In the Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A, Fluminense will face Corinthians in the Estadio Vasco da Gama on Sunday.
Fluminense is coming off a 1-0 setback against Eduardo Barroca’s Atletico Goianiense the day before. Atletico Goainiense won thanks to a late second-half goal from midfielder Nathan Silva.
Corinthians, on the other hand, defeated Sport Recife’s Umberto Louzer’s team 2-1 in the league yesterday. Sylvinho’s Corinthians won thanks to an own goal from centre-back Iago Maidana and a second-half goal from Jo, a former Manchester City and Everton attacker. Sport Recife’s consolation goal was scored by Colombian attacker Santiago Trellez.
Corinthians vs. Fluminense Head-to-Head
Corinthians has won 32 of the 32 head-to-head meetings between the two teams. They’ve won 12, lost nine, and drawn 11 games.