RIO DE JANEIRO. Fluminense obliterates Corinthians 4-0 with goals of Manoel (15′), G. Cano (42′), G. Cano (71′) and Fred (90′). Fluminense took advantage of its superior ball possession (58%).
The match was played at the Estadio Jornalista Mário Filho stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday and it started at 4:30 pm local time. The referee was Wilton Pereira Sampaio assisted by Bruno Raphael Pires and Bruno Boschilia. The 4th official was Alex Gomes Stefano. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 24 degrees Celsius or 75.22 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 69%.
Fluminense had a superior ball possession 58% while Corinthians was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Fluminense was more pushing with 48 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Fluminense won the match.
Fluminense shot 16 times, 7 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Corinthians shot 3 times, 2 on target, 1 off target.
Fluminense didn’t receive any yellow card. Regarding the opposition, Corinthians received 3 yellow cards (Biro, J. Moraes and Robert Renan).
After this encounter, Fluminense will have 24 points like Athletico PR and Internacional to soar in the 6th place. Talking about the opposition, Corinthians will stay with 26 points to gain in the 4th place.
In the next match in the Serie A, Fluminense will play away with Bragantino on the 12th of November with a 2-2 head to head statistic.
Corinthians will host Atlético Mineiro on the 12th of November with a 13-13 head to head statistic.
Fluminense – Formation
Fluminense started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Fernando Diniz Silva decided to play with the following team: .
Fluminense could not rely on the presence of A. Jesus (injured).
Fluminense made 5 changes: Ganso for A. Jesus (62′), Jhon Arias for Felipe Melo (78′), Matheus Martins for Willian (78′), Caio Paulista for Mario Pineida (84′) and G. Cano for Fred (84′).
Corinthians – Formation
Corinthians started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
Vítor Manuel de Oliveira Lopes Pereira played with: .
Corinthians made 5 changes: Bruno Mendez for Gustavo Mantuan (46′), Lucas Piton for Fabio Santos (46′), Cantillo for Giuliano (58′), J. Moraes for Roger Guedes (58′) and Biro for Adson (76′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A.