For the 24th round of the 2023 Brasileirão Série A, Fluminense hosts Cruzeiro, at Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro. The match takes place this Wednesday (20), at 9:30 pm (Brasília time). Therefore, check out the main information and likely lineups for Fluminense x Cruzeiro where to watch live.
Where to watch Fluminense x Cruzeiro live
Globo and Premiere are responsible for broadcasting the match between Fluminense and Cruzeiro. Team fans have two possibilities to follow the clash in the 24th round of the 2023 Brasileirão Série A.
The match between the teams would take place on Saturday (23), at 9 pm (Brasília time). However, at the end of August, at the request of Grupo Globo, the match was changed, it will be on Wednesday (20), at 9:30 pm.
With 11 wins, five draws and seven defeats, Fluminense occupies 6th place, with 38 points gained. In the last round of the national competition, the Rio team lost the classic to Vasco 4 x 2.
Cruzeiro has not lost in two rounds, is in 11th place, with 29 points won. In the 2023 Series A, the campaign Fox has seven wins, eight draws and eight defeats.
Where to watch Fluminense x Cruzeiro and time
- Date: September 20, 2023 (Wednesday);
- Time: 9:30 pm (Brasília time);
- Local: Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro;
- Where to watch: Globo and Premiere.
Probable lineups for Fluminense x Cruzeiro
One week before the first game against Internacional, in the 2023 Libertadores semifinal, Fluminense can spare some starters against Cruzeiro, preserving the main athletes.
Arias should not act in front of Fox, the player can be spared. Against Vasco, the Colombian suffered an ankle injury, had to leave on a stretcher, leaving Fluminense fans worried.
Samuel Xavier was absent from the Rio derby and was suspended for the round. On the right side, the number two competes for the position with Guga, author of two assists in the game against Vasco.
In the club’s medical department, Ganso, Jorge and Gustavo Apis continue to recover from their respective injuries. On the other hand, Felipe Melo, absent in the last round, is doubtful for the clash against Cruzeiro.
Fluminense’s Probable Lineup: Fábio; Guga (Samuel Xavier), Nino and Marlon (David Braz) and Marcelo; Keno, Alexsander (Martinelli), André and Lima; Cano (Lelê) and John Kennedy. Technician: Fernando Diniz.
In Zé Ricardo’s debut in charge, Cruzeiro won and convinced in the 23rd round, defeating Santos by the score of 3 x 0, in Vila Belmiro.
The good news for the fans is Bruno Rodrigues’ goal. After ten rounds, the 26-year-old striker found the net again, has four goals in the 2023 Series A, and could start among the starters against Fluminense.
Luciano Castán does not play against Fluminense, he received the 3rd yellow card. Zé Ricardo has two options in defense: João Marcelo and Lucas Oliveiras are competing for a place in the starting lineup.
Cruzeiro’s Probable Lineup: Rafael; William, Neris, Lucas Oliveira (João Marcelo) and Marlon; Matheus Jussa and Lucas Silva; Wesley, Mateus Vital (Nikão) and Arthur Gomes; Bruno Rodrigues (Gilberto). Technician: Zé Ricardo.
Fluminense x Cruzeiro lineups
Lineups will be announced approximately one hour before kickoff
Referee of the Fluminense x Cruzeiro game
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