1941 Campeonato Carioca

The 1941 edition of the Campeonato Carioca kicked off on May 4, 1941 and ended on November 23, 1941. It was organized by FMF (Federação Metropolitana de Futebol, or Metropolitan Football Federation). Ten teams participated. Fluminense won the title for the 14th time. no teams were relegated.[1][2]

Campeonato Carioca
Season1941
ChampionsFluminense
Matches played120
Goals scored592 (4.93 per match)
Top goalscorerPirillo (Flamengo) – 39 goals
Biggest home winBotafogo 8-1 São Cristóvão (June 15, 1941)
Biggest away winSão Cristóvão 0-9 Fluminense (July 20, 1941)
Highest scoringBangu 2-10 Fluminense (October 5, 1941)
1940
1942

SystemEdit

The tournament would be divided in two stages:[2][1]

  • First phase: The ten teams all played against each other in a double round-robin format. The six best teams qualified to the Second phase.
  • Second phase: The remaining six teams all played in a double round-robin format against each other. The team with the most points in the sum of both stages won the title.

ChampionshipEdit

First phaseEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Flamengo 18 15 2 1 61 15 +46 32 Qualified to Second phase
2 Fluminense 18 14 0 4 65 34 +31 28
3 Botafogo 18 12 2 4 66 42 +24 26
4 Vasco da Gama 18 9 5 4 46 28 +18 23
5 Madureira 18 7 1 10 43 45 −2 15
6 Bangu 18 6 2 10 35 52 −17 14
7 América 18 3 6 9 30 44 −14 12
8 Canto do Rio 18 5 2 11 39 58 −19 12
9 São Cristóvão 18 4 2 12 28 72 −44 10
10 Bonsucesso 18 2 4 12 28 51 −23 8
Updated to match(es) played on August 31, 1941. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

Second phaseEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Fluminense 10 8 1 1 41 14 +27 17
2 Vasco da Gama 10 6 2 2 23 11 +12 14
3 Botafogo 10 6 1 3 25 23 +2 13
4 Flamengo 10 5 2 3 24 17 +7 12
5 Madureira 10 1 0 9 16 39 −23 2
6 Bangu 10 1 0 9 22 47 −25 2
Updated to match(es) played on November 23, 1941. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

Final standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Fluminense 28 22 1 5 106 48 +58 45 Champions
2 Flamengo 28 20 4 4 85 32 +53 44
3 Botafogo 28 18 3 7 91 65 +26 39
4 Vasco da Gama 28 15 7 6 69 39 +30 37
5 Madureira 28 8 1 19 59 84 −25 17
6 Bangu 28 7 2 19 57 99 −42 16
7 América 18 3 6 9 30 44 −14 12
8 Canto do Rio 18 5 2 11 39 58 −19 12
9 São Cristóvão 18 4 2 12 28 72 −44 10
10 Bonsucesso 18 2 4 12 28 51 −23 8
Updated to match(es) played on November 23, 1941. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

Extra TournamentEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Fluminense 9 8 0 1 40 13 +27 16 Champions
2 São Cristóvão 9 6 0 3 22 13 +9 12
3 Vasco da Gama 9 6 0 3 23 15 +8 12
4 América 9 5 2 2 24 18 +6 12
5 Flamengo 9 5 0 4 16 13 +3 12[a]
6 Botafogo 9 4 1 4 16 22 −6 10[a]
7 Bangu 9 3 1 5 20 31 −11 7
8 Bonsucesso 9 2 0 7 17 27 −10 4
9 Madureira 9 1 1 7 17 36 −19 4[a]
10 Canto do Rio 9 1 3 5 25 32 −7 1[a]
Updated to match(es) played on January 14, 1942. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c d Canto do Rio lost the points of its last three matches (ties against Madureira and Botafogo and a win against Flamengo) for fielding a ineligible player.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "RSSSF – Championship of Rio de Janeiro 1941". Retrieved July 6, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Futebolnacional.com.br – Championship of Rio de Janeiro 1941". Archived from the original on July 7, 2017. Retrieved July 6, 2019.