1968 in Brazilian football

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Football in Brazil
Season 1968
1967 Brazil 1969

The following article presents a summary of the 1968 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 67th season of competitive football in the country.

Taça Brasil[edit]

Semifinals

Team #1 Agg Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Cruzeiro 1-2 Botafogo 0-1 1-1 -
Fortaleza 1-2 Náutico 2-1 1-2 2-1

Final


September 3, 1968
Fortaleza 2–2 Botafogo

October 4, 1968
Botafogo 4–0 Fortaleza

Botafogo declared as the Taça Brasil champions by aggregate score of 6-2.

Torneio Roberto Gomes Pedrosa[edit]

Final Stage

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Santos 6 3 3 0 0 7 2 5
2 Internacional 2 3 1 0 2 6 5 1
3 Vasco da Gama 3 3 1 0 2 4 7 -3
4 Palmeiras 1 3 1 0 2 3 6 -3

Santos declared as the Torneio Roberto Gomes Pedrosa champions.

State championship champions[edit]

State Champion State Champion
Acre Atlético Acreano Pará Remo
Alagoas CSA Paraíba Botafogo-PB
Amapá Santana Paraná Coritiba
Amazonas Nacional Pernambuco Náutico
Bahia Galícia Piauí Piauí
Ceará Ferroviário Rio de Janeiro Americano
Distrito Federal Defelê Rio Grande do Norte Alecrim
Espírito Santo Rio Branco-ES Rio Grande do Sul Grêmio
Goiás Goiânia Rondônia Moto Clube
Guanabara Botafogo Roraima -
Maranhão Moto Club Santa Catarina Comerciário
Mato Grosso Operário (VG) São Paulo Santos
Mato Grosso do Sul - Sergipe Confiança
Minas Gerais Cruzeiro Tocantins -

Other competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Copa Norte-Nordeste Sport Recife
Torneio dos Campeões da CBD Grêmio Maringá

Brazilian clubs in international competitions[edit]

Team Copa Libertadores 1968
Náutico Group stage
Palmeiras Runner-up

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 1968.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
June 9, 1968  Uruguay W 2-0 Tostão, Sadi Taça Rio Branco
June 12, 1968  Uruguay W 4-0 Paulo Borges, Tostão, Jairzinho, Gérson Taça Rio Branco
June 16, 1968  West Germany L 1-2 Tostão International Friendly
June 20, 1968  Poland W 6-3 Rivelino (2), Jairzinho (2), Tostão, Natal International Friendly
June 23, 1968  Czechoslovakia L 2-3 Natal, Carlos Alberto Torres International Friendly
June 25, 1968  Yugoslavia W 2-0 Carlos Alberto Torres, Tostão International Friendly
June 30, 1968  Portugal W 2-0 Rivelino, Tostão International Friendly
July 7, 1968  Mexico W 2-0 Jairzinho (2) International Friendly
July 10, 1968  Mexico L 1-2 Rivelino International Friendly
July 14, 1968  Peru W 4-3 Natal, Jairzinho, Roberto Miranda, Carlos Alberto Torres International Friendly
July 17, 1968  Peru W 4-0 Rivelino, Gérson, Tostão, Jairzinho International Friendly
July 25, 1968  Paraguay W 4-0 Pelé (2), Toninho Guerreiro, Eduardo Taça Oswaldo Cruz
July 28, 1968  Paraguay L 0-1 - Taça Oswaldo Cruz
August 7, 1968  Argentina W 4-1 Waltencir, Roberto Miranda, Paulo César Caju, Jairzinho International Friendly
August 11, 1968  Argentina W 3-2 Evaldo, Rodrigues, Dirceu Lopes International Friendly
October 31, 1968  Mexico L 1-2 Carlos Alberto Torres International Friendly
November 3, 1968  Mexico W 2-1 Pelé, Jairzinho International Friendly
November 6, 1968   FIFA XI W 2-1 Rivelino, Tostão International Friendly (unofficial match)
November 13, 1968 Brazil Coritiba W 2-1 Dirceu Lopes, Zé Carlos International Friendly (unofficial match)
December 14, 1968  West Germany D 2-2 Eduardo (2) International Friendly
December 17, 1968  Yugoslavia D 3-3 Carlos Alberto Torres, Pelé, Babá International Friendly
December 19, 1968  Yugoslavia W 3-2 Vaguinho, Amauri, Ronaldo International Friendly

References[edit]