1973 in Brazilian football

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The following article presents a summary of the 1973 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 72nd season of competitive football in the country.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A[edit]

Final Stage

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Palmeiras 5 3 2 1 0 3 1 2
2 São Paulo 3 3 1 1 1 4 2 2
3 Cruzeiro 2 3 1 0 2 1 2 -1
4 Internacional 2 3 1 0 2 3 6 -3

Palmeiras declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro champions.

State championship champions[edit]

State Champion State Champion
Acre Rio Branco-AC Pará Remo
Alagoas CRB Paraíba Campinense
Amapá Amapá Paraná Coritiba
Amazonas Rodoviária Pernambuco Santa Cruz
Bahia Bahia Piauí River
Ceará Fortaleza Rio de Janeiro Barbará
Distrito Federal CEUB Rio Grande do Norte ABC
Espírito Santo Rio Branco-ES Rio Grande do Sul Internacional
Goiás Vila Nova Rondônia São Domingos
Guanabara Fluminense Roraima -
Maranhão Ferroviário-MA Santa Catarina Avaí
Mato Grosso Operário (VG) São Paulo Santos
Portuguesa(1)
Mato Grosso do Sul - Sergipe Itabaiana
Minas Gerais Cruzeiro Tocantins -
(1)Santos and Portuguesa shared the São Paulo State Championship title.

Youth competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Copa São Paulo de Juniores Fluminense

Other competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Taça Minas Gerais Cruzeiro
Torneio do Povo Coritiba

Brazilian clubs in international competitions[edit]

Team Copa Libertadores 1973
Botafogo Semifinals
Palmeiras Group stage

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 1973.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
May 27, 1973  Bolivia W 5-0 Rivelino (2), Valdomiro, Leivinha (2) International Friendly
June 3, 1973  Algeria W 2-0 Rivelino, Paulo César Caju International Friendly
June 6, 1973  Tunisia W 4-1 Paulo César Caju (2), Valdomiro, Leivinha International Friendly
June 9, 1973  Italy L 0-2 - International Friendly
June 13, 1973  Austria D 1-1 Jairzinho International Friendly
June 16, 1973  West Germany W 1-0 Dirceu International Friendly
June 21, 1973  Soviet Union W 1-0 Jairzinho International Friendly
June 25, 1973  Sweden L 0-1 - International Friendly
June 30, 1973  Scotland W 1-0 Derek Johnstone (own goal) International Friendly
July 3, 1973 Republic of Ireland Shamrock Rovers XI W 4-3 Paulo César Caju (2), Jairzinho, Valdomiro Friendly

References[edit]