1968 Taça Brasil

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Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Season 1968
Champions Botafogo (1st title)
Matches played 54
Goals scored 135 (2.5 per match)
Top goalscorer Ferretti (Botafogo) - 7 goals
1968
1969

The 1968 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (officially the 1968 Taça Brasil) was the 12th edition of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.

Northern Zone[edit]

First Phase[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Pos. Team Pt Pld W D L GF GA GD
1 Maranhão Moto Club 6 4 3 0 1 7 3 +4
2 Pará Paysandu 3 4 1 1 2 8 6 +2
3 Amazonas (Brazilian state) Olímpico-AM 3 4 1 1 2 3 9 -6

Group 2[edit]

Pos. Team Pt Pld W D L GF GA GD
1 Piauí Piauí 8 4 4 0 0 5 0 +5
2 Rio Grande do Norte América-RN 3 4 1 1 2 2 4 -2
3 Paraíba Campinense 1 4 0 1 3 1 4 -3

Group 3[edit]

Pos. Team Pt Pld W D L GF GA GD
1 Bahia Bahia 7 4 3 1 0 9 3 +6
2 Alagoas CSA 3 4 1 1 2 5 7 -2
3 Sergipe Sergipe 2 4 0 2 2 3 7 -4

Second Phase[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Moto Club 3–2 Piauí 2–1 1–1

Semifinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Bahia 6–0 Moto Club 5–0 1–0

Finals[edit]

Teams Scores
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg Agg.
Bahia Bahia 2:4 Ceará Fortaleza 1:0 0:1 1:2 2:3

Central Zone[edit]

First Phase[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Pos. Team Pt Pld W D L GF GA GD
1 Goiás Atlético-GO 5 4 2 1 1 8 3 +5
2 Mato Grosso Operário de Várzea Grande 4 4 2 0 2 5 9 -4
3 Federal District (Brazil) Rabello 3 4 1 1 2 6 7 -1

Group 2[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Desportiva 1–2 Goytacaz 0–0 1–2

Second Phase[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Teams Scores
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg Agg.
Goytacaz Rio de Janeiro (state) 2:4 Goiás Atlético-GO 2:0 1:2 0:2 3:4

Finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Atlético-GO 2–8 Cruzeiro 1–2 1–6

Southern Zone[edit]

Pos. Team Pt Pld W D L GF GA GD
1 Santa Catarina (state) Metropol 5 4 1 3 0 5 1 +4
2 Rio Grande do Sul Grêmio 5 4 1 3 0 2 0 +2
3 Paraná (state) Água Verde 3 4 1 1 2 6 7 -1

Quarterfinals[edit]

Teams Scores
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg Agg.
Botafogo[1] Bandeira Guanabara.jpg 3:3 Santa Catarina (state) Metropol 6:1 0:1 1:1 7:3

Semifinals[edit]

Teams Scores
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg Agg.
Cruzeiro Minas Gerais 1:3 Bandeira Guanabara.jpgBotafogo 0:1 1:1 1:2
Fortaleza Ceará 2:4 Pernambuco Náutico 2:1 1:2 1:0 4:3

Final[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Fortaleza 2–6 Botafogo 2–2 0–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Botafogo and Metropol ended tied in points in the first two matches.Since goal difference was not counted as a tiebreaking criterion, a playoff match was necessary.according to the rules, the play-off match should be disputed in the same venue in which the return match was disputed.The play-off was scheduled to be played in December 11, 1968.However, the play-off match was scheduled to be disputed at night, and Metropol's stadium, Parque Euvaldo Loudi, had inadequate lighting conditions.Metropol refused to play in other city, and with the lack of space in both teams' schedule for a daytime match in Criciúma, the match was delayed for months, until Metropol agreed in playing in Florianópolis.The play-off was then scheduled to March 12, 1969.Metropol withdrew from the match, claiming that many of its players were unavailable.Botafogo then won by Walkover, but the result was annulled once Metropol scheduled another play-off match in April 2, in Rio de Janeiro.That match was interrupted at the 58th minute due to bad weather, when the match was tied by 1-1.Another playoff was scheduled to the April 4, and Metropol, protesting about the lack of enough time between the matches, withdrew.Botafogo was then proclaimed winner by walkover and advanced to the semifinals.

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