Botafogo vs Flamengo Match Analysis & Prediction
03/09/2023 3:30 pm
Botafogo will bid to return to winning ways this weekend when they host Flamengo at Estádio Olímpico Nilton Santos in the 22nd round of the Brasileiro Serie A. Kickoff is scheduled for September 3 at 03:00 EAT.
Coming into this game, Botafogo sits at the top of the league with 51 points and has picked up 11 points from the last three games they have played, both home and away. Momentum is really building for Botafogo, as they have now gone 12 games without defeat.
Botafogo, however, prepares for this match looking to bounce back after a 2-1 Copa Sudamericana losing effort to Defensa y Justicia in their previous outing. Nicolás Emanuel Fernández (15′, 72′) and Enrique Bologna (45′ Own goal) scored for Defensa y Justicia in that game.
On the other side, Flamengo is fourth in the league with 36 points and has picked up eight points from the last five games they have played, both home and away. Flamengo has put together a good run of form and has now gone three games without defeat.
Flamengo held each other to a 0-0 Serie A draw versus Internacional in their previous fixture. Flamengo had 59% possession and eight shots, with 4 of them on target, while Internacional got four shots at goal with one of them on target.
Botafogo vs. Flamengo Head to head
Flamengo boasts the upper hand in the head-to-head history of this match, having won 34 times from the 72 encounters since 2004; Botafogo won 13 times while the other 25 matches ended in draws.
30/04/2023Flamengo2Botafogo3Brasileiro Serie A
26/02/2023Botafogo0Flamengo1Carioca, Serie A, Taca Guanabara
29/08/2022Botafogo0Flamengo1Brasileiro Serie A
08/05/2022Flamengo0Botafogo1Brasileiro Serie A
24/02/2022Botafogo1Flamengo3Carioca, Serie A, Taca Guanabara
Botafogo Team News
Manager Bruno Lage will be unable to call upon the services of Tiquinho Soares, Patrick de Paula, and Rafael, who are sidelined due to injuries.
Botafogo 's Last 5 Matches
31/08/2023Defensa Justicia2Botafogo1Copa Sudamericana
27/08/2023Botafogo3Bahia0Brasileiro Serie A
24/08/2023Botafogo1Defensa Justicia1Copa Sudamericana
19/08/2023Sao Paulo0Botafogo0Brasileiro Serie A
13/08/2023Botafogo3Internacional1Brasileiro Serie A
Flamengo Team News
As for the visiting side, Giorgian de Arrascaeta and Gabriel Noga will miss out Jorge Sampaoli’s selection for this match through injuries.
Flamengo's Last 5 Matches
27/08/2023Flamengo0Internacional0Brasileiro Serie A
20/08/2023Coritiba2Flamengo3Brasileiro Serie A
17/08/2023Flamengo1Gremio0Copa do Brasil
14/08/2023Flamengo1Sao Paulo1Brasileiro Serie A
Botafogo vs. Flamengo: Odds and Predictions
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