Preview: Olimpia Asuncion vs Flamengo

Olimpia are playing Flamengo at the Playoffs of Copa Libertadores on August 11.

Olimpia (also known as Club Olimpia, OLÍMPIA or Olimpia Asuncion) and Flamengo (commonly referred to as Flamengo RJ) meet again 6 days after the Playoffs match which Flamengo won 1-0. Olimpia are approaching this clash after a victory over Guairena in Division Profesional Clausura last Monday, however, one part of Olimpia has trailed behind in terms of reliability—defence: they have been conceding goals for 5 consecutive home matches now.

Flamengo, on the other hand, are preparing for the match after a loss against Cuiaba in Serie A last Monday.

Recent Form:


Olimpia have won once (5-3 against Guairena on 7th of August), lost 3 times (1-0 against Flamengo on 4th of August, 1-2 against Nacional Asuncion on 24th of July and 3-2 against Resistencia on 16th of July) and drew twice (1-1 against Sportivo Trinidense on 30th of July and 0-0 against Deportivo San Lorenzo on 20th of July) in their most recent 6 matches.


Flamengo have won 3 times (1-0 against Olimpia on 4th of August, 1-2 against Atletico-MG on 30th of July and 0-2 against Gremio on 27th of July), lost once (3-0 against Cuiaba on 7th of August) and drew twice (1-1 against America MG on 23rd of July and 0-0 against Fluminense on 17th of July) in their most recent 6 matches.

Team News:


The Olimpia manager Julio Cáceres will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all before this clash thanks to a completely injury-free group to pick from.


Due to a mostly healthy group of players, there is just the one fitness issue for the Flamengo boss Jorge Sampaoli to be concerned about. Gabriel Noga (Knee Injury) misses out for this game.

Head-to-head and Key Numbers

Olimpia and Flamengo have met 3 times since August 2021.

Flamengo have won 3 times.

The most recent match between them took place on August 4, 2023 at the Playoffs of Copa Libertadores where Flamengo won 1-0.

Olimpia have scored 2 goals in these 3 head-to-head matches in total while Flamengo have scored 10.

So, overall, Flamengo have a better head-to-head record against Olimpia in their recent history.

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