1939 Campeonato Carioca

The 1939 Campeonato Carioca was the 34th edition of the tournament. The competition began on April 2, 1939 and ended on December 3. Flamengo won their 7th title in the history of the competition. Botafogo finished runners-up.

Campeonato Carioca
Season1939
ChampionsFlamengo
Matches played108
Goals scored432 (4 per match)
Top goalscorerCarvalho Leite (Botafogo) – 22 goals
Biggest home winFluminense 8-2 Bonsucesso (April 2, 1939)
Flamengo 7-1 América (May 28, 1939)
Botafogo 6-0 Bangu (September 3, 1939)
Biggest away winMadureira 1-5 Flamengo (April 2, 1939)
São Cristóvão 1-5 Flamengo (April 23, 1939)
Flamengo 0-4 Bangu (May 7, 1939)
Bonsucesso 1-5 Flamengo (June 18, 1939)
Vasco da Gama 1-5 Flamengo (December 3, 1939)
Highest scoringFluminense 8-2 Bonsucesso (April 2, 1939)
1938
1940

FormatEdit

The tournament was contested as a triple round-robin with nine teams competing.[1][2]

Final standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Flamengo 24 16 4 4 67 34 +33 36 Champions
2 Botafogo 24 14 5 5 80 42 +38 33
3 São Cristóvão 24 11 7 6 52 46 +6 29
4 Fluminense 24 11 5 8 60 44 +16 27
5 América 24 10 4 10 45 53 −8 24
6 Vasco da Gama 24 8 7 9 32 34 −2 23
7 Madureira 24 4 9 11 36 56 −20 17
8 Bangu 24 5 4 15 31 62 −31 14
9 Bonsucesso 24 5 3 16 29 61 −32 13
Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "RSSSF – Championship of Rio de Janeiro 1939". Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  2. ^ "Futebolnacional.com.br – Championship of Rio de Janeiro 1939". Archived from the original on December 13, 2019. Retrieved July 4, 2019.