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Palmeiras vs Flemengo LIVE: Follow all the latest from Copa Libertadores Final

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PALMEIRAS are all set to defend their Copa Libertadores crown against 2019 champions Flamengo in an all-Brazilian final.

The clash at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo will see Palmeiras looking to become only the second side this century to successfully retain the trophy.



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But they have their work cut out against the Mengao, with Flamengo unbeaten in the last NINE meeting between the pair.

When is Palmeiras vs Flamengo?

  • This season’s Copa Libertadores final will be held on Saturday, November 27.
  • Kick-off is at 8pm GMT.
  • When the sides last met, Flamengo won a Brazilian Serie A match in September 3-1 thanks to goals from Michael and Pedro.

Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on?

You can catch all the action on the BBC iPlayer.

The service is available to everyone with a valid TV licence in the UK.

To watch on your TV, head to BBC One and hit the red button, selecting this match from the iPlayer menu.

You can also stream via the app on your mobile, tablet, PC or games console.

What is the team news?

Raphael Veiga, Gustavo Scarpa, Dudu and Rony were all rested in midweek for Palmeiras and should come back into the starting XI for the final.

Felipe Melo is suffering from a knee problem and likely to miss out, with Danilo likely to replace him.

Top-scorer Gabriel Barbosa will lead the line for Flamengo, with ‘Gabigol’ currently on ten strikes for the tournament.

They also rested a number of key players in midweek and expect Bruno Henrique, Everton Ribeiro, Michael, Filipe Luís, David Luiz and Andreas Pereira all to feature in some capacity.

Match odds

  • Palmeiras to defend crown – 7/4
  • Draw – 5/2
  • Flamengo victory – evens

*All odds from Betfair and correct at time of publication.



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