2011 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C

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Campeonato Brasileiro Série C
Season 2011
Biggest home win Luverdense 4 - 0 Araguaína
(24 July)
Biggest away win Fortaleza 1 - 3 América RN
(23 July)
Highest scoring Santo André 2 - 3 Brasil de Pelotas
(17 July)
2010
2012

In 2011, the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, the third level of the Brazilian League, will be contested by 20 clubs divided in four groups, followed by a playoff round, during July 16 and November 13.[1] The top four clubs, the ones which qualifies to the semiifinals, will be promoted to the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B to be contested in 2012. Meanwhile, the bottom four clubs, the ones that finish in last place of each group, will be relegated to 2012 Série D.

Team information[edit]

Team City Stadium Capacity 2010 season
Águia de Marabá Marabá Zinho de Oliveira 5,000 Série C 08th place
América (RN) Natal Machadão 35,000 Série B 19th place (relegated)
Araguaína Araguaína Mirandão 10,000 Série D 03rd place (promoted)
Brasil de Pelotas Pelotas Bento Freitas 18,000 Série C 14th place
Brasiliense Brasília Boca do Jacaré 32,000 Série B 17th place (relegated)
Campinense Campina Grande Amigão 35,000 Série C 12th place
Caxias Caxias do Sul Centenário 30,434 Série C 13th place
Chapecoense Chapecó Arena Condá 15,000 Série C 07th place
CRB Maceió Rei Pelé 30,000 Série C 11th place
Fortaleza Fortaleza Castelão 60,326 Série C 10th place
Guarany de Sobral Sobral Estádio do Junco 15,000 Série D 01st place (promoted)
Ipatinga Ipatinga Ipatingão 20,500 Série B 20th place (relegated)
Joinville Joinville Arena Joinville 22,500 Série D 04th place (promoted)
Luverdense Lucas do Rio Verde Paço das Emas 7,000 Série C 09th place
Macaé Macaé Cláudio Moacyr de Azevedo 15,000 Série C 05th place
Madureira Rio de Janeiro Conselheiro Galvão 10,000 Série D 02nd place (promoted)
Marília Marília Bento de Abreu 19,500 Série C 16th place
Paysandu Belém Curuzu 16,500 Série C 06th place
Rio Branco (AC) Rio Branco Arena da Floresta 20,000 Série C 15th place
Santo André Santo André Bruno José Daniel 18,000 Série B 18th place (relegated)

Format[edit]

  • First Stage: The 20 teams are divided in four groups of 5, playing within them in a double round-robin format. The two best ranked in each group advance towards next stage. The last placed team in each group is relegated to Série D 2012
  • Second Stage: The eight qualified teams are divided in two groups of 4, playing within them in a double round-robin format. The two best ranked in each group are promoted to Série B 2012.Winners qualify to the Finals.
  • Finals: Second stage winners play in two-leg format, home and away. Winners are declared champions.[2]

Tiebreakers[edit]

If two or more teams are equal on points on completion of the group matches, the following criteria are applied to determine the rankings

1. Higher number of wins
2. Superior goal difference
3. Higher number of goals scored

First Stage[edit]

Group A (North)[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Paysandu 8 4 2 2 13 7 +6 14 Second Stage
2 Luverdense 8 4 1 3 11 6 +5 13
3 Águia de Marabá 8 4 1 3 11 8 +3 13
4 Rio Branco-AC 8 5 1 2 12 10 +2 16*
5 Araguaína 8 0 1 7 3 19 −16 1 Relegation to the Série D
  • Rio Branco/AC are eliminated of second stage.

Group B (Northeast)[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 América de Natal 8 5 1 2 16 8 +8 16 Second Stage
2 CRB 8 3 2 3 7 13 −6 11
3 Guarany de Sobral 8 2 3 3 9 9 0 9
4 Fortaleza 8 2 3 3 11 12 −1 9
5 Campinense 8 2 3 3 7 8 −1 9 Relegation to the Série D

Group C (Southeast/Central-West)[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Ipatinga 8 6 0 2 15 8 +7 18 Second Stage
2 Brasiliense 8 4 1 3 8 5 +3 13
3 Madureira 8 3 1 4 7 8 −1 10
4 Macaé 8 2 2 4 14 17 −3 8
5 Marília 8 2 2 4 11 17 −6 8 Relegation to the Série D

Group D (South/Southeast)[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Chapecoense 8 5 1 2 13 7 +6 16 Second Stage
2 Joinville 8 4 3 1 17 11 +6 15
3 Caxias 8 2 2 4 11 14 −3 8
4 Santo André 8 2 2 4 8 13 −5 8
5 Brasil de Pelotas 8 2 2 4 11 15 −4 2 Relegation to the Série D

Final Standings[edit]

Note that no round-robin will be played involving all clubs; positions will depend on individual scoring.

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Águia de Marabá 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Promotion to the Série B
1 América de Natal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Araguaína 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Brasil de Pelotas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Brasiliense 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Campinense 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Caxias 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Chapecoense 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 CRB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Fortaleza 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Guarany de Sobral 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Ipatinga 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Joinville 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Luverdense 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Macaé 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Madureira 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Marília 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to the Série D
1 Paysandu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Rio Branco-AC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Santo André 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Source: [3]
Rules for classification: 1st stage classification; 2nd points; 3rd wins; 4th goal difference; 5th goals scored; 6th head-to-head results; 7th least red cards received; 8th least yellow cards received; 9th draw
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Calendário 2011" [2011 Schedule] (in Portuguese). CBF. Archived from the original on 11 October 2010. Retrieved October 23, 2010. 
  2. ^ CBF:Regulations for 2011 Campeonato Brasilero Serie C
  3. ^ "Classificação Campeonato Brasileiro Série C 2011" [2011 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C Standings] (in Portuguese). Brazilian Football Confederation.