After winning the Rio title, Flamengo debuts in the Libertadores against Millonarios

After winning the Rio title, Flamengo debuts in the Libertadores against Millonarios

Flamengo, virtual champions of Rio de Janeiro, are preparing for their debut in the Copa Libertadores against Millonarios, from Colombia, at the El Campín stadium, in Bogotá. Members of Group E, which also includes Palestino, from Chile, and Bolívar, from Bolivia, Flamengo is looking for its fourth title in the competition, after falling in recent editions. With the advantage of the state title, the Rio team arrives motivated to face the challenge in Bogotá.

For the match, coach Tite confirmed Flamengo’s starting lineup, seeking to overcome the effects of the altitude and guarantee a good result against Millonarios. Despite some casualties, such as Wesley, Gerson and Gabigol, the red and black squad is focused and determined to start off on the right foot in the Libertadores. On the other side, Millonarios, led by Alberto Gamero, is rested and willing to take advantage of the home advantage, counting on the support of the fans and the altitude in their favor.

The confrontation promises to be fierce, with the teams using their best formations. Millonarios, coming off a victory in the Colombian championship, will have Álvaro Montero and Juan Pablo Vargas in the spotlight, while Flamengo will have players like Arrascaeta, Pedro and Everton Cebolinha. With referee Dario Herrera (ARG) in charge, the expectation is for an exciting and decisive game for the future of the teams in continental competition.


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