1972 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

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Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Season1972
Champions Palmeiras
5th Brazilian title
Copa Libertadores
de América
Palmeiras
Botafogo
Matches played352
Goals scored731 (2.08 per match)
Top goalscorerPedro Rocha (São Paulo)
Dario (Atlético Mineiro) - 17 goals
Biggest home winAtlético Mineiro 5-0 Vitória (October 8, 1972)
Biggest away winNáutico 0-6 São Paulo (November 5, 1972)
Flamengo 0-6 Botafogo (November 15, 1972)
Average attendance17,594
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]

Palmeiras São Paulo (state)1 – 1Rio Grande do Sul Internacional
Nei Goal 69' Tovar Goal 15'
Attendance: 47,822

Botafogo Bandeira Guanabara.jpg2 – 1São Paulo (state) Corinthians
Jairzinho Goal 25'
Nei Conceição Goal 83'
Nélson Lopes Goal 8'
Attendance: 68,695

Finals[edit]

Palmeiras São Paulo (state)0 – 0Bandeira Guanabara.jpg Botafogo
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

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