1958 in Brazilian football

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The following article presents a summary of the 1958 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 57th 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 Vasco da Gama 15 9 7 1 1 26 12 14
2 Flamengo 13 9 6 1 2 24 15 9
3 Corinthians 11 9 4 3 2 14 11 3
4 São Paulo 10 9 4 2 3 28 19 9
5 Botafogo 8 9 3 2 4 21 25 -4
6 Fluminense 8 9 3 2 4 10 16 -6
7 Santos 7 9 3 1 5 24 24 0
8 Palmeiras 6 9 3 0 6 22 28 -6
9 América 6 9 3 0 6 15 25 -10
10 Portuguesa 6 9 2 2 5 13 22 -9

Vasco da Gama declared as the Torneio Rio-São Paulo champions.

State championship champions[edit]

State Champion State Champion
Acre Independência Paraíba Auto Esporte
Alagoas CSA Paraná Atlético Paranaense
Amapá Macapá Pernambuco Sport Recife
Amazonas Santos-AM Piauí River
Bahia Bahia Rio de Janeiro Manufatora
Ceará Ceará Rio de Janeiro (DF) Vasco
Espírito Santo Rio Branco-ES Rio Grande do Norte ABC
Goiás Goiânia Rio Grande do Sul Grêmio
Maranhão Ferroviário-MA Rondônia Ferroviário-RO
Mato Grosso Dom Bosco Santa Catarina Hercílio Luz
Minas Gerais Atlético Mineiro São Paulo Santos
Pará Tuna Luso 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 1958.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
May 4, 1958  Paraguay W 5-1 Zagallo (2), Vavá, Dida, Pelé Taça Oswaldo Cruz
May 7, 1958  Paraguay D 0-0 - Taça Oswaldo Cruz
May 14, 1958  Bulgaria W 4-0 Moacir (2), Dida, Joel International Friendly
May 18, 1958  Bulgaria W 3-1 Pelé (2), Pepe International Friendly
May 21, 1958 Brazil Corinthians W 5-0 Mazola, Pepe (2), Garrincha (2) International Friendly (unofficial match)
May 29, 1958 Italy Fiorentina W 4-0 Mazola (2), Garrincha, Pepe International Friendly (unofficial match)
June 1, 1958 Italy Internazionale W 4-0 Dino Sani, Mazola, Dida, Zagallo International Friendly (unofficial match)
June 8, 1958  Bulgaria W 3-0 Mazola (2), Nílton Santos World Cup
June 11, 1958  England D 0-0 - World Cup
June 15, 1958  Soviet Union W 2-0 Vavá (2) World Cup
June 19, 1958  Wales W 1-0 Pelé World Cup
June 24, 1958  France W 5-2 Vavá, Didi, Pelé (3) World Cup
June 29, 1958  Sweden W 5-2 Vavá (2), Pelé (2), Zagallo World Cup

References[edit]