On the other hand, coach has brought back midfielder Diego Ribas.
Flamengo will host Barcelona on Wednesday, in the first leg of the 2021 Libertadores Cup semi-final, a match in which he will not be able to count on two of his key players, Uruguayan Giorgian de Arrascaeta and full-back Felipe. Louis.
With muscle injuries, the two players did not participate in training this week and were banned from participating on Wednesday in the Maracana, although they will have to make up for the start of the eleven in the second leg, which will take place on September 29 at the huge Banco Pichincha.
On the other hand, current Brazilian champion coach Renato Gaucho will have at his disposal midfielder Diego Ribas, who has already recovered from the calf edema he suffered two weeks ago.
The technical committee is also evaluating the situation of David Luiz, because the defender still needs muscle reinforcement, although he can be registered as a substitute for the first match of the semi-finals, while striker Bruno Henrique is also recovering from an injury and his participation is tracked as follows. Doubt.
For the commitment to be held at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian authorities have authorized the attendance of fans, with a capacity limited to 50% of the total capacity, which is equivalent to about 35,000 occupied seats.
Likewise, the Canary team arrived at a loss, traveling on Monday on a charter flight. Argentine Ecuadorean-American Michael Hoyos
Guayaquil has been able to recover from the serious injuries of defender Mario Pineda, midfielder Bruno Benatrice and striker Adonis Preciado, so Bustos is expected to include them in the starting lineup.
In the current Libertadores season, Barcelona maintained their defeat, defeating Santos in the group stage 0-2 and drawing 2-2 with Fluminense.
The winner of the confrontations between Flamengo and Barcelona will be measured in the Libertadores final with the winner of the duel between Palmeiras and Atlético Mineiro, who will meet on Tuesday in Sao Paulo. (Dr)