For the 22nd round of the Brasileirão Série A, the flu face the Pici’s Lion. The match takes place this Sunday (3), at 4 pm (Brasília time), at the General Raulino de Oliveira Municipal Stadium, in Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro. Therefore, check the main information in the Fluminense x Fortaleza where to watch.
Where to watch Fluminense vs Fortaleza live
Fluminense and Fortaleza will be broadcast by Grupo Globo. On open TV, Globo owns the rights and, on the closed channel, Premiere will be responsible.
Due to the current state of the Maracanã pitch, the match between the teams will be held at the General Raulino de Oliveira Municipal Stadium, in Volta Redonda. The change was requested by Fluminense itself.
In the Brasileirão Série A, Fluminense has only one defeat in the last five matches, occupies the 5th position, with 35 points conquered. If you defeat the Pici’s Lionthe team from Rio de Janeiro can take 3rd place.
In 8th place, with 32 points, Fortaleza aims to continue with the winning streak, three in a row. So far, the club is in the qualification zone for the 2024 Copa Sudamericana.
Where to watch Fluminense vs Fortaleza and schedule
- Date: September 3, 2023 (Sunday);
- Time: 4 pm (Brasília time);
- Venue: General Raulino de Oliveira Municipal Stadium, in Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro;
- Where to watch: TV Globo and Premiere.
Probable lineups of Fluminense vs Fortaleza
Fernando Diniz has the return of Arias, suspended athlete in the match with Athletico-PR. For the 22nd round, the Colombian should start among the starters.
In the medical department, Marcelo continues to be treated for an injury to his left thigh. In the last week, the 35-year-old defender participated in some activities with the ball, but for the game with Fortaleza, the athlete is not confirmed.
For the left-back, Diogo Barbosa should remain among the starters. Hired at the beginning of July, the player participated in seven matches with Fluminense’s shirt, selected as a starter on four occasions.
Probable Fluminense lineup: Fabio; Samuel Xavier, Nino, David Braz and Diogo Barbosa; André and Lima; Arias, Goose and Keno; Pipe. Technician: Fernando Diniz.
Fortaleza has a sequence of three victories, gained some positions in the table of the 2023 Brasileirão. The team can enter the classification zone for Libertadores, however, it needs to beat Fluminense and hope for the results.
Scorer of one of the goals against Coritiba, Marinho is suspended for the 22nd round. The attacker received the 3rd yellow card and is out of the match.
Reinforcement in the last transfer window, Imanol Machuca can win the opportunity among the starters. So far, with the shirt of the Pici’s Lion, the player played six games and scored one goal. Yago Pikachu is also an option for the position.
Probable lineup of Fortaleza: Joao Ricardo; Tinga, Brítez, Titi and Bruno Pacheco (Escobar); Caio Alexandre and Zé Welison; Imanol Machuca (Yago Pikachu), Pochettino (Thiago Galhardo) and Guilherme; Lucero. Technician: Juan Pablo Vojvoda.
Lineups Fluminense vs Fortaleza
Lineups will be announced approximately one hour before the start of the game.
Refereeing of the game Fluminense x Fortaleza
Referee: André Luiz Skettino Policarpo Bento – MG
Assistant 1: Guilherme Dias Camilo (FIFA) – MG
Assistant 2: Felipe Alan Costa de Oliveira – MG
Fourth Arbitrator: Alexandre Vargas Tavares de Jesus – RJ
VAR: Rafael Traci (FIFA) – SC