1946 Campeonato Carioca

The 1946 edition of the Campeonato Carioca kicked off on July 6, 1946 and ended on December 28, 1946. It was organized by FMF (Federação Metropolitana de Futebol, or Metropolitan Football Federation). Ten teams participated. Fluminense won the title for the 15th time. no teams were relegated.[1][2]

Campeonato Carioca
Season1946
ChampionsFluminense
Matches played102
Goals scored498 (4.88 per match)
Top goalscorerRodrigues (Fluminense) – 28 goals
Biggest home winBotafogo 10-0 Bonsucesso (September 14, 1946)
Fluminense 11-1 Bangu (September 21, 1946)
Biggest away winBonsucesso 0-10 Flamengo (November 2, 1946)
Highest scoringFluminense 9-3 Madureira (August 4, 1946)
Fluminense 11-1 Bangu (September 21, 1946)
Fluminense 8-4 América (November 24, 1946)
1945
1947

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 RelâmpagoEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Vasco da Gama 5 3 1 1 11 5 +6 7 Champions
2 América 5 2 2 1 8 7 +1 6
3 Flamengo 5 1 2 2 8 10 −2 4
4 Fluminense 5 3 0 2 10 8 +2 6
5 Botafogo 5 1 2 2 9 15 −6 4
6 São Cristóvão 5 1 1 3 8 9 −1 3
Updated to match(es) played on April 3, 1946. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

Torneio MunicipalEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Vasco da Gama 9 6 3 0 32 5 +27 15 Playoffs
2 Fluminense 9 7 1 1 30 11 +19 15
3 América 9 7 0 2 23 14 +9 14
4 Botafogo 9 6 1 2 34 13 +21 13
5 São Cristóvão 9 5 1 3 23 17 +6 11
6 Bangu 9 3 2 4 15 20 −5 8
7 Flamengo 9 3 0 6 33 23 +10 6
8 Canto do Rio 9 1 2 6 13 39 −26 4
9 Bonsucesso 9 1 1 7 10 50 −40 3
10 Madureira 9 0 2 7 12 33 −21 2
Updated to match(es) played on June 16, 1946. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

PlayoffsEdit

19 June 1946 Final Fluminense 4 – 1 Vasco da Gama Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro
Bigode   29'
Rodrigues   40'
Juvenal   50'   68'
Chico   46' Attendance: 17,638
Referee: Mário Vianna
23 June 1946 Final Vasco da Gama 2 – 0 Fluminense São Januário, Rio de Janeiro
Eugen   17'
Lelé   30'
Attendance: 24,369
Referee: Alzilar Costa
26 June 1946 Final Vasco da Gama 1 – 0 Fluminense São Januário, Rio de Janeiro
Chico   36' Attendance: c. 27,000
Referee: Guilherme Gomes

ChampionshipEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Fluminense 18 13 0 5 74 36 +38 26 Playoffs
2 Botafogo 18 11 4 3 58 25 +33 26
3 Flamengo 18 12 2 4 72 33 +39 26
4 América 18 13 0 5 51 33 +18 26
5 Vasco da Gama 18 8 6 4 42 33 +9 22
6 São Cristóvão 18 9 2 7 38 32 +6 20
7 Canto do Rio 18 6 0 12 28 54 −26 12
8 Bangu 18 5 1 12 32 68 −36 11
9 Madureira 18 3 2 13 31 64 −33 8
10 Bonsucesso 18 1 1 16 23 72 −49 3
Updated to match(es) played on November 10, 1946. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

PlayoffsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Fluminense 6 5 1 0 23 9 +14 11 Champions
2 Botafogo 6 4 0 2 7 5 +2 8
3 Flamengo 6 2 1 3 9 12 −3 5
4 América 6 0 0 6 10 23 −13 0
Updated to match(es) played on December 22, 1946. 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 1946". Retrieved June 18, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Futebolnacional.com.br – Championship of Rio de Janeiro 1946". Archived from the original on December 13, 2019. Retrieved June 18, 2019.