1972 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Season 1972
Champions Palmeiras
1st Campeonato Brasileiro title
5th Brazilian title
Copa Libertadores
de América
Palmeiras
Botafogo
Matches played 352
Goals scored 731 (2.08 per match)
Top goalscorer Pedro Rocha (São Paulo)
Dario (Atlético Mineiro) - 17 goals
Biggest home win Atlético Mineiro 5-0 Vitória (October 8, 1972)
Biggest away win Náutico 0-6 São Paulo (November 5, 1972)
Flamengo 0-6 Botafogo (November 15, 1972)
Average attendance 17,594
1971
1973

The 1972 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (officially the Segundo Campeonato Brasileiro de Clubes) was the 16th edition of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.

Overview[edit]

The championship had 26 teams, and Palmeiras won the championship.The championship had four phases.

  • The First Phase saw the twenty-six teams divided into four groups.two groups of six, and two groups of seven. Despite being divided into groups, the phase was contested in a single round-robin format, with each team playing the others once. The top four teams in each group advanced to the Second Phase.
  • The Second Phase saw the sixteen qualified teams divided into four groups of four. The teams within each group played each other in a single round-robin format. The top team from each group advanced to the Semifinals.
  • The Semifinals were played in the form of knockout tournament, in which the winner of the match advanced to the finals.In case of a draw, the team with the best record on the championship advanced.
  • The Finals were disputed using the same rules of the semifinals.

First phase[edit]

Key to colours in group tables
Teams that advanced to the Second phase

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Rio Grande do Sul Internacional 25 11 12 2 34 20 +14 34
Bandeira Guanabara.jpg Vasco da Gama 25 10 10 5 23 15 +8 30
São Paulo (state) São Paulo 25 11 6 8 45 31 +14 28
Bandeira Guanabara.jpg América-RJ 25 8 10 7 19 21 −1 26
Bahia Bahia 25 6 11 8 16 23 −7 23
Sergipe Sergipe 25 2 5 18 14 41 −27 9

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
São Paulo (state) Palmeiras 25 14 8 3 39 15 +24 36
Paraná (state) Coritiba 25 12 9 4 34 17 +17 33
Minas Gerais Cruzeiro 25 12 9 4 37 20 +17 33
Bandeira Guanabara.jpg Flamengo 25 10 8 7 21 20 +1 28
Pará Remo 25 5 15 5 21 20 +1 25
Pernambuco Náutico 25 7 8 10 30 34 −4 22
Rio Grande do Norte ABC 25 4 7 14 20 33 −13 15

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
São Paulo (state) Corinthians 25 11 10 4 29 24 +5 32
Minas Gerais Atlético Mineiro 25 10 6 9 31 26 +5 26
Bandeira Guanabara.jpg Botafogo 25 7 11 7 30 30 0 25
Pernambuco Santa Cruz 25 7 9 9 31 26 -5 23
Amazonas (Brazilian state) Nacional-AM 25 4 10 11 23 31 -8 18
São Paulo (state) Portuguesa 25 4 9 12 25 37 −12 17

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
São Paulo (state) Santos 25 11 9 5 31 19 +12 31
Rio Grande do Sul Grêmio 25 10 8 7 22 26 -4 28
Ceará Ceará 25 8 12 5 27 25 +2 28
Bandeira Guanabara.jpg Fluminense 25 9 9 7 21 19 +2 27
Bahia Vitória 25 6 10 9 13 26 -13 22
Minas Gerais América-MG 25 3 12 10 18 28 −10 18
Alagoas CRB 25 1 11 13 18 45 −27 13

Second phase[edit]

Key to colours in group tables
Teams that advanced to the Semifinals

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Rio Grande do Sul Internacional 3 2 1 0 7 4 +3 5
Bandeira Guanabara.jpg Vasco da Gama 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 4
Bandeira Guanabara.jpg Flamengo 3 0 2 1 3 5 -2 2
Minas Gerais Cruzeiro 3 0 1 2 4 7 -3 1

Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
São Paulo (state) Palmeiras 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 4
São Paulo (state) São Paulo 3 2 0 1 4 1 +3 4
Paraná (state) Coritiba 3 1 0 2 2 6 -4 2
Bandeira Guanabara.jpg América-RJ 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 2

Group 3[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
São Paulo (state) Corinthians 3 1 2 0 1 0 +1 4
Minas Gerais Atlético Mineiro 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 4
Ceará Ceará 3 0 2 1 1 2 -1 2
Bandeira Guanabara.jpg Fluminense 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1 2

Group 4[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Bandeira Guanabara.jpg Botafogo 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 5
Rio Grande do Sul Grêmio 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 3
São Paulo (state) Santos 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 2
Pernambuco Santa Cruz 3 1 0 2 3 7 -4 2

Semifinals[edit]

20 December 1972 (1972-12-20)
Palmeiras São Paulo (state) 1 – 1 Rio Grande do Sul Internacional
Nei Goal 69' Tovar Goal 15'
Pacaembu, São Paulo (SP)
Attendance: 47,822
Referee: Bandeira Guanabara.jpg Arnaldo Cézar Coelho

20 December 1972 (1972-12-20)
Botafogo Bandeira Guanabara.jpg 2 – 1 São Paulo (state) Corinthians
Jairzinho Goal 25'
Nei Conceição Goal 83'
Nélson Lopes Goal 8'
Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro (GB)
Attendance: 68,695
Referee: Pernambuco Sebastião Rufino

Finals[edit]

23 December 1972 (1972-12-23)
Palmeiras São Paulo (state) 0 – 0 Bandeira Guanabara.jpg Botafogo
Morumbi, São Paulo (SP)
Attendance: 58,277
Referee: Rio Grande do Sul Agomar Martins

Final standings[edit]

Pos Club Pts P W D L GF GA GD
1 Palmeiras 42 30 16 10 4 46 19 27
2 Botafogo 33 30 10 13 7 38 31 7
3 Internacional 40 29 13 14 2 42 25 17
4 Corinthians 36 29 12 12 5 31 26 5
5 Coritiba 35 28 13 9 6 36 23 13
6 Cruzeiro 34 28 12 10 6 41 27 14
7 Vasco da Gama 34 28 11 12 5 28 18 10
8 Santos 33 28 12 9 7 34 22 12
9 São Paulo 32 28 13 6 9 49 32 17
10 Grêmio 31 28 11 9 8 24 18 6
11 Atlético Mineiro 30 28 11 8 9 35 29 6
12 Flamengo 30 28 10 10 8 24 25 -1
13 Ceará 30 28 8 14 6 28 27 1
14 Fluminense 29 28 9 11 8 23 22 1
15 América-RJ 28 28 9 10 9 22 26 -4
16 Santa Cruz 25 28 8 9 11 34 43 -9
17 Remo 25 25 5 15 5 21 20 1
18 Bahia 23 25 6 11 8 16 23 -7
19 Náutico 22 25 7 8 10 30 34 -4
20 Vitória 22 25 6 10 9 13 26 -13
21 Nacional-AM 18 25 4 10 11 23 31 -8
22 América Mineiro 18 25 3 12 10 18 28 -10
23 Portuguesa 17 25 4 9 12 25 37 -12
24 ABC 15 25 4 7 14 18 33 -15
25 CRB 13 25 1 11 13 18 45 -27
26 Sergipe 9 25 2 5 18 14 41 -27

References[edit]