Flamengo can win two important reinforcements for the first match of the final of the Carioca Championship, Saturday, against Fluminense. Rodrigo Caio and Gerson are recovering from muscle injuries and are in the final stages of transition.
Both can appear in the tactical activity of this Thursday (13), which would confirm the presence of the two in the classic. Renê and Michael continue to be delivered to the Medical Department, while Diego Alves will be reassessed.
Regarding the goalkeeper Rubro-Negro, what will be debated basically is whether it is worth exposing the goalkeeper to the risk of causing injury or preserving him for the duel with LDU, Wednesday, by Libertadores, a duel that can guarantee the classification anticipated Flamengo to the next phase of the competition.
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If Rodrigo Caio and Gérson are released, the expectation is that Flamengo will take the field against Fluminense with the following team: Gabriel Batista (Diego Alves), Isla, Willian Arão, Rodrigo Caio and Filipe Luís; Diego, Gérson, Everton Ribeiro and Arrascaeta; Bruno Henrique and Gabriel.
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Flamengo and Fluminense will face each other on Saturday, at 9:05 pm (Brasília time), in Maracanã, for the first match of the Carioca 2021 final. There are no advantages and in case of equal results the title will be decided in the penalties.