1995 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

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Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Season 1995
Champions Botafogo (2nd title)
Relegated Paysandu
União São João
Copa Libertadores
de América
Grêmio (title holders)
Botafogo
Corinthians (Copa do Brasil champions)
Matches played 282
Goals scored 712 (2.52 per match)
Top goalscorer Túlio (23 goals)
1994
1996

The 1995 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A was the 40th edition of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.

Overview[edit]

It was performed in 24 teams, and Botafogo won the championship, the club's second Série A title in history.

Of the 24 participating teams, only two were relegated, Paysandu and União São João. Also only the first two teams from the Série B in 1995 would be qualificated to the Série A in 1996. Fluminense, Palmeiras, Bragantino and Vasco da Gama all qualified to the 1996 Copa Conmebol, the cup that later became known as the Copa Sudamericana, the second major tournament of the continental zone.

The eventual champions, Botafogo, together with Corinthians and Grêmio, qualified to the Copa Libertadores of 1996, the major South American cup tournament. Corinthians qualified by winning the Copa do Brasil in 1995 and Grêmio for being the holders of the Copa Libertadores title.

Final standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Botafogo (C) 27 14 9 4 46 25 +21 51 Copa Libertadores 1996
2 Santos 27 15 5 7 52 40 +12 50 Supercopa Libertadores 1996
3 Cruzeiro 25 12 5 8 41 27 +14 41 Supercopa Libertadores 1996
4 Fluminense 25 9 10 6 25 22 +3 37 Copa Conmebol 1996
5 Palmeiras 23 14 3 6 37 19 +18 45
6 Bragantino 23 11 7 5 35 26 +9 40
7 Atlético Mineiro 23 10 7 6 32 27 +5 37
8 Goiás 23 10 5 8 32 23 +9 35
9 Internacional 23 9 8 6 29 22 +7 35
10 Portuguesa 23 9 8 6 28 28 0 35
11 Juventude 23 8 11 4 25 21 +4 35
12 São Paulo 23 9 6 8 26 23 +3 33 Super Copa Libertadores 1996
13 Paraná 23 8 9 6 30 24 +6 33
14 Corinthians 23 9 4 10 32 33 -1 31 Copa Libertadores 1996
15 Grêmio 23 9 4 10 26 32 -6 31
16 Criciúma 23 6 9 8 20 20 0 27
17 Bahia 23 7 5 11 22 40 -18 26
18 Guarani 23 7 4 12 27 37 -10 25
19 Sport 23 7 4 12 25 29 -4 25
20 Vasco da Gama 23 7 3 13 32 39 -7 24 Copa Conmebol 1996
21 Flamengo 23 5 9 9 23 32 -9 24 Super Copa Libertadores 1996
22 Vitória 23 5 7 11 24 34 -10 22
23 Paysandu (R) 23 3 9 11 25 42 -17 18 Relegation to
Série B 1996
24 União São João (R) 23 2 3 18 18 47 -29 9

Semifinals

Cruzeiro 1 x 1 Botafogo (12.07.1995, Belo Horizonte)

Botafogo 0 x 0 Cruzeiro (12.10.1995, Rio de Janeiro)


Fluminense 4 x 1 Santos (12.07.1995, Rio de Janeiro)

Santos 5 x 2 Fluminense (12.10.1995, São Paulo)


Botafogo and Santos classified to Final by the advantage of prior results.


Final

Botafogo 2 x 1 Santos (12.13.1995, Rio de Janeiro)

Santos 1 x 1 Botafogo (12.17.1995, São Paulo)

Campeonato Brasileiro de Clubes da Série A
1995 Champions
Botafogo
1st Title

Top scorers[edit]

Pos. Scorer Club Goals[1]
1 Brazil Túlio Botafogo 23
2 Brazil Giovanni Santos 17
3 Brazil Marcelo Ramos Cruzeiro 14
4 Brazil Paulinho McLaren Cruzeiro 12
5 Brazil Valdir Vasco 11
Brazil Kelly Bragantino 11
Brazil Marcelo Rocha Sport 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1995 Série A Statistics". globoesporte.com. Globo Esporte. Retrieved 17 April 2010.