Fortaleza vs. Flamengo Match Analysis and Prediction – Sports Betting Tricks

Game week 28 of the Brasileiro Serie A will see Fortaleza square off Flamengo at Estádio Governador Plácido Castelo this week. Kickoffs on Sweptember 29 at 01:00 EAT.

Fortaleza is now three points above the relegation line after being in the red zone for a good portion of the domestic campaign this season. It is a precarious position for them heading into this midweek encounter, as a win could potentially move them into a tie for a spot at the Copa Sudamericana next season, while a defeat might put them back near the relegation zone.

Fortaleza held each other to 1-1 Serie A draw with Juventude in their most recent outing. In that game, Fortaleza had 38% possession and 11 shots with one of them on target. Juventude got 18 shots with seven of them on target and goals by Paulo Miranda (44′ OG) and Vitor Gabriel (78′).

Meanwhile, the Copa Libertadores finalists Flamengo currently sits in the fourth place with 45 points, trailing the league leaders Palmeiras by 12 points. The visiting side is are winless in their last three league fixtures and are now clinging to a place in the Libertadores next season, and are currently just a point above Corinthians for a guaranteed place in the group stage of the tournament.

Flamengo take this trip after 1-2 Serie A dfeat at the hands of Fluminense in their most recent match. In that game, Flamengo managed 50% possession, 18 shots with six of them on target and a goal scored by Gabriel Barbosa (83′). Fluminense got 12 shots with four of them on target and goals by Ganso (45′) and Nathan (76′).

Fortaleza vs. Flamengo head to head

Flamengo boasts a slight upper hand having won nine times from the 17 head to head encounters between these two sides since 2003; Fortelaza won five times while three matches ended in draws.

  • Flamengo 1-2 Fortaleza 5/06/22
  • Fortaleza 0-3 Flamengo 10/10/21
  • Flamengo 2-1 Fortaleza 24/06/21
  • Fortaleza 0-0 Flamengo 27/12/20
  • Flamengo 2-1 Fortaleza 05/09/20


  • Juventude RS 1-1 Fortaleza
  • Fluminense 2-1 Fortaleza
  • Fortaleza 1-3 Botafogo
  • Sao Paulo 0-1 Fortaleza
  • Fortaleza 1-0 Corinthians


  • Flamengo 1-2 Fluminense
  • Flamengo 1-0 Sao Paulo
  • Goias 1-1 Flamengo
  • Flamengo 2-1 Velez Sarsfield
  • Flamengo 1-1 Ceara

Fortaleza team news

Juan Vojvoda has not confirmed any fitness or suspension concerns ahead of this match.

 Flamengo team news

Bruno Henrique and Rodrigo Caio are unavailable for the visitor’s selection for this game through injuries.

Prediction and odds

  • Flamengo Win
  • Goals over 2.5
  • Both teams to score

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