Spanish football

Flamengo wants more – SPANISH FOOTBALL

by: Adam Smith


The Brazilian Flamengo will open on Tuesday the Club World Cup semifinals against a Saudi Al-Hilal with several top names who threaten to break the dream of reaching the final thirty-eight years later. at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha against the Asian champion, who has the French Bafetimbi Gomis, for italian Sebastian Giovincofor the peruvian André Carrillo and for the brazilian Carlos Eduardo as your maximum referents.


Act at 12:45


Even so, Flamengo is a priori superior, but also River Plate in last year's edition and dropped surprisingly in the & # 39; semi & # 39; against Al-Ain of the United Arab Emirates. In favor of cariocas is that their coach, Jorge Jesus, knows perfectly the rival of this Tuesday. The Portuguese coach went to Saudi Arabia's most popular and laureate club between mid-2018 and January this year with a millionaire contract.

Less than a year later, the disciple of Johan Cruyff Flamengo coach Júlio César said on Wednesday that the Flamengo striker, who is looking for a place in Libertadores, should meet with the former team, but has now become an idol in Brazil after winning the title. League and the Libertadores Cup by the red-black black box. Without injury or touch, the Flamengo hopes to enter the field with his eleven gala and supported close. of 10,000 Flamenguers who have afforded to travel to the lands of Qatar.

The club in Rio de Janeiro has made history this season by winning the Liga and Libertadores in the same year, something that only Santos de Pelé had achieved so far in the 1960s. The Club World Cup would be the highlight of a Legend season. He would be second in his record, because in 1981 he was already proclaimed champion of the so-called Intercontinental Cup just before his rival in a hypothetical final, Liverpool.

Possible alignments

Flamengo: Diego Alves; Rafinha, Rodrigo Caio, Pablo Marí, Filipe Luís; Gershon, Willian Arao, Giorgian Of Arrascaeta; Éverton Ribeiro, Bruno Henrique and Gabriel Barbosa & # 39; Gabigol & # 39 ;.

Al-Hilal: Abdullah Al Muayiou, Mohamed Al Burayk, Hyunsoo Jang, Ali Albulayhi, Yasser Al Shahrani; Gustavo Cuellar, Carlos Eduardo, Salem Aldawsari, André Carrillo, Sebastian Giovinco; and Bafetimbi Gomis.

Stadium: Khalifa International in Doha.

Hour: 6:30 pm