1970 in Brazilian football

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The following article presents a summary of the 1970 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 69th season of competitive football in the country.

Torneio Roberto Gomes Pedrosa[edit]

Final Stage

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Fluminense 5 3 2 1 0 2 1 2
2 Palmeiras 4 3 2 0 1 7 3 4
3 Atlético Mineiro 2 3 0 2 1 2 5 -3
4 Cruzeiro 1 3 0 1 2 3 6 -3

Fluminense declared as the Torneio Roberto Gomes Pedrosa champions.

State championship champions[edit]

State Champion State Champion
Acre Independência Pará Tuna Luso
Alagoas CRB Paraíba Botafogo-PB
Amapá São José-AP Paraná Atlético Paranaense
Amazonas Fast Pernambuco Santa Cruz
Bahia Bahia Piauí Flamengo-PI
Ceará Ferroviário Rio de Janeiro Central
Distrito Federal Brasiliense (Núcleo Bandeirante) Rio Grande do Norte ABC
Espírito Santo Rio Branco-ES Rio Grande do Sul Internacional
Goiás Atlético Goianiense Rondônia Ferroviário-RO
Guanabara Vasco Roraima -
Maranhão Maranhão Santa Catarina Ferroviário-SC
Mato Grosso Mixto São Paulo São Paulo
Mato Grosso do Sul - Sergipe Sergipe
Minas Gerais Atlético Mineiro Tocantins -

Youth competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Copa São Paulo de Juniores Corinthians

Other competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Copa Norte-Nordeste Fortaleza

Brazilian clubs in international competitions[edit]

Team Copa Libertadores 1970
Cruzeiro Withdrew
Palmeiras Withdrew

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 1970.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
March 4, 1970  Argentina L 0-2 - International Friendly
March 8, 1970  Argentina W 2-1 Jairzinho, Pelé International Friendly
March 22, 1970  Chile W 5-0 Pelé (2), Roberto Miranda (2), Gérson International Friendly
March 26, 1970  Chile W 2-1 Carlos Alberto Torres, Rivelino International Friendly
April 5, 1970 Amazonas (Brazilian state) Amazonas State Combined Team W 4-1 Carlos Alberto Torres, Paulo César Caju, Rivelino, Pelé International Friendly (unofficial match)
April 12, 1970  Paraguay D 0-0 - International Friendly
April 19, 1970 Minas Gerais Minas Gerais State Combined Team W 3-1 Dadá Maravilha (2), Gérson International Friendly (unofficial match)
April 26, 1970  Bulgaria W 0-0 - International Friendly
April 29, 1970  Austria W 1-0 Rivelino International Friendly
May 6, 1970 Flag of Guadalajara (México).svg Guadalajara City Combined Team W 3-0 Rivelino, Pelé, Clodoaldo International Friendly (unofficial match)
May 17, 1970 León City Combined Team W 5-2 Pelé (2), Rivelino, Tostão, Paulo César Caju International Friendly (unofficial match)
May 24, 1970 Mexico Irapuato W 3-0 Paulo César Caju, Roberto Miranda, Rivelino International Friendly (unofficial match)
June 3, 1970  Czechoslovakia W 4-1 Rivelino, Pelé, Jairzinho (2) World Cup
June 7, 1970  England W 1-0 Jairzinho (2) World Cup
June 10, 1970  Romania W 3-2 Pelé (2), Jairzinho World Cup
June 14, 1970  Peru W 4-2 Rivelino, Tostão (2), Jairzinho World Cup
June 17, 1970  Uruguay W 3-1 Clodoaldo, Jairzinho, Rivelino World Cup
June 21, 1970  Italy W 4-1 Pelé, Gérson, Jairzinho, Carlos Alberto Torres World Cup
September 30, 1970  Mexico W 2-1 Jairzinho, Tostão International Friendly
October 4, 1970  Chile W 5-1 Pelé, Roberto Miranda, Jairzinho (2), Paulo César Caju International Friendly

References[edit]