Brazilian Flamengo and Al-Hilal Riyadh from Saudi Arabia will meet in the 1/2 final of the FIFA Club World Cup. How will the upcoming duel end? We'll figure it out.
Flamengo is the current champion of the Copa Libertadores. The Brazilian club approached the tournament in a good mood, it ranks first in the standings of the Carioca Championship. In the six games he played, he scored four wins and drew twice. During this time, he hit the opponents' goal 12 times and conceded two goals. Recall that the Uruguayan defender Guillermo Varela, who belongs to Dynamo Moscow, is playing for Flamengo.
Al-Hilal Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
"Al-Hilal Riyadh" started fighting at the tournament from the 1/4 finals stage, where, following a series of 11-meter strikes, it turned out to be stronger than "Widdad" from Morocco, finishing the main time with a score of 1:1. The team also came up to the competition in good shape, in January it played five matches without suffering a single defeat in the championship, and in the match for the Super Cup it lost to Al-Fahey (0:1). In the local championship, Al-Hilal is on the fourth line, but the gap from the leader is only two points. In 15 games, he suffered only one defeat.
Statistics and figures
- Flamengo is the favorite of the match according to bookmakers;
- Flamengo goes undefeated in the Carioca Championship;
- "Al-Hilal Riyadh" passed 1/4 only after a penalty shootout;
- The teams met once, in 2019 Flamengo won 3-1
I think that the ceremonial hosts of the field should have a confident victory in the upcoming match, because this season they show good performance, and besides, they are significantly superior to the opponent in the class. I propose to bet on the victory of Flamengo with a head start (-1).