Fluminense will host Flamengo in a pivotal edition of one of the biggest rivalries in Brazilian football at the Estadio Maracanã. This match will have two eternal rivals in Rio de Janiero facing off.
Here’s a full rundown of how to watch a live stream of Fluminense vs Flamengo if you live in the United States:
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Amazon Prime subscribers (Prime comes with a 30-day free trial) can watch the match via the Prime Paramount+ channel. You can try both Amazon Prime and the Paramount+ Channel at no cost with a free trial right here:
Once you’re signed up for the Prime Paramount+ Channel, you can watch Fluminense vs Flamengo live on the Amazon Video app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), Xbox One or Series X/S, PlayStation 4 or 5, various smart TV’s, Xiaomi, Echo Show or Echo Spot, iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet.
You can also watch on your computer via the Amazon website.
This is ultimately the same as the Amazon Prime option above, only you’ll watch on Paramount’s digital platforms instead of Amazon’s. You can watch the match via Paramount+, which comes with a free trial:
Once signed up for Paramount+, you can watch Fluminense vs Flamengo live on the Paramount+ app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Samsung Smart TV, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet.
You can also watch on your computer via the Paramount+ website.
Fluminense vs Flamengo Preview
Fluminense had a topsy-turvy season up to now. Earlier in the season the the Tricolor Carioca were fighting to stave off relegation, while coming close to reaching semifinals of the Copa Libertadores this season. When they started focusing on the league, they went on a seven-match unbeaten streak and the arrival of Marcão to replace Roger Machado, changed the team’s fortunes.
Fluminense will have many players unable to play. The most noticeable one is Fred. The all-time goalscorer for Fluminense will be out as he is still recovering from a toe fracture. Gabriel Teixeira will also be out as will Paulo Henrique Ganso (arm fracture) and Hudson (knee).
The good news is that centerback Luccas Claro is now back and started training with the team.
Flamengo lost points in recent weeks and now find themselves ten points behind league leaders Atlético- MG with 11 rounds left. The defending two-time league champs find themselves with 46 points, but they have two matches in hand.
This next month will be crucial for their aspirations as they know that they are still within striking range keeping in mind their remaining schedule. This also includes the Copa Libertadores final next month in Montevideo.
Flamengo will be missing a host of players for this match. Bruno Henrique and David Luiz are out due to injury while Filipe Luis has to serve a one-match suspension.
The biggest blows of all are that of Uruguayan international Giorgian De Arrascaeta (hip) and Gabriel Barbosa. De Arrascaeta is riddled by injuries this season. Between that as well as time off with his national team his numbers are reduced significantly, but his impact is seen more than ever. With the former Cruzeiro man, Flamengo earned 83 percent of the points disputed. Without him that number went down to 62.
Not one that, Flamengo’s attacking doubles in productivity (88 goals) when he is on the pitch compared to when he does not (44 goals).
Flamengo will also have to see if Gabigol will be available. The Brazilian international left the game against Athletic-PR due to a knock he suffered. This compounds his current woes as he finds himself in the midst of a seven-match goalscoring drought; the longest of his career at Flamengo
Fluminense probable XI: Marcos Felipe, Samuel Xavier, David Braz. Luccas Claro, Marlon; André, Yago, Jhon Arias; Caio Paulista, Luiz Henrique, John Kennedy
Flamengo probable XI: Diego Alves, Matheuzinho, Rodrigo Caio, Léo Pereira, Filipe Luís; Arão, Thiago Maia, Andreas Pereira, Vitinho, Bruno Henrique, Pedro
Head to Head: Previous Matches: 424 Fluminense Wins: 131 (561 goals) Flamengo wins: 157 (620 goals) Draws: 136