1957 in Brazilian football

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The following article presents a summary of the 1957 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 56th season of competitive football in the country.

Torneio Rio-São Paulo[edit]

Final Standings

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Fluminense 16 9 7 2 0 23 11 12
2 Vasco da Gama 11 9 5 1 3 17 14 3
3 Flamengo 11 9 5 1 3 19 11 8
4 Santos 10 9 4 2 3 22 16 6
5 Portuguesa 9 9 4 1 4 21 21 0
6 Botafogo 9 9 3 3 3 16 19 -3
7 São Paulo 8 9 3 2 4 14 12 2
8 Palmeiras 6 9 1 4 4 14 22 -8
9 Corinthians 6 9 1 4 4 10 20 -10
10 América 4 9 2 0 7 10 20 -10

Fluminense declared as the Torneio Rio-São Paulo champions.

State championship champions[edit]

State Champion State Champion
Acre Rio Branco-AC Paraíba Botafogo-PB
Alagoas CSA Paraná Coritiba
Amapá Macapá Pernambuco Santa Cruz
Amazonas Nacional Piauí Botafogo-PI
Bahia Vitória Rio de Janeiro not disputed
Ceará Ceará Rio de Janeiro (DF) Botafogo
Espírito Santo Rio Branco-ES Rio Grande do Norte América-RN
Goiás Atlético Goianiense Rio Grande do Sul Grêmio
Maranhão Ferroviário-MA Rondônia Ferroviário-RO
Mato Grosso Atlético Matogrossense Santa Catarina Hercílio Luz
Minas Gerais América-MG São Paulo São Paulo
Pará Paysandu Sergipe Santa Cruz-SE

Brazil national team[edit]

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazil national football team in official competitions and friendly matches during 1957.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
March 13, 1957  Chile W 4-2 Didi (3), Pepe South American Championship
March 21, 1957  Ecuador W 7-1 Evaristo (2), Pepe, Zizinho, Joel (2), Índio South American Championship
March 23, 1957  Colombia W 9-0 Evaristo (5), Didi (2), Zizinho, Pepe South American Championship
March 28, 1957  Uruguay L 2-3 Evaristo, Didi South American Championship
March 31, 1957  Peru W 1-0 Didi South American Championship
April 3, 1957  Argentina L 0-3 - South American Championship
April 13, 1957  Peru D 1-1 Índio World Cup Qualifying
April 21, 1957  Peru W 1-0 Didi World Cup Qualifying
June 11, 1957  Portugal W 2-1 Didi, Tite International Friendly
June 16, 1957  Portugal W 3-0 Zito, Mazola, Del Vecchio International Friendly
July 7, 1957  Argentina L 1-2 Pelé Roca Cup
July 10, 1957  Argentina W 2-0 Pelé, Mazola Roca Cup
September 15, 1957  Chile L 0-1 - Bernardo O'Higgins Cup
September 18, 1957  Chile D 1-1 Matos Bernardo O'Higgins Cup

References[edit]