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The 1938 edition of the Campeonato Carioca kicked off on August 27, 1938 and ended on January 8, 1939. It was organized by LFRJ (Liga de Futebol do Rio de Janeiro, or Rio de Janeiro Football League). Nine teams participated. Fluminense won the title for the 12th time. no teams were relegated.[1][2]

Campeonato Carioca
Season1938
ChampionsFluminense
Matches played72
Goals scored339 (4.71 per match)
Top goalscorerLeônidas (Flamengo)
Carvalho Leite (Botafogo) – 16 goals
Biggest home winBotafogo 11-3 Madureira (January 1, 1939)
Biggest away winBonsucesso 0-8 Fluminense (October 2, 1938)
Highest scoringBotafogo 11-3 Madureira (January 1, 1939)
1937
1939

SystemEdit

The tournament would be disputed in a double round-robin format, with the team with the most points winning the title.[2][1]

Torneio MunicipalEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Fluminense 16 11 1 4 39 18 +21 23 Champions
2 São Cristóvão 16 9 2 5 36 30 +6 20
3 Vasco da Gama 16 8 2 6 38 28 +10 18
4 Botafogo 16 8 2 6 46 40 +6 18
5 Bangu 16 8 2 6 47 43 +4 18
6 Madureira 16 5 3 8 29 36 −7 13
7 América 16 3 6 7 27 42 −15 12
8 Flamengo 16 5 1 10 30 37 −7 11
9 Bonsucesso 16 4 3 9 32 50 −18 11
Updated to match(es) played on August 14, 1938. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

ChampionshipEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Fluminense 16 12 2 2 53 22 +31 26 Champions
2 Flamengo 16 10 2 4 47 22 +25 22
3 Botafogo 16 8 3 5 44 27 +17 19
4 Vasco da Gama 16 7 5 4 37 27 +10 19
5 América 16 8 2 6 38 30 +8 18
6 Bangu 16 5 3 8 31 40 −9 13
7 Bonsucesso 16 3 4 9 29 68 −39 10
8 São Cristóvão 16 3 3 10 28 51 −23 9
9 Madureira 16 3 2 11 32 52 −20 8
Updated to match(es) played on January 8, 1939. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "RSSSF – Championship of Rio de Janeiro 1938". Retrieved July 7, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Futebolnacional.com.br – Championship of Rio de Janeiro 1938". Retrieved July 7, 2019.