1954 in Brazilian football

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The following article presents a summary of the 1954 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 53rd season of competitive football in the country.

Torneio Rio-São Paulo[edit]

Final Standings

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Corinthians 14 9 7 0 2 17 11 6
2 Fluminense 13 9 6 1 2 18 8 10
3 Palmeiras 12 9 5 2 2 15 11 4
4 São Paulo 10 9 4 2 3 10 11 -1
5 Vasco da Gama 9 9 4 1 4 14 17 -3
6 Santos 8 9 4 0 5 16 15 1
7 Flamengo 7 9 3 1 5 10 14 -4
8 Portuguesa 6 9 3 0 6 17 19 -2
9 América 6 9 3 0 6 18 22 -4
10 Botafogo 6 9 2 1 6 17 24 -7

Corinthians declared as the Torneio Rio-São Paulo champions.

State championship champions[edit]

State Champion State Champion
Acre Independência Paraíba Botafogo-PB
Alagoas Ferroviário-AL Paraná Coritiba
Amapá Macapá Pernambuco Náutico
Amazonas América-AM Piauí River
Bahia Bahia Rio de Janeiro Coroados
Ceará Fortaleza Rio de Janeiro (DF) Flamengo
Espírito Santo Santo Antônio Rio Grande do Norte ABC
Goiás Goiânia Rio Grande do Sul Renner
Maranhão Sampaio Corrêa Rondônia Moto Clube
Mato Grosso Mixto Santa Catarina Caxias-SC
Minas Gerais Atlético Mineiro São Paulo Corinthians
Pará Remo Sergipe Confiança

Other competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Campeonato Brasileiro de Seleções Estaduais São Paulo

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 1954.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
February 28, 1954  Chile W 2-0 Baltazar (2) World Cup Qualifying
March 7, 1954  Paraguay W 1-0 Baltazar World Cup Qualifying
March 14, 1954  Chile W 1-0 Baltazar World Cup Qualifying
March 21, 1954  Paraguay W 4-1 Julinho (2), Baltazar, Maurinho World Cup Qualifying
May 2, 1954 Colombia Colombian Combined Team W 4-1 Rodrigues (2), Índio (2) International Friendly (unofficial match)
May 9, 1954 Colombia Colombian Combined Team W 2-0 Martinez (own goal), Baltazar International Friendly (unofficial match)
June 16, 1954  Mexico W 5-0 Baltazar, Didi, Pinga (2), Julinho World Cup
June 19, 1954  Yugoslavia D 1-1 Didi World Cup
June 27, 1954  Hungary L 2-4 Djalma Santos, Julinho World Cup

References[edit]