3rd and 4 of the first Brazilian league will meet tonight in an interesting match between two teams that have started well this championship after five rounds that are at the very top.
Botafogo is better ranked team. In the first five rounds earned three wins in all party won scoring twice. Syncope can only be called after the defeat at Bahia in two stages. Botafogo has played two games in the new season in front of their fans, earning them both with the same score 2: 1.
The hosts can not count in match of the night on Antonio Rodrigo Defendi and Carlos are both injured. In addition Cicinho is uncertain.
Fluminense won three games in the new season, but we must consider that all the victories were achieved in front of their fans. Away Fluminense lost by the same score 1: 2 Coritiba and Portuguesa.
Being suspended Michael will miss this duel. In the same situation it is and Thiago Neves, but the latter being injured.