Rodrigo Caio could be new to Flamengo against Madureira

Flamengo follows the preparation for next Monday’s match against Madureira, for the eighth round of the Carioca Championship. Leader of the competition, Rogério Ceni’s team will be able to complete for the first time of the season. Defender Rodrigo Caio, who has not entered the field since the last round of the Brasileirão, can be listed.

Flamengo shirt 3 spent the holidays in treatment of an injury to the adductor muscle of the right thigh and is in the final stage of preparation. Rodrigo Caio still does some work separately, but he also trains with the other players.

The confrontation at Raulino de Oliveira will be Flamengo’s last before the decision of Super Cup Kia 2021, against Palmeiras. The cup that puts the Brazilian champion face to face and the Cup of Brazil will be held on Sunday, April 11.

For Rodrigo Caio, taking the field against the suburban Tricolor would be an opportunity to gain pace before the decisive confrontation. Thus, Flamengo must enter the field with Diego Alves, Isla, Willian Arão, Rodrigo Caio and Filipe Luís; Diego Ribas, Gerson and Arrascaeta; Everton Ribeiro, Gabigol and Bruno Henrique.

Out of the game and handed over to the medical department, midfielder Thiago Maia is recovering from knee surgery, Matheuzinho has a thigh injury, and Richard Ríos ankle sprain.

While Flamengo is the leader of the State with 16 points, Madureira appears in fourth, with 11.


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