1944 Campeonato Paulista

The 1944 Campeonato Paulista da Primeira Divisão,[1] organized by the Federação Paulista de Futebol, was the 43rd season of São Paulo's top professional football league. Palmeiras won the title for the 10th time. no teams were relegated and the top scorer was São Paulo's Luizinho with 22 goals.[1][2]

Campeonato Paulista
Season1944
ChampionsPalmeiras
Matches played110
Goals scored471 (4.28 per match)
Top goalscorerLuizinho (São Paulo) – 22 goals
Biggest home winSão Paulo 9–1 Santos (June 18, 1944)
Biggest away winSão Paulo Railway 2–8 São Paulo (April 1, 1944)
Highest scoringPortuguesa Santista 4–7 São Paulo (May 28, 1944)
1943
1945

ChampionshipEdit

The championship was disputed in a double-round robin system, with the team with the most points winning the title.[1][2]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Palmeiras 20 15 2 3 50 19 +31 32 Champions
2 São Paulo 20 13 3 4 69 32 +37 29
3 Corinthians 20 12 4 4 55 35 +20 28
4 Ypiranga 20 10 3 7 37 29 +8 23
5 São Paulo Railway 20 9 3 8 41 48 −7 21
6 Santos 20 8 4 8 39 41 −2 20
7 Juventus 20 7 4 9 39 49 −10 18
8 Comercial 20 8 2 10 37 57 −20 18
9 Portuguesa 20 3 6 11 29 47 −18 12
10 Jabaquara 20 5 0 15 38 50 −12 10
11 Portuguesa Santista 20 3 3 14 37 69 −32 9
Updated to match(es) played on October 15, 1944. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) head-to-head points.

Top ScoresEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Luizinho São Paulo 22
2 Pardal São Paulo 18
3 Caxambu Palmeiras 12
4 Alfredo González Palmeiras 11
Hércules Corinthians
6 Teleco Santos 10
Antonio Sastre São Paulo
Francisco Rodrigues Ypiranga
9 Servílio Corinthians 9

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Futebolnacional.com.br – Championship of Sao Paulo 1944". Archived from the original on November 6, 2017. Retrieved June 14, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "RSSSF – Championship of Sao Paulo 1944". Retrieved June 14, 2019.