Fluminense take on visitors Gremio on Brazilian Serie A matchday 7. The match takes place at legendary Maracana on Sunday, June 12th.
Fluminense show quite inconsistent results in starting matches of the season, gaining nine points with 5-5 aggregate goal difference in six matches so far. The Big Flu is undefeated in their last three matches, recording five points. Fluminense played only two matches at home so far and gained four points after 2-2 draw with Santa Cruz and 1-0 win over Botafogo. The hosts are undefeated in their last three matches at Maracana in a row.
Gremio have impressive start of the season, taking 13 points after six matches with 10-4 aggregate goal difference. The team is currently shares the first place in the league with Corinthians as both team have exactly the same record. Gremio played three matches on the road, taking four points with 6-4 goal difference.
Fluminense and Gremio have already played four head-to-heads in 2015, recording one win each and two draws. None of these matches of two strong opponents ended with a high-scoring result, proving wrong those who think of Brazilian Serie A as more of a show than competition. We can also expect a low-scoring result in this match:
Prediction for the match: Under 2.5 goals.