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SHOTS ON TARGET SUFFERED BY FLAMENGO WITH ROSSI IN 2024: A LOOK AT THE NUMBERS

Detailed performance reflects defensive challenges faced by the Rio team this season

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O Flamengo, one of the giants of Brazilian football, has faced a considerable challenge in the defensive aspect during the 2024 season. The presence of Rossi, a renowned striker, in the team's front line has been notable, however, the numbers reveal a significant vulnerability in the ability to avoid shots on target by opponents

When looking at the detailed numbers of the matches so far, it becomes clear that Flamengo faced difficulties in containing opposing attacks on several occasions. Below, we present a summary of the shots on target suffered by the team, divided by opponent.


A DEDICATED WALL

The repeat of the confrontation with Fluminense is notable in the numbers, highlighting the capacity of the -verdade-da-situacao" target="_blank"> Flamengo to adjust its defense in subsequent matches against the same opponent. However, against other teams, such as Vasco and Boavista, the number of shots on target proved to be more worrying, suggesting possible flaws in defensive organization or communication between players.

Rossi's presence in the team, although Although it is an undeniable offensive force, it has not been enough to completely neutralize opposing attacks, raising questions about the defensive strategy adopted by the coach and its effectiveness in dealing with different styles of play.


Despite the difficulties faced, the quote "Tite being Tite" suggests confidence in the coach and his ability to deal with challenges. In terms of points, Flamengo continues to be considered the big favorite, which puts additional pressure on the team to resolve its defensive issues and maintain its prominent position in the championship.


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FLAMENGO MANAGER OPENS UP ABOUT THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF EXPROPRIATION OF THE GASÔMETRO LAND

Mengão intends to build his own stadium on the site expropriated by Rio de Janeiro City Hall

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Flamengo fans had two reasons to celebrate this Sunday (23). In addition to the 1-0 victory against Fluminense, the club received the news that the Gasologista land will be expropriated by the City of Rio de Janeiro. There, Rubro-Negro intends to build its own stadium. Cacau Cotta, Flamengo's director of external relations, detailed the next steps for the construction of the arena.

Cacau Cotta explained that the expropriation of the land now places the property under the responsibility of the city hall, and that the club has the resources necessary to acquire part of the land: "The land now belongs to the city hall. There is no legal dispute (...) What could arise in the future is a negotiation about the values...".




NEGOTIATION DETAILS

— "People sometimes get confused, because the mayor's decree is a decree that transfers the ownership of the land to the city hall. An expropriation does not imply a legal dispute. What may arise in the future is a negotiation of values. Soon, in 20, 30 days, there will be an auction, Flamengo has the necessary resources, and will pay for it. land the fair value, just as the city hall paid for the Gentileza Terminal. Flamengo will make the payment, so rest assured, there is no legal dispute. What could happen is just a discussion about land values", stated Cacau Cotta.



HISTORICAL MOMENT FOR THE CLUB

Cacau Cotta also celebrated the historic moment for Flamengo: "Let's celebrate, because today is a day of celebration with this beautiful victory. A difficult game against Fluminense is always a complicated game and (the stadium) represents a milestone in Flamengo's history. We've waited 130 years for this moment, haven't we? To finally have land to build our own stadium. Now it's President Landim's turn to explain, I gave you the details, for the mayor to explain, for (deputy) Pedro Paulo, who is by our side in this fight. That's what I always say, it's the red-black bench working in favor of Flamengo."
OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT OF EXPROPRIATION

This Sunday morning (23), the mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, and deputy Pedro Paulo recorded a video announcing the expropriation of the Gasometer land. The space belongs to an investment fund from Caixa Econômica Federal. Flamengo and the municipality tried to negotiate with the bank, but received no response, leading the City Hall to order the expropriation.


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TITE PRAISES FLAMENGO'S VICTORY OVER FLUMINENSE: "WE DESERVE TO WIN"

Pedro, with a penalty, kept Mengão in the lead

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In a classic valid for the 11th round of the Brasileirão, Flamengo beat Fluminense 1-0 this Sunday afternoon (23), at Maracanã. The goal that guaranteed the victory was scored by Pedro, from a penalty, keeping Mengão in the isolated lead of the competition with 24 points.

The match was marked by a controversial move in the 40th minute of the second half. Bruno Henrique was brought down in the area by Calegari, resulting in a penalty that Pedro converted, shooting into the middle of the goal and guaranteeing the red-black victory. The decision generated many complaints from Fluminense, who considered the marking incorrect.




TITE PRAISES FLAMENGO'S PERFORMANCE

< After the game, coach Tite praised the team's performance, highlighting the superiority and fairness of the result. “They are two great teams. It's one of the best Libertadores campaigns. I have great gratitude for Paulo Angioni (Fluminense football director). We are not enemies. There is respect for our work. We deserve to win. We quickly regained the ball on the outside to leave the team compact. It was gratifying. We deserved it regardless of when we scored the goal", said Tite.

RUBRO-BLACK SUPERIORITY AND MISSINGS

< Even with physical problems and absences due to the Copa América, Flamengo proved to be superior to Fluminense. Although they had less possession of the ball, Rubro-Negro was more dangerous, forcing the opponent to make mistakes and creating clear opportunities. Lack of aim almost complicated the situation, but the penalty conceded by Bruno Henrique was decisive.
SITUATION IN BRASILEIRÃO

< With the victory, Flamengo reached 24 points and guaranteed the leadership of Serie A for another round. Fluminense, who only had one shot in the classic and none in the goal saved by Rossi, remains at the bottom of the competition.< /p>




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JOKE? FOR DINIZ, ARBITRATION 'DECIDED' THE GAME FOR FLAMENGO - CHECK OUT

In addition to criticizing the refereeing, Diniz stated that Fluminense started the match better

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In an exciting classic for the 11th round of the Brasileirão, Flamengo beat Fluminense 1-0 this Sunday afternoon (23), at Maracanã. The winning goal was scored by Pedro, from a penalty, in the 40th minute of the second half. With the result, Mengão remains in the isolated lead of the competition with 24 points.

The match was marked by controversy. In the 40th minute of the second half, Bruno Henrique fell in the area after a dispute with Calegari, resulting in a penalty that generated many complaints from Fluminense. Pedro converted the charge, guaranteeing the Red and Black victory.


Soon after the move, Fluminense coach, Fernando Diniz, was expelled for protesting against the decision. In a press conference after the game, Diniz harshly criticized the refereeing: “I just saw the move and, in fact, it wasn't a penalty. There is no way to give this penalty, it is impossible for VAR not to call it. It was decisive for the result of the game. The refereeing decided the game”, said the coach.



FLUMINENSE STARTS WELL, BUT LOSES CONFIDENCE

Besides of the criticism of the refereeing, Diniz stated that Fluminense started the match better, but ended up losing confidence throughout the game, allowing Flamengo to grow on the field. Tricolor had just one shot in the entire classic, and none towards the goal saved by Rossi.


SITUATION IN THE BRASILEIRÃO

With the victory, Flamengo reaches 24 points and guarantees the leadership of Série A of the Brasileirão for another round. On the other hand, Fluminense remains at the bottom of the competition, with just six points from 11 games.
NEXT CHALLENGES

In the next round, Flamengo will face Juventude away from home, seeking to further consolidate their lead. Fluminense will host Vitória at Maracanã, in a crucial clash to try to reverse the negative sequence and seek a recovery in the championship. 


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