Palmeiras vs Fluminense Betting Tips
It was against Fluminense, in the first round, that Palmeiras suffered their last defeat in the Brasileirão. It took 1 to 0 in Maracanã. The result caused the downfall of coach Roger Machado. With Luiz Felipe Scolari, the team started a run that led to the lead of the tournament, even if that was not the priority of the club.
Alviverde really wanted the Copa Libertadores trophy. He did not. He fell in the semifinals before Boca Juniors. Plan B was the Brazil Cup. The route was interrupted, also in the semifinals, by Cruzeiro. Then there was the Brazilian Championship.
On Sunday, November 11, Palmeiras went 1-0 at Atlético-MG, in Belo Horizonte, reaching the 67-point mark (19 wins, 10 draws and 4 losses). He maintained the advantage of five points in relation to Internacional, deputy leader, who also stayed in the 1 to 1 with Ceará. With one less round to play, he approached the cup.
For Wednesday’s game, the Deyverson striker, suspended, is embezzlement. Moses, who suffered a sprain in Belo Horizonte, is another casualty. There is also loss out of bounds. Luiz Felipe Scolari was another to receive gain and will be replaced by assistant Paulo Turra on the reserve bench.
There are also gains. The striker Willian, recovered from injury, returns to the team. So does Dudu, who has been suspended. The same happens with right-back Mayke and left-back Diego Barbosa.Check the updated information about injuries and suspensions
While Palmeiras looks back to manage the advantage over the pursuers, Fluminense has the same attitude to keep out of the relegation zone. On Sunday, November 12, the team did not pass the scoreless tie with Sport and missed the opportunity to open front in relation to the region of the sticking.
With 41 points (11 wins, 8 draws and 14 losses), he is tenth in the Brasileirão standings table. There are four more than Chapecoense, seventeenth and first in the relegation zone.
For Wednesday’s game, coach Marcelo Oliveira will win options to climb the team. The midfielder Sornoza and defender Ibañez, who were suspended in the match against Sport, are again in a position to play.There are, however, medical doubts. Defender Gum and right-back Léo, who were left out of the game due to injuries, will still need to undergo further tests that will determine if they can be used.
The guarantee of permanence outside the relegation zone and the direct confrontation with a rival in this fight, Ceará, in the next round, in Maracanã, can affect at the time of the coach’s choices for the match.
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This will be the 50th time that teams meet in the tournament. Palmeiras takes a big advantage in the encounters with Fluminense by Brasileirão, even with the victory of the tricolor, by 1 to 0, in the first round of the 2018 edition, which interrupted a sequence of six victories of the alvverde. In 49 matches, Palmeiras won 26, lost 15 and had eight draws.
With great technical superiority, counting on the return of important players and acting at home, the prognosis in the victory of Palmeiras is the most suitable for the confrontation of this Wednesday in the Park Allianz.
Bet Tips: Palmeiras wins