Palmeiras vs Flamengo match Finally, the curtain falls tonight, on a purely Brazilian match, in the 2021 Libertadores Cup final, the 62nd edition of the tournament, which will be hosted this evening, Saturday, November 27, 2021, at the Centenario Stadium in the Uruguayan capital, Montevideo, and it represents the second final in a row that brings together two teams. Brazilians, whose winner qualifies directly to the 2021 FIFA Club World Cup, organized by the United Arab Emirates early next year.
In the coming lines, we will get to know some details about the date of the Palmeiras-Flamingo match and the transmission channels, in addition to the two teams’ journey towards the 2021 Libertadores Cup final, as well as the history of the confrontations of the two Brazilian giants.
Palmeiras vs Flamengo match
For the second time in a row, the Copa Libertadores title is purely Brazilian, and it could also be the third and second successive crown for Palmeiras, who won the title last year, at the expense of compatriot Santos.
In terms of the ranking of the clubs that have won the most titles in the South American Championship, Palmeiras is ranked 11th and 4th in the Brazilian clubs that won the championship, while Flamengo is ranked 15th, 8th and last at the level of Brazilian clubs.
We start our coverage with the Brazilian club Palmeiras, which is participating for the second time in a row and the fifth in its history, in the Libertadores Cup final.
The team’s campaign, known as the Great Green, started from the group stage, as it led the first group with 15 points and a net (13) goals, with 5 wins and one loss.
In the round of 16, Palmeiras managed to beat Chile’s Universidad Católica back and forth with the same score (1-0).
As for the quarter-finals, he managed to eliminate his compatriot Saulo Paulo, after drawing with him in the first leg (1-1), and he defeated him in the second leg by 3-0.
In the semi-finals of the tournament, he also removed his compatriot Atletico Mineiro, after a 0-0 draw in the first leg, before a positive (1-1) tie in the second leg, and reached the final on the away goal rule.
Like his opponent, the Brazilian club Flamengo started in the competition, from the group stage, where it also topped Group Seven with 12 points and net (5) goals, from 3 wins and 3 draws.
In the semi-finals, Flamengo eliminated Argentine rival Devensa Justica, after defeating him in the first leg with a goal, and in the second leg with a score of 4-1.
With a sweep, Flamengo crossed the Uruguayan Olympia team in the quarter-finals, after winning the first leg (4-1) and the second leg (5-1).
In the semi-finals, Barcelona defeated Ecuador’s Guayaquil, home and away, by one score (2-0).
The history of confrontations with Palmeiras and Flamengo
As for the confrontations between Palmeiras and Flamengo, this is the first confrontation between them in the Libertadores Cup.
At the local level, the two teams collected 38 matches, in the Brazilian League and the local Super Cup.
Flamengo won 14 matches, while Palmeiras won 12 matches, and 12 matches between the two clubs were tied.
Regarding the goals scored in the meetings between the two sides, Flamengo scored 54 goals against Palmeiras, and conceded 49 goals.
As for the biggest win in the history of the Palmeiras and Flamengo meetings, it was also for Flamengo, who won 5-2 in the second round of the Brazilian League in the 2008 season.
The date of the Palmeiras and Flamengo match and the carrier channels
The 2021 Libertadores Cup final will be held on Saturday evening, at eleven o’clock (11:00 pm) Saudi time, ten (10:00 pm) Egypt time, eight (8:00 pm) GMT.
Regarding the referee of the match between Palmeiras and Flamengo, the South American Confederation (CONMEBOL) assigned the task to the Argentine international, Nestor Pitana.
Qatar’s beIN Sports network broadcasts the match on beIN Sports HD 3 in addition to Polsat Sport Extra, Sport TV2 Potugal, Arena Sport 3 HD Serbia, Arena Sport 1 HD Croatia, Sportdigital, Max Sport 1 HD and S Sport 1 HD and DAZN 1 Espana HD.
As for the commentator on the Palmeiras vs Flamengo match, the Qatari sports network gave the veteran Algerian sports commentator Hafid Darraji the task.
In the past lines, we learned about the date of the Palmeiras-Flamingo match and the transmission channels, in addition to the two clubs’ journey towards the 2021 Libertadores Cup final, as well as the date of the Palmeiras and Flamengo meetings in various tournaments and competitions.