Coutinho has suffered yet another injury blow and had to undergo surgery on his knee. He is set to be out for three months on the sidelines.
Grêmio and São Paulo played out to a goalless draw in the Copa do Brasil semifinal return leg and the result sees Gaucho through to the finals of the competition.
Palmeiras beat América-MG for the return leg of the Copa do Brasil semifinals to set up a final clash with Gremio in February, 2021.
Flamengo and Fortaleza could only play out to a draw at Castelão with both teams below par on the evening and failing to impress in front of goal.