1957 Campeonato Paulista

The 1957 Campeonato Paulista da Primeira Divisão,[1] organized by the Federação Paulista de Futebol, was the 56th season of São Paulo's top professional football league. São Paulo won the title for the 8th time. Linense was relegated and the top scorer was Santos's Pelé with 36 goals (17 in the Blue Series).[2][1][3]

Campeonato Paulista – Série A1
Season1957
ChampionsSão Paulo
RelegatedLinense
Matches played371
Goals scored1,363 (3.67 per match)
Top goalscorerPelé (Santos) – 36 goals
Biggest home winSantos 9-1 Ypiranga (September 25, 1957)
Biggest away winLinense 0-7 Noroeste (July 7, 1957)
Highest scoringJabaquara 6-4 Santos (July 31, 1957)
XV de Piracicaba 6-4 Guarani (August 25, 1957)
Santos 9-1 Ypiranga (September 25, 1957)
Guarani 8-2 Ferroviária (January 22, 1958)
1956
1958

ChampionshipEdit

The championship was disputed in three phases:[1][3]

  • Qualifying round: all twenty teams played each other in a single-round robin system, with the ten best teams advancing to the Blue Series and the ten worst going on to dispute the White Series.
  • Blue Series: The ten teams played each other in a double round-robin system, and the team with the most points won the title.
  • White Series: The ten teams played each other in a double round-robin system, and the team with the fewest points was relegated.

Qualifying phaseEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Corinthians 19 13 6 0 46 18 +28 32 Blue Series
2 Santos 19 13 1 5 81 35 +46 27
3 Portuguesa 19 11 5 3 37 21 +16 27
4 São Paulo 19 10 5 4 46 19 +27 25
5 Jabaquara 19 11 3 5 35 33 +2 25
6 Palmeiras 19 9 5 5 38 23 +15 23
7 Ponte Preta 19 10 3 6 37 31 +6 23
8 XV de Piracicaba 19 11 0 8 45 39 +6 22
9 Portuguesa Santista 19 9 4 6 25 19 +6 22
10 Noroeste 19 8 5 6 42 33 +9 21 Playoffs
11 Botafogo 19 9 3 7 28 24 +4 21
12 São Bento de São Caetano 19 8 2 9 25 33 −8 18 White Series
13 Juventus 19 8 1 10 31 39 −8 17
14 Ferroviária 19 7 3 9 28 37 −9 17
15 Taubaté 19 6 2 11 31 34 −3 14
16 Guarani 19 5 3 11 35 48 −13 13
17 XV de Jaú 19 4 4 11 24 46 −22 12
18 Nacional 19 4 3 12 27 45 −18 11
19 Ypiranga 19 3 2 14 18 50 −32 8
20 Linense 19 0 2 17 12 64 −52 2
Updated to match(es) played on September 29, 1957. Source: Futebolnacional.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

PlayoffsEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Botafogo 4–1 Noroeste

Top ScorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Pelé Santos 19
2 Mazzola Palmeiras 17
Aírton Ponte Preta
4 Pepe Santos 14
Ney Blanco São Paulo
6 Villalobos Guarani 12
7 Tite Santos 11
8 Fifi Guarani 10

Blue SeriesEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 São Paulo 18 13 4 1 53 24 +29 30 Champions
2 Santos 18 13 3 2 63 30 +33 29
3 Corinthians 18 12 4 2 44 21 +23 28
4 Portuguesa 18 7 6 5 38 30 +8 20
5 Botafogo 18 6 6 6 24 30 −6 18
6 Portuguesa Santista 18 4 7 7 31 43 −12 15
7 Ponte Preta 18 6 1 11 22 42 −20 13
8 Jabaquara 18 2 6 10 19 34 −15 10
9 Palmeiras 18 2 5 11 28 36 −8 9
10 XV de Piracicaba 18 3 2 13 25 57 −32 8
Updated to match(es) played on December 29, 1957. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

Top ScorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Pelé Santos 17
2 Zague Corinthians 15
3 Gino São Paulo 13
Alfeu Portuguesa
5 Tite Santos 11
Pagão
Índio Corinthians
8 Nilo Palmeiras 9
Amaury São Paulo
Maurinho

White SeriesEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Taubaté 18 11 2 5 39 25 +14 24
2 Noroeste 18 10 3 5 35 23 +12 23
3 Nacional 18 10 3 5 35 33 +2 23
4 Guarani 18 9 2 7 56 33 +23 20
5 São Bento de São Caetano 18 6 8 4 24 26 −2 20
6 Juventus 18 7 4 7 34 29 +5 18
7 Ferroviária 18 7 3 8 32 38 −6 17
8 XV de Jaú 18 5 2 11 31 43 −12 12
9 Ypiranga 18 4 4 10 19 32 −13 12
10 Linense 18 3 5 10 17 43 −26 11 Relegated
Updated to match(es) played on January 28, 1958. 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 Corinthians 37 25 10 2 90 39 +51 60
2 Santos 37 26 4 7 144 65 +79 56
3 São Paulo 37 23 9 5 99 43 +56 55 Champions
4 Portuguesa 37 18 11 8 75 51 +24 47
5 Botafogo 37 15 9 13 52 54 −2 39
6 Portuguesa Santista 37 13 11 13 56 62 −6 37
7 Ponte Preta 37 16 4 17 59 73 −14 36
8 Jabaquara 37 13 9 15 54 67 −13 35
9 Palmeiras 37 11 10 16 66 59 +7 32
10 XV de Piracicaba 37 14 2 21 70 96 −26 30
11 Noroeste 37 18 8 11 77 56 +21 44
12 Taubaté 37 17 4 16 70 59 +11 38
13 São Bento de São Caetano 37 14 10 13 49 56 −7 38
14 Juventus 37 15 5 17 65 68 −3 35
15 Ferroviária 37 14 6 17 60 75 −15 34
16 Nacional 37 14 6 17 62 78 −16 34
17 Guarani 37 14 5 18 91 81 +10 33
18 XV de Jaú 37 9 6 22 55 89 −34 24
19 Ypiranga 37 7 6 24 37 82 −45 20
20 Linense 37 3 7 27 29 107 −78 13 Relegated
Updated to match(es) played on January 28, 1958. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Futebolnacional.com.br – Championship of Sao Paulo 1957". Archived from the original on November 8, 2017. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  2. ^ Only the goals scored in the Blue Series were counted
  3. ^ a b "RSSSF – Championship of Sao Paulo 1957". Retrieved May 23, 2019.