passes and created good possibilities, Portugal didn’t resort to fouls.


1×0. Ayrton Lucas began the defensive motion and nonetheless appeared on the underside line to cross and Pedro scored a terrific chest aim in the eleventh minute. Flamengo’s prime scorer in 2022 began 2023 in fashion.

2×0. Gabigol scores Flamengo’s second aim after a run-in with Pedro. Mengao’s quantity 10 despatched a low shot previous goalkeeper Joao Lopez in the thirty ninth minute.

2×1. Karius took benefit of Ayrton Lucas’ failure to overlook the drop-back and tapped in Santos’ exit in the forty first minute

3×1. Just 4 minutes into the second half, defender Fabrizio Bruno merely pushed the ball into the online after a superb transfer by Pedro, who removed two markers and left his team-mate free to attain.

4×1. Thiago Maia got here on as a centre-forward to finish the transfer began by Gabigol and assisted by Mateusinho. Another stunning aim by Flamengo in the fortieth minute of the ultimate stage.



purpose: 1st spherical of the Carioca Championship
place: Maracana, Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
Date and time: November 15, 2022, 6:00 PM (Brazil Time)
Referee: Alex Gomez Stefano (RJ)
Facilities: Luis Claudio Regasone and Gustavo Motta Correia (each RJ)
Objectives: Pedro on 11, Gabigol on 39 and Karius in the forty first minute of the primary half; Fabricio Bruno in the 4th and Thiago Maia in the fortieth minute of the second half.

FLAMENGO: Santos, Varela (Mateuzinho), David Luiz, Fabricio Bruno, Ayrton Lucas; Thiago Maia, Gerson (Eric Pulgar), Arasqueta (Everton) and Everton Ribeiro (Marinho); Gabigol and Pedro (Vidal). Technician: Victor Pereira.

PORTUGUESA-RJ: Joao Lopes; Watson, Gerson, Fredson and Yuri; Charles, Vinicius Keys (Fernandez), Joao Paulo (Ronnie) and Anderson Rosa (Lucas Santos); Jean Carlo (Cafu) and Edson Karius (Gilmar). Technician: Felipe Surian.

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