2012 Clube de Regatas do Flamengo season

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Flamengo
2012 season
Chairwoman Brazil Patrícia Amorim
Manager Brazil Vanderlei Luxemburgo (until February 3)
Brazil Joel Santana (from February 4 to July 23)
Brazil Dorival Júnior (since July 26)
Brazilian Série A 11th
Rio de Janeiro State League 3rd
Copa Libertadores Group Stage
Top goalscorer League: Vágner Love (13 goals)
All: Vágner Love (22 goals)
Highest home attendance 39.060 (vs. Atlético Mineiro in the Série A)
Lowest home attendance 3.131 (vs. Olaria in the Rio de Janeiro State League)
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2012 season is the 117th year in the club's history, the 101st season in Clube de Regatas do Flamengo's football existence, and their 42nd in the Brazilian Série A, having never been relegated from the top division.

Club[edit]

First-team staff[edit]

As of July 25, 2012.[1]
Position Name
Coach Dorival Júnior
Assistant Coach Jaime de Almeida
Goalkeeping Coach Cantarele
Fitness coaches Marcelo Martorelli
Daniel Guimarães
Medical staff manager José Luiz Runco
Doctors Marcelo Soares
Luiz Claudio Baldi
Marcio Tannure
Serafim Borges
Physiotherapists Fabiano Bastos
Mario Peixoto
Physiologist Claudio Pavanelli
Dietitian Leonardo Acro
Sílvia Ferreira
Psychologist Paulo Ribeiro
Masseurs Adenir Silva
Esmar Russo
Jorginho

Other information[edit]

Chairman Brazil Patrícia Amorim
Ground (capacity and dimensions) Engenhão (46,931 / 105x68 meters)

Source: CBF[2]

First-team squad[edit]

As of December 9, 2012, according to combined sources on the official website.[3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Brazil GK Felipe
2 Brazil DF Leonardo Moura (captain)
3 Brazil DF Welinton
4 Chile DF Marcos González
5 Brazil MF Airton (on loan from S.L. Benfica)
6 Brazil DF Ramon (on loan from Corinthians)
7 Brazil MF Ibson
8 Brazil MF Luiz Antônio
9 Brazil MF Wellington Bruno (on loan from Ipatinga)
11 Brazil MF Renato (vice-captain)
13 Chile MF Claudio Maldonado
14 Paraguay MF Víctor Cáceres
15 Brazil MF Luiz Philipe Muralha
16 Brazil FW Lucas Quintino
18 Argentina MF Darío Bottinelli
19 Brazil FW Guilherme Negueba
20 Brazil FW Thomas
21 Brazil DF Magal
22 Brazil FW Hernane (on loan from Mogi Mirim)
23 Brazil MF Guilherme Camacho
25 Brazil DF Wellington Silva
26 Brazil DF Marllon
27 Brazil GK Paulo Victor
No. Position Player
28 Brazil GK César
29 Brazil DF Rodrigo Frauches
30 Brazil FW Nixon
31 Portugal FW Liédson
32 Brazil DF Digão
33 Brazil MF Rômulo
34 Brazil DF João Felipe
35 Brazil GK Marcelo Carné
36 Brazil MF Lorran
37 Brazil MF Adryan
38 Brazil DF Arthur Sanches
39 Brazil FW Paulo Sérgio
40 Brazil MF Amaral (on loan from Nova Iguaçu)
43 Brazil MF Mattheus
45 Brazil DF Felipe Dias
61 Brazil FW Fabiano Oliveira
83 Brazil DF Renato Santos
88 Brazil MF Cléber Santana
99 Brazil FW Vágner Love (vice-captain)
TBA Brazil MF Antônio
TBA Brazil FW Romário
TBA Brazil FW Rafinha

Players with Dual Nationality

Flamengo Youth Team[edit]

Professional players able to play in the youth team[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
15 Brazil MF Luiz Philipe Muralha
19 Brazil FW Guilherme Negueba
20 Brazil FW Thomas
28 Brazil GK César
29 Brazil DF Rodrigo Frauches
30 Brazil FW Nixon
32 Brazil DF Digão
No. Position Player
34 Brazil DF João Felipe
36 Brazil MF Lorran
37 Brazil MF Adryan
43 Brazil MF Mattheus
TBA Brazil FW Rafinha
TBA Brazil FW Romário

Youth players with first team experience[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Brazil MF Caio Quiroga
No. Position Player
Brazil FW Yguinho

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Brazil DF Lucas Galdino (loan to Macaé)
Brazil DF Everton Silva (loan to Atlético Goianiense)
Brazil DF Egídio (loan to Goiás)
Brazil DF Alex Silva (loan to Cruzeiro)
Brazil DF Gustavo (loan to Atlético Goianiense)
No. Position Player
Brazil DF Júnior César (loan to Atlético Mineiro)
Brazil MF Erick Flores (loan to Avaí)
Brazil MF João Vitor (loan to Londrina)
Brazil DF Thiago Medeiros (loan to Avaí)

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Brazil DF Magal (transfer from Americana)[4]
Brazil DF Everton Silva (loan return from Duque de Caxias)
Brazil DF Egídio (loan return from Ceará)
Brazil MF Kléberson (loan return from Atlético Paranaense)
Brazil MF Erick Flores (loan return from Duque de Caxias)
Brazil MF Guilherme Camacho (loan return from Bahia)
Brazil GK Marcelo Carné (loan return from Duque de Caxias)
Brazil DF Marllon (loan return from Duque de Caxias)
Brazil FW Fabiano Oliveira (loan return from Boluspor)
Brazil FW Itamar (signed as a free agent)
Chile DF Marcos González (transfer from Universidad de Chile)
Brazil FW Vágner Love (transfer from CSKA Moscow)
No. Position Player
Brazil DF Wellington Silva (transfer from Resende)
Brazil MF Amaral (loan from Nova Iguaçu until December 2012)
Brazil MF Jorge Luiz (loan from Friburguense until December 2012)
Brazil MF Ibson (transfer from Santos)
Brazil DF Thiago Medeiros (loan from Madureira until December 2012)
Paraguay MF Víctor Cáceres (signed as a free agent)[5]
Brazil DF Ramon (loan from Corinthians until December 2013)[6]
Portugal FW Liédson (signed as a free agent)[7]
Brazil MF Cléber Santana (transfer from São Paulo)
Brazil MF Wellington Bruno (loan from Ipatinga until December 2012)
Brazil DF Renato Santos (transfer from Avaí)

Out[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Brazil DF Ronaldo Angelim (Retired)
Brazil MF Fernando (End of contract)
Brazil DF Everton Silva (loan to Atlético Goianiense until December 2012)
Brazil MF Erick Flores (loan to Itumbiara until December 2012)
Brazil MF Vander (loan return to Bahia)
Brazil FW Paulo Sérgio (loan return from Náutico)
Brazil DF Marlon (transfer to Náutico)
Chile MF Gonzalo Fierro (transfer to Colo-Colo)
Brazil MF Thiago Neves (loan return to Al-Hilal)
Brazil DF Egídio (loan to Goiás until December 2012)
Brazil FW Jael (transfer to Sport Club Recife)
Brazil MF João Vitor (loan to Londrina until July 2012)
Brazil DF Alex Silva (loan to Cruzeiro until December 2012)
Brazil FW Itamar (Released)
No. Position Player
Brazil DF Gustavo (loan to Atlético Goianiense until December 2012)
Brazil MF Willians (transfer to Udinese)
Brazil DF David Braz (transfer to Santos)
Brazil DF Rafael Galhardo (transfer to Santos)
Brazil DF Júnior César (loan to Atlético Mineiro until December 2012)
Brazil MF Ronaldinho (contract terminated)
Brazil GK Marcelo Lomba (transfer to Bahia)
Brazil DF Rodrigo Alvim (Released)
Brazil FW Diego Maurício (transfer to Alania Vladikavkaz)[8]
Brazil MF Vítor Saba (transfer to Brescia)[9]
Brazil FW Deivid (Released)
Brazil DF Thiago Medeiros (loan to Avaí until December 2012)
Brazil MF Jorge Luiz (loan return to Friburguense)
Brazil FW Adriano (Released)

Statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

Last updated on December 9, 2012.
  • Players in italic have left the club during the season.
No. Pos Nat Player Total Rio State League Copa Libertadores Série A
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK Brazil Felipe 38 0 12 0 6 0 20 0
2 DF Brazil Leonardo Moura 39 3 9 1 7 2 23 0
3 DF Brazil Welinton 34 1 10 0 6+1 1 16+1 0
4 DF Brazil David Braz 15 1 9 1 6 0 0 0
4 DF Chile Marcos González 35 2 5 0 5 0 25 2
5 MF Brazil Airton 18 1 3 0 2 0 13 1
6 DF Brazil Júnior César 19 0 11 0 8 0 0 0
6 DF Brazil Ramon 25 1 0 0 0 0 25 1
7 MF Brazil Ibson 32 1 0 0 0 0 28+4 1
8 MF Brazil Willians 14 0 8 0 6 0 0 0
8 MF Brazil Luiz Antônio 45 4 11+1 0 6+2 3 23+2 1
9 FW Brazil Deivid 24 6 10+1 4 5+2 2 2+4 0
9 MF Brazil Wellington Bruno 11 0 0 0 0 0 2+9 0
10 MF Brazil Ronaldinho 19 6 9 3 8 2 2 1
11 MF Brazil Renato 35 7 5+2 1 3 0 22+3 6
13 DF Brazil Gustavo 4 0 3 0 0+1 0 0 0
13 MF Chile Claudio Maldonado 9 0 4+4 0 1 0 0 0
14 MF Paraguay Víctor Cáceres 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
15 MF Brazil Luiz Philipe Muralha 21 0 7+2 0 4+2 0 1+5 0
16 MF Brazil Lucas Quintino 4 0 2+2 0 0 0 0 0
17 FW Brazil Diego Maurício 12 0 3+4 0 0 0 4+1 0
18 MF Argentina Darío Bottinelli 41 3 8+5 0 6+2 2 3+17 1
19 MF Brazil Guilherme Negueba 29 1 1+11 1 0+5 0 7+5 0
20 FW Brazil Thomas 17 0 5+1 0 1+1 0 7+2 0
21 DF Brazil Magal 20 0 5+1 0 0+1 0 11+2 0
22 DF Brazil Rafael Galhardo 7 0 5+1 0 1 0 0 0
22 FW Brazil Hernane 14 3 0 0 0 0 7+7 3
23 MF Brazil Guilherme Camacho 9 1 3+1 1 0+3 0 1+1 0
25 DF Brazil Wellington Silva 19 0 0 0 0 0 18+1 0
26 FW Brazil Jael 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0
26 DF Brazil Marllon 16 0 4 0 0 0 11+1 0
27 GK Brazil Paulo Victor 25 0 4+1 0 2 0 17+1 0
28 GK Brazil César 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 DF Brazil Rodrigo Frauches 10 0 1 0 0 0 9 0
30 MF Brazil Kleberson 9 4 4+2 4 0 0 3 0
30 FW Brazil Nixon 7 1 0 0 0 0 1+6 1
31 DF Brazil Rodrigo Alvim 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 FW Portugal Liédson 16 4 0 0 0 0 10+6 4
32 DF Brazil Digão 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
33 MF Brazil Rômulo 3 0 0+2 0 0 0 1 0
34 DF Brazil João Felipe 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
35 GK Brazil Marcelo Carné 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
36 MF Brazil Lorran 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
37 MF Brazil Adryan 24 3 1+1 1 0 0 7+15 2
38 DF Brazil Arthur Sanches 3 0 0 0 0 0 2+1 0
39 FW Brazil Paulo Sérgio 4 0 0+1 0 0 0 0+3 0
40 FW Brazil Itamar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 MF Brazil Amaral 16 0 0 0 0 0 11+5 0
41 MF Brazil Jorge Luiz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 MF Brazil Vitor Saba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 MF Brazil Fernandinho 1 0 0 0 0 0 0+1 0
43 MF Brazil Mattheus 12 0 0+1 0 0 0 3+8 0
44 DF Brazil Thiago Medeiros 2 0 0 0 0 0 1+1 0
45 DF Brazil Felipe Dias 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
83 DF Brazil Renato Santos 10 1 0 0 0 0 10 1
88 MF Brazil Cléber Santana 12 1 0 0 0 0 12 1
99 FW Brazil Vagner Love 50 21 9 7 5 2 36 12
- DF Brazil Alex Silva 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TBA MF Brazil João Vitor 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
TBA FW Brazil Rafinha 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TBA FW Brazil Romário 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TBA MF Brazil Vítor Hugo 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
TBA FW Brazil Yguinho 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0

Top scorers[edit]

Includes all competitive matches

Position Nation Number Name Rio State League Copa Libertadores Série A Total
1 Brazil 99 Vágner Love 7 2 13 22
2 Brazil 11 Renato Abreu 1 0 6 7
2 Brazil 10 Ronaldinho 4 2 1 7
3 Brazil 9 Deivid 4 2 0 6
4 Portugal 31 Liédson 0 0 4 4
4 Brazil 8 Luiz Antônio 0 3 1 4
4 Brazil 30 Kleberson 4 0 0 4
5 Brazil 22 Hernane 0 0 3 3
5 Brazil 37 Adryan 1 0 2 3
5 Argentina 18 Darío Bottinelli 0 2 1 3
5 Brazil 2 Leonardo Moura 1 2 0 3
6 Chile 4 Marcos González 0 0 2 2
6 Brazil 26 Jael 2 0 0 2
7 Brazil 5 Airton 0 0 1 1
7 Brazil 6 Ramon 0 0 1 1
7 Brazil 7 Ibson 0 0 1 1
7 Brazil 30 Nixon 0 0 1 1
7 Brazil 88 Cléber Santana 0 0 1 1
7 Brazil 83 Renato Santos 0 0 1 1
7 Brazil 3 Welinton 0 1 0 1
7 Brazil 4 David Braz 1 0 0 1
7 Brazil 23 Guilherme Camacho 1 0 0 1
7 Brazil 19 Guilherme Negueba 1 0 0 1
Own Goal 1 1 0 2
Total 28 15 39 81

Clean sheets[edit]

Includes all competitive matches

Position Nation Number Name Rio State League Copa Libertadores Série A Total
GK Brazil 1 Felipe 4 2 7 13
GK Brazil 27 Paulo Victor 4 1 4 9
GK Brazil 28 César 0 0 0 0
GK Brazil 35 Marcelo Carné 0 0 0 0
Total 8 3 11 22

Disciplinary record[edit]

Position Nation Number Name Rio State League Copa Libertadores Série A Total
YC Red card YC Red card YC Red card YC Red card
GK Brazil 1 Felipe 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
DF Brazil 2 Leonardo Moura 1 0 2 0 3 1 6 1
DF Brazil 3 Welinton 2 0 2 0 3 0 7 0
DF Brazil 4 David Braz 5 0 1 0 0 0 6 0
DF Chile 4 Marcos González 2 0 0 0 8 0 10 0
MF Brazil 5 Airton 1 0 0 0 5 0 6 0
DF Brazil 6 Júnior César 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF Brazil 6 Ramon 0 0 0 0 7 1 7 1
MF Brazil 7 Ibson 0 0 0 0 4 1 4 1
MF Brazil 8 Willians 1 1 3 0 0 0 4 1
MF Brazil 8 Luiz Antônio 1 1 1 0 4 1 6 2
FW Brazil 9 Deivid 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
FW Brazil 9 Wellington Bruno 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
MF Brazil 10 Ronaldinho 2 1 1 0 0 0 3 1
MF Brazil 11 Renato 0 1 2 0 4 0 6 1
DF Brazil 13 Gustavo 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
MF Chile 13 Claudio Maldonado 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
MF Paraguay 14 Víctor Cáceres 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0
MF Brazil 15 Luiz Philipe Muralha 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
FW Brazil 16 Lucas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW Brazil 17 Diego Maurício 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
MF Argentina 18 Darío Bottinelli 5 1 4 0 2 0 11 1
MF Brazil 19 Guilherme Negueba 3 0 1 0 2 0 6 0
FW Brazil 20 Thomas 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
DF Brazil 21 Magal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF Brazil 22 Rafael Galhardo 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
DF Brazil 22 Hernane 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
MF Brazil 23 Guilherme Camacho 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF Brazil 25 Wellington Silva 0 0 0 0 5 1 5 1
FW Brazil 26 Jael 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
DF Brazil 26 Marllon 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 0
GK Brazil 27 Paulo Victor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GK Brazil 28 César 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF Brazil 29 Rodrigo Frauches 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
MF Brazil 30 Kléberson 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
DF Brazil 31 Rodrigo Alvim 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW Portugal 31 Liédson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF Brazil 32 Digão 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF Brazil 33 Rômulo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF Brazil 34 João Felipe 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
GK Brazil 35 Marcelo Carné 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF Brazil 36 Lorran 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF Brazil 37 Adryan 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0
DF Brazil 38 Arthur Sanches 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW Brazil 39 Paulo Sérgio 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
FW Brazil 40 Itamar 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0
MF Brazil 40 Amaral 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0
MF Brazil 41 Jorge Luiz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF Brazil 42 Vitor Saba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF Brazil 43 Mattheus 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
DF Brazil 44 Thiago Medeiros 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
DF Brazil 45 Felipe Dias 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
DF Brazil 83 Renato Santos 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
MF Brazil 88 Cleber Santana 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
FW Brazil 99 Vágner Love 1 0 0 0 6 0 7 0
DF Brazil Alex Silva 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW Brazil Romário 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF Brazil João Vitor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW Brazil Rafinha 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 44 5 20 0 80 6 145 11

Overall[edit]

Games played 62 (16 Rio State League, 8 Copa Libertadores, 38 Série A)
Games won 25 (10 Rio State League, 3 Copa Libertadores, 12 Série A)
Games drawn 19 (3 Rio State League, 2 Copa Libertadores, 14 Série A)
Games lost 18 (3 Rio State League, 3 Copa Libertadores, 12 Série A)
Goals scored 81
Goals conceded 64
Goal difference +17
Yellow cards 145
Red cards 11
Worst discipline Darío Bottinelli (11 YC, 1 Red card)
Best result 4–0 (H) v Bonsucesso - Rio de Janeiro State League - 2012
Worst result 1–4 (A) v São Paulo - Série A - 2012
1–4 (A) v Internacional - Série A - 2012
Most appearances Vágner Love (50 appearances)
Top scorer Vágner Love (22 goals)

Last updated: December 9
Source:[citation needed]

Competitions[edit]

Pre-season friendlies[edit]

Campeonato Carioca[edit]

Taça Guanabara[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Botafogo 7 4 3 0 17 4 +13 15 Advanced to the Semifinals
2 Flamengo 7 4 3 0 10 1 +9 15
3 Resende 7 4 0 3 11 13 −2 12 Advanced to the Edilson Silva
4 Nova Iguaçu 7 2 3 2 6 7 −1 9
5 Macaé 7 2 2 3 6 8 −2 8
6 Bonsucesso 7 1 3 3 7 13 −6 6
7 Madureira 7 1 2 4 8 12 −4 5
8 Olaria 7 1 2 4 5 12 −7 5

Updated to games played on 18 February 2012
Source: Globoesporte
Rules for classification:1st points; 2nd wins; 3rd goal difference; 4th goals scored; 5th red cards received; 6th yellow cards received; 7th draw.
(A) = Advances to semifinal.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(TA) = Advances to a further round ; (E) = Eliminated ; (TE) =Eliminated from semifinal.


Matches[edit]

Taça Rio[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Flamengo 8 7 0 1 17 8 +9 21 Advanced to the Semifinals
2 Botafogo 8 5 3 0 18 8 +10 18
3 Resende 8 3 4 1 9 8 +1 13 Advanced to the Troféu Carlos Alberto Torres
4 Macaé 8 4 0 4 13 14 −1 12
5 Madureira 8 3 1 4 11 13 −2 10
6 Olaria 8 2 3 3 8 12 −4 9
7 Nova Iguaçu 8 2 2 4 8 13 −5 8
8 Bonsucesso 8 1 4 3 10 13 −3 7

Updated to games played on 15 April.
Source: Globoesporte
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd wins; 3rd goal difference; 4th goals scored; 5th red cards received; 6th yellow cards received; 7th draw
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Matches[edit]

Série A[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Fluminense (C) 38 22 11 5 61 33 +28 77 2013 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
2 Atlético Mineiro 38 20 12 6 64 37 +27 72
3 Grêmio 38 20 11 7 56 33 +23 71 2013 Copa Libertadores First Stage
4 São Paulo 38 20 6 12 59 37 +22 66
5 Vasco da Gama 38 16 10 12 45 44 +1 58
6 Corinthians 38 15 12 11 51 39 +12 57 2013 Copa Libertadores Second Stage 1
7 Botafogo 38 15 10 13 60 50 +10 55
8 Santos 38 13 14 11 50 44 +6 53
9 Cruzeiro 38 15 7 16 47 51 −4 52
10 Internacional 38 13 13 12 44 40 +4 52
11 Flamengo 38 12 14 12 38 45 −7 50
12 Náutico 38 14 7 17 44 51 −7 49
13 Coritiba 38 14 6 18 53 60 −7 48
14 Ponte Preta 38 12 12 14 37 44 −7 48
15 Bahia 38 11 14 13 37 41 −4 47
16 Portuguesa 38 10 15 13 39 41 −2 45
17 Sport do Recife 38 10 11 17 39 56 −17 41 Relegation to 2013 Série B
18 Palmeiras 38 9 7 22 39 54 −15 34 2013 Copa Libertadores Second Stage 2
Relegation to the 2013 Série B
19 Atlético Goianiense 38 7 9 22 37 67 −30 30 Relegation to 2013 Série B
20 Figueirense 38 7 9 22 39 72 −33 30

Source: UOL.com.br
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd wins; 3rd goal difference; 4th goals scored; 5th head-to-head results; 6th least red cards received; 7th least yellow cards received; 8th draw
1 Corinthians is qualified for the second stage of the 2013 Copa Libertadores as the 2012 Copa Libertadores champion.
2 Palmeiras is qualified for the second stage of the 2013 Copa Libertadores as the 2012 Copa do Brasil champion.

(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 12 14 12 39 46  −7 50 8 8 3 23 18  +5 4 6 9 16 28  −12

Last updated: December 9, 2012.
Source: Série A 2012

Pld=Matches played; W=Matches won; D=Matches drawn; L=Matches lost;

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
Ground A H A H H A H A A H A H A H A H A H A H A H A A H A H H A H A H A H A H A H
Result D D D W W L W L W L L D L W W W L W D D L L L L D W L L D D D W D W W D D D
Position 7 9 12 8 7 9 9 10 9 10 10 10 11 10 9 8 9 7 7 8 9 10 11 11 10 10 11 13 15 15 15 14 14 12 9 11 11 11

Last updated: December 9, 2012.
Source: Matches
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matches[edit]

Copa Libertadores[edit]

Copa Libertadores squad[edit]

As of February 13, 2012, according to combined sources on the official website.[10]
In Conmebol competitions players must be assigned numbers between 1 and 25.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Brazil GK Felipe
2 Brazil DF Leonardo Moura
3 Brazil DF Welinton
4 Brazil DF David Braz
5 Brazil MF Airton
6 Brazil DF Júnior César
7 Brazil MF Luiz Antônio
8 Brazil MF Willians
9 Brazil FW Deivid
10 Brazil MF Ronaldinho
11 Brazil MF Renato
12 Brazil GK Paulo Victor
13 Brazil DF Gustavo
14 Brazil DF Marllon (Replaced)
No. Position Player
14 Chile DF Marcos González
15 Brazil MF Luiz Philipe Muralha
16 Brazil FW Lucas
17 Brazil FW Jael (Replaced)
17 Brazil FW Vágner Love
18 Argentina MF Darío Bottinelli
19 Brazil FW Guilherme Negueba
20 Brazil FW Thomas
21 Brazil DF Magal
22 Brazil DF Guilherme Camacho
23 Brazil DF João Felipe (Replaced)
23 Brazil DF Rafael Galhardo
24 Brazil GK César
25 Chile MF Claudio Maldonado

First Stage[edit]

Matches[edit]

Second stage[edit]

The Second Stage, played in home-and-away round-robin format, began on 7 February and will end on 19 April.[11] The top two teams from each group will advance to the Round of 16.

Group 2[edit]
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Argentina Lanús 6 3 1 2 11 6 +5 10
Ecuador Emelec 6 3 0 3 7 8 −1 9
Brazil Flamengo 6 2 2 2 12 10 +2 8
Paraguay Olimpia 6 2 1 3 10 16 −6 7
Matches[edit]

Honors[edit]

Individuals[edit]

Name Number Country Award
Kleberson 30 Brazil 2012 Campeonato Carioca best central midfielder
Vágner Love 99 Brazil 2012 Campeonato Carioca best central striker

IFFHS ranking[edit]

Flamengo position on the Club World Ranking during the 2012 season, according to IFFHS.[12]

Month Position Points
January 92 126
February 79 133
March 72 140
April 65 149
May 52 161
June 55 157
July 59 147
August 90 123
September 77 129
October 77 125
November 95 125
December 97 125

Last updated: 2013-01-10.
Source: IFFHS

References[edit]

  1. ^ Comissão Futebol Profissional (in Portuguese)
  2. ^ CBF Archived 14 October 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Flamengo official website (Portuguese)
  4. ^ Fla anuncia acerto com Magal, lateral-esquerdo que estava no Americana (in Portuguese). Globoesporte.globo.com. 2011-12-08. Retrieved 2011-12-11.
  5. ^ Cáceres é apresentado oficialmente pelo Flamengo (in Portuguese). July 6, 2012. Flamengo.com.br. Retrieved August 14, 2012.
  6. ^ Ramon é oficialmente apresentado pelo Flamengo (in Portuguese). July 11, 2012. Flamengo.com.br. Retrieved August 14, 2012.
  7. ^ Flamengo acerta contratação de Liedson (in Portuguese). August 6, 2012. Flamengo.com.br. Retrieved August 14, 2012.
  8. ^ Fla negocia Diego Maurício para Rússia: 'Sai muito feliz', diz empresário (in Portuguese). August 14, 2012. Globoesporte.com. Retrieved August 14, 2012.
  9. ^ Flamengo negocia Vitor Saba com o Brescia (in Portuguese). August 14, 2012. Flamengo.com.br. Retrieved August 14, 2012.
  10. ^ Copa Santander Libertadores 2012: listas de jugadores (in Spanish)
  11. ^ "Programa de Partidos - Copa Santander Libertadores de América 2012" (PDF). CONMEBOL. 
  12. ^ IFFHS Archived 22 July 2007 at WebCite

External links[edit]