2007 in Brazilian football

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The following article presents a summary of the 2007 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 106th season of competitive football in the country.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A[edit]

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 São Paulo 77 38 23 8 7 55 19 36
2 Santos 62 38 19 5 14 57 47 10
3 Flamengo 61 38 17 10 11 55 49 6
4 Fluminense 61 38 16 13 9 57 39 18
5 Cruzeiro 60 38 18 6 14 73 59 15
6 Grêmio 58 38 17 7 14 44 43 1
7 Palmeiras 58 38 16 10 12 48 47 1
8 Atlético-MG 55 38 15 10 13 63 51 12
9 Botafogo 55 38 14 13 11 62 58 4
10 Vasco 54 38 15 9 14 58 47 11
11 Internacional 54 38 15 9 14 49 44 5
12 Atlético-PR 54 38 14 12 12 51 50 1
13 Figueirense 53 38 14 11 13 57 56 1
14 Sport 51 38 14 9 15 54 55 -1
15 Náutico 49 38 14 7 17 66 63 3
16 Goiás 45 38 13 6 19 49 62 -13
17 Corinthians 44 38 10 14 14 40 50 -10
18 Paraná 41 38 12 7 20 42 64 -22
19 Juventude 41 38 11 8 19 43 65 -22
20 América-RN 17 38 4 5 29 24 80 -56

São Paulo declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro champions.

Relegation[edit]

The four worst placed teams, which are Corinthians, Paraná, Juventude and América-RN, were relegated to the following year's second level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série B[edit]

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Coritiba 69 38 21 6 11 54 41 13
2 Ipatinga 67 38 20 7 11 60 41 19
3 Portuguesa 63 38 17 12 9 63 46 17
4 Vitória 59 38 18 5 15 68 50 18
5 Fortaleza 56 38 17 5 16 51 46 5
6 Marília 53 38 17 8 13 66 61 5
7 Criciúma 53 38 15 8 16 51 44 7
8 CRB 53 38 15 8 15 54 62 -8
9 Brasiliense 53 38 14 11 13 57 53 4
10 São Caetano 53 38 13 14 11 45 39 6
11 Ponte Preta 52 38 13 13 12 58 55 3
12 Gama 51 38 14 9 15 53 56 -3
13 Barueri 51 38 14 9 15 57 71 -14
14 Santo André 51 38 13 12 13 51 50 1
15 Avaí 51 38 13 12 13 52 55 -3
16 Ceará 50 38 13 11 14 58 58 0
17 Paulista 45 38 12 10 17 58 61 -3
18 Santa Cruz 42 38 10 12 16 47 65 -18
19 Remo 36 38 10 6 22 53 69 -16
20 Ituano 33 38 8 9 21 41 74 -33

Coritiba declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B champions.

Promotion[edit]

The four best placed teams, which are Coritiba, Ipatinga, Portuguesa and Vitória, were promoted to the following year's first level.

Relegation[edit]

The four worst placed teams, which are Paulista, Santa Cruz, Remo and Ituano, were relegated to the following year's third level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série C[edit]

Final Stage

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Bragantino 26 14 7 5 2 21 13 8
2 Bahia 24 14 6 6 2 26 18 8
3 Vila Nova-GO 23 14 7 2 5 26 19 7
4 ABC 23 14 7 2 5 20 21 -1
5 CRAC 21 14 7 0 7 24 20 4
6 Atlético Goianiense 21 14 6 3 5 22 17 7
7 Barras-PI 10 14 2 4 8 15 31 -16
8 Nacional-PB 8 14 2 2 10 8 25 -17

Bragantino declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C champions.

Promotion[edit]

The four best placed teams in the final stage of the competition, which are Bragantino, Bahia, Vila Nova-GO and ABC, were promoted to the following year's second level.

Copa do Brasil[edit]

Main article: Copa do Brasil 2007

The Copa do Brasil final was played between Fluminense and Figueirense.


May 30, 2007
Fluminense 1–1 Figueirense


Fluminense declared as the cup champions by aggregate score of 2-1.

State championship champions[edit]

State Champion State Champion
Acre Rio Branco Paraíba Nacional de Patos
Alagoas Coruripe Paraná Paranavaí
Amapá Trem Pernambuco Sport Recife
Amazonas Nacional (AM) Piauí River
Bahia Vitória Rio de Janeiro Flamengo
Ceará Fortaleza Rio Grande do Norte ABC
Distrito Federal Brasiliense Rio Grande do Sul Grêmio
Espírito Santo Linhares FC Rondônia Ulbra Ji-Paraná
Goiás Atlético Goianiense Roraima Roraima
Maranhão Maranhão Santa Catarina Chapecoense
Mato Grosso Cacerense São Paulo Santos
Mato Grosso do Sul Águia Negra Sergipe América (SE)
Minas Gerais Atlético Mineiro Tocantins Palmas
Pará Remo

Youth competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Campeonato Brasileiro Sub-20 Cruzeiro
Copa 2 de Julho Internacional
Copa Macaé de Juvenis Cruzeiro
Copa Santiago de Futebol Juvenil Internacional
Copa São Paulo de Juniores Cruzeiro
Copa Sub-17 de Promissão Corinthians
Taça Belo Horizonte de Juniores Flamengo

Other competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Campeonato Paulista do Interior Guaratinguetá
Copa Amoretty Caxias
Copa Espírito Santo Jaguaré
Copa FPF Juventus
Copa Governador do Mato Grosso Luverdense
Copa Integração Icasa
Copa Paraná J. Malucelli
Copa Pernambuco Sport
Copa Rio Volta Redonda
Copa Santa Catarina Marcílio Dias
Recopa Sul-Brasileira Marcílio Dias
Taça Minas Gerais Ituiutaba

Brazilian clubs in international competitions[edit]

Team Copa Libertadores 2007 Copa Sudamericana 2007 Recopa Sudamericana 2007
Atlético Paranaense Did not qualify Preliminary round
eliminated by
Brazil Vasco
N/A
Botafogo Did not qualify Round of 16
eliminated by
Argentina River Plate
N/A
Corinthians Did not qualify Preliminary round
eliminated by
Brazil Botafogo
N/A
Cruzeiro Did not qualify Preliminary round
eliminated by
Brazil Goiás
N/A
Figueirense Did not qualify Preliminary round
eliminated by
Brazil São Paulo
N/A
Flamengo Round of 16
eliminated by
Uruguay Defensor
Did not qualify N/A
Goiás Did not qualify Round of 16
eliminated by
Argentina Arsenal
N/A
Grêmio Runner-up
lost to
Argentina Boca Juniors
Did not qualify N/A
Internacional Group stage
eliminated
finished third in the group
Did not qualify Champions
defeated
Mexico Pachuca
Paraná Round of 16
eliminated by
Paraguay Libertad
Did not qualify N/A
Santos Semi-finals
eliminated by
Brazil Grêmio
Did not qualify N/A
São Paulo Round of 16
eliminated by
Brazil Grêmio
Quarter-finals
eliminated by
Colombia Millonarios
N/A
Vasco Did not qualify Quarter-finals
eliminated by
Mexico América
N/A

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 2007.

Date City Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
February 6, 2007 England London  Portugal L 0-2 - International Friendly
March 24, 2007 Sweden Gothenburg  Chile W 4-0 Ronaldinho (2), Kaká, Juan International Friendly
March 27, 2007 Sweden Stockholm  Ghana W 1-0 Vágner Love International Friendly
June 1, 2007 England London  England D 1-1 Diego International Friendly
June 5, 2007 Germany Dortmund  Turkey D 0-0 - International Friendly
June 27, 2007 Venezuela Puerto Ordaz  Mexico L 0-2 - Copa América
July 1, 2007 Venezuela Maturín  Chile W 3-0 Robinho (3) Copa América
July 4, 2007 Venezuela Puerto la Cruz  Ecuador W 1-0 Robinho Copa América
July 7, 2007 Venezuela Puerto la Cruz  Chile W 6-1 Juan, Júlio Baptista, Robinho (2), Josué, Vágner Love Copa América
July 10, 2007 Venezuela Maracaibo  Uruguay W 2-2 (5-4 pen) Maicon, Júlio Baptista Copa América
July 15, 2007 Venezuela Maracaibo  Argentina W 3-0 Júlio Baptista, Roberto Ayala (own goal), Daniel Alves Copa América
August 22, 2007 France Montpellier  Algeria W 2-0 Maicon, Ronaldinho International Friendly
September 9, 2007 United States Chicago  United States W 4-2 Oguchi Onyewu (own goal), Lúcio, Ronaldinho, Elano International Friendly
September 12, 2007 United States Foxborough  Mexico W 3-1 Kléber, Kaká, Afonso Alves International Friendly
October 14, 2007 Colombia Bogotá  Colombia D 0-0 - World Cup Qualifying
October 17, 2007 Brazil Rio de Janeiro  Ecuador W 5-0 Vágner Love, Ronaldinho, Kaká (2), Elano World Cup Qualifying
November 18, 2007 Peru Lima  Peru D 1-1 Kaká World Cup Qualifying
November 21, 2007 Brazil São Paulo  Uruguay W 2-1 Luís Fabiano (2) World Cup Qualifying

Women's football[edit]

Brazil women's national football team[edit]

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazil women's national football team in official competitions and friendly matches during 2007.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
June 23, 2007  United States 0 1–2 - International Friendly
July 12, 2007  Uruguay W 4–0 Daniela Alves (2), Cristiane Silva, Rosana Pan American Games
July 14, 2007  Jamaica W 5–0 Kátia Cilene (2), Daniela Alves, Marta, Cristiane Silva Pan American Games
July 18, 2007  Ecuador W 10–0 Cristiane Silva (4), Daniela Alves, Marta (4), Pretinha Pan American Games
July 20, 2007  Canada W 7–0 Marta (5), Rosana, Daniela Alves Pan American Games
July 23, 2007  Mexico W 2–0 Rosana (2) Pan American Games
July 26, 2007  United States W 5–0 Marta (2), Cristiane Silva (2), Daniela Alves Pan American Games
August 23, 2007 Sweden Umeå W 2–1 Pretinha (2) International Friendly (unofficial match)
August 28, 2007 Sweden Eskilstuna United W 6–0 Marta (2), Formiga, Cristiane Silva, Kátia Cilene, Michele International Friendly (unofficial match)
September 2, 2007  Japan L 1–2 Cristiane Silva International Friendly
September 12, 2007  New Zealand W 5–0 Daniela Alves, Cristiane Silva, Marta (2), Renata Costa World Cup
September 15, 2007  China PR W 4–0 Marta (2), Cristiane Silva (2) World Cup
September 20, 2007  Denmark W 1–0 Pretinha World Cup
September 23, 2007  Australia W 3–2 Formiga, Marta, Cristiane Silva World Cup
September 27, 2007  United States W 4–0 Leslie Osborne (og), Marta (2), Cristiane Silva World Cup
September 30, 2007  Germany L 0–2 - World Cup

The Brazil women's national football team competed in the following competitions in 2007:

Competition Performance
World Cup Runner-up
Pan American Games Champions

Copa do Brasil de Futebol Feminino[edit]

The Copa do Brasil de Futebol Feminino final was played between Mato Grosso do Sul/Saad and Botucatu.


December 8, 2007
MS/Saad 1 – 1 Botucatu
  Penalties  
5–4

Mato Grosso do Sul/Saad declared as the cup champions after beating Botucatu 5-4 on penalties.

Other domestic competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Campeonato Carioca CEPE-Caxias
Campeonato Paulista Santos

References[edit]