1996 Copa do Brasil

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1996 Copa do Brasil
Copa do Brasil 1996
Country  Brazil
Dates February 6 - June 16
Teams 40
Champions Cruzeiro (MG)
Runners-up Palmeiras (SP)
Matches played 70
Goals scored 187 (2.67 per match)

The Copa do Brasil 1996 was the 8th staging of the Copa do Brasil.

The competition started on February 6, 1996 and concluded on June 16, 1996 with the second leg of the final, held at the Estádio Parque Antártica in São Paulo, in which Cruzeiro lifted the trophy for the second time after a 2-1 victory over Palmeiras.

Luizão, of Palmeiras, with 8 goals, was the competition's topscorer.

Format[edit]

The preliminary round was disputed by 16 clubs, while the first stage was disputed by 32 clubs, including the ones qualified from the preliminary stage. The competition was disputed in a knock-out format. In the preliminary stage and in the first round if the away team won the first leg with an advantage of at least two goals, the second leg was not played and the club automatically qualified to the next round. The following rounds were played over two legs and the away goals rule was used.

Competition stages[edit]

Preliminary Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Ferroviário (CE) 0-3 Goiás (GO) 0-1 0-2
União Araguainense (TO) 2-2 Vila Nova (GO) 2-1 0-1
Cristal (AP) 1-4 Santa Cruz (PE) 0-1 1-3
Maranhão (MA) 1-2 Vitória (BA) 0-0 1-3
Ji-Paraná (RO) 1-4 Atlético (PR) 1-1 0-3
Roraima (RR) 1-3 Juventus (AC) 1-3 -
Nacional (AM) 1-3 América (MG) 1-3 -
Gama (DF) 1-3 Bahia (BA) 0-1 1-2

Knockout Stages[edit]

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
1 América (MG) 1 1
32 São Paulo (SP) 2 4
São Paulo (SP)[1] 1
Internacional (RS) 1
17 Operário (MT) 0
16 Internacional (RS) 2
Internacional (RS) 3 1
Flamengo (RJ) 2 3
9 Linhares (ES) 0 1
24 Flamengo (RJ) 1 4
Flamengo (RJ) 2 0
Coritiba (PR) 1 0
25 Bahia (BA) 0 1
8 Coritiba (PR) 0 3
Flamengo (RJ) 1 0
Cruzeiro (MG) 1 0
5 Santa Cruz (PB) 0
28 Vasco (RJ) 2
Vasco (RJ) 2 1
Cruzeiro (MG) 6 1
21 Juventus (AC) 1 0
12 Cruzeiro (MG) 1 4
Cruzeiro (MG) 4 2
Corinthians (SP) 0 3
13 ABC (RN) 0
20 Corinthians (SP) 4
Corinthians (SP) 0 1
Remo (PA) 0 1
29 Remo (PA) 1 1
4 Santa Cruz (PE) 1 0
Cruzeiro (MG) 1 2
Palmeiras (SP) 1 1
3 Cori-Sabbá (PI) 1 0
30 Botafogo (RJ) 0 3
Botafogo (RJ) 0 0 (pen: 2)
Paraná (PR) 0 0 (pen: 4)
19 Vitória (BA) 0 0
14 Paraná (PR) 0 1
Paraná (PR) 0 1
Palmeiras (SP) 2 3
11 Sergipe (SE) 0
22 Palmeiras (SP) 8
Palmeiras (SP) 2 5
Atlético (MG) 1 0
27 Vila Nova (GO) 0 1
6 Atlético (MG) 1 4
Palmeiras (SP) 3 1
Grêmio (RS) 1 2
7 Atlético (PR) 3 1
26 Santos (SP) 0 1
Atlético (PR) 1 0
Grêmio (RS) 1 3
23 Operário (MS) 0 1
10 Grêmio (RS) 1 3
Grêmio (RS) 1 2
Criciúma (SC) 1 0
15 Goiás (GO) 2 0
18 Criciúma (SC) 1 3
Criciúma (SC) 1 3
Fluminense (RJ) 2 1
31 CRB (AL) 1
2 Fluminense (RJ) 4
Copa do Brasil
1996 Winners
Minas Gerais
Cruzeiro
Second Title

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ São Paulo fielded an ineligible player in the first leg so they lost 5 points.

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