1976 in Brazilian football

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The following article presents a summary of the 1976 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 75th season of competitive football in the country.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A[edit]

Semifinals

Home team Score Away team
Fluminense 1-1 (1-4 pen) Corinthians
Internacional 2-1 Atlético Mineiro

Final



Internacional declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro champions.

State championship champions[edit]

State Champion State Champion
Acre Juventus-AC Pará Paysandu
Alagoas CRB Paraíba Botafogo-PB
Amapá Ypiranga Paraná Coritiba
Amazonas Nacional Pernambuco Santa Cruz
Bahia Bahia Piauí Flamengo-PI
Ceará Ceará Rio de Janeiro Central
Distrito Federal Brasília Rio Grande do Norte ABC
Espírito Santo Vitória-ES Rio Grande do Sul Internacional
Goiás Goiás Rondônia Moto Clube
Guanabara Fluminense Roraima Atlético Roraima
Maranhão Sampaio Corrêa Santa Catarina Joinville
Mato Grosso Operário-CG São Paulo Palmeiras
Mato Grosso do Sul - Sergipe Confiança
Minas Gerais Atlético Mineiro Tocantins -

Youth competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Copa São Paulo de Juniores Atlético Mineiro

Other competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Taça Minas Gerais Atlético Mineiro
Torneio de Integração da Amazônia Rio Branco
Torneio José Américo de Almeida Filho Vitória

Brazilian clubs in international competitions[edit]

Team Copa Libertadores 1976 Intercontinental Cup 1976
Cruzeiro Champions
defeated
Argentina River Plate
Runner-up
lost to
Germany Bayern Munich
Internacional Group stage
eliminated
finished second in the group
N/A

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 1976.

Date City Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
February 21, 1976 Brazil Brasília Federal District (Brazil) Brasília Combined Team W 1-0 Flecha International Friendly (unofficial match)
February 25, 1976 Uruguay Montevideo  Uruguay W 2-1 Nelinho, Zico Taça do Atlântico/Taça Rio Branco
February 27, 1976 Argentina Buenos Aires  Argentina W 2-1 Lula, Zico Taça do Atlântico/Roca Cup
April 7, 1976 Paraguay Asunción  Paraguay D 1-1 Éneas Taça do Atlântico/Taça Oswaldo Cruz
April 28, 1976 Brazil Rio de Janeiro  Uruguay W 2-1 Rivelino, Zico Taça do Atlântico/Taça Rio Branco
May 19, 1976 Brazil Rio de Janeiro  Argentina W 2-0 Lula, Neca Taça do Atlântico/Roca Cup
May 23, 1976 United States Los Angeles  England W 1-0 Roberto Dinamite USA Bicentenary Cup
May 28, 1976 United States Seattle United States NASL Combined Team W 2-0 Gil (2) USA Bicentenary Cup
May 31, 1976 United States New Haven  Italy W 4-1 Gil (2), Zico, Roberto Dinamite USA Bicentenary Cup
June 2, 1976 United States San Francisco Mexico UNAM W 4-3 Gil, Zico, Roberto Dinamite (2) International Friendly (unofficial match)
June 4, 1976 Mexico Guadalajara  Mexico W 3-0 Roberto Dinamite (2), Gil International Friendly
June 9, 1976 Brazil Rio de Janeiro  Paraguay W 3-1 Roberto Dinamite (2), Zico Taça do Atlântico/Taça Oswaldo Cruz
October 6, 1976 Brazil Rio de Janeiro Brazil Flamengo L 0-2 - International Friendly (unofficial match)
December 1, 1976 Brazil Rio de Janeiro  Soviet Union W 2-0 Falcão, Zico International Friendly

References[edit]