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1960 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

The 1960 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (officially the 1960 Taça Brasil) was the 2nd edition of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. It began on September 6, 1960, and ended on December 28, 1960.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Season1960
ChampionsPalmeiras
1st Brazilian title
Copa Libertadores
de América
Palmeiras
Matches played37
Goals scored119 (3.22 per match)
1959
1961

FormatEdit

The competition was a single elimination knockout tournament featuring two-legged ties, with a Tie-Break (play-off) if the sides were tied on points (however, if the tie-break was a draw, the aggregate score of the first two legs was used to determine the winner).

TeamsEdit

Team Home city Home ground
  ABC (Natal-RN)
  Bahia (Salvador-BA)
  Capelense (Capela-AL)
  Coritiba (Curitiba-PR)
  Cruzeiro (Belo Horizonte-MG)
  Estrela do Mar (João Pessoa-PB)
  Fluminense (Rio de Janeiro-GB)
  Fonseca (Niterói-RJ)
  Fortaleza (Fortaleza-CE)
  Grêmio (Porto Alegre-RS)
  Moto Club (São Luís-MA)
  Palmeiras (São Paulo-SP)
  Paula Ramos (Florianópolis-SC)
  Paysandu (Belém-PA)
  Rio Branco-ES (Vitória-ES)
  Santa Cruz-SE (Estância-SE)
  Santa Cruz (Recife-PE)

Northern ZoneEdit

Northeastern GroupEdit

Semi-Final Scores
Points 1st leg 2nd leg Tie-Break
Bahia 2 : 2 Santa Cruz-SE 3 - 1 1 - 2 0 - 0
Bahia qualified thanks to a better Goal Difference over the first 2 legs.
Final Scores
Points 1st leg 2nd leg
Bahia 4 : 0 Capelense 2 - 0 2 - 1

Northern GroupEdit

1st Round Scores
Points 1st leg 2nd leg Tie-break
Estrela do Mar 2 : 2 ABC 2 - 1 1 - 5 1 - 5
Paysandu 0 : 4 Moto Club 2 - 3 2 - 4
Semi-Final Scores
Points 1st leg 2nd leg
Fortaleza 3 : 1 ABC 3 - 0 1 - 1
Final Scores
Points 1st leg 2nd leg
Fortaleza 3 : 1 Moto Club 2 - 0 1 - 1

Northern Zone FinalEdit

Scores
Points 1st leg 2nd leg
Fortaleza 3 : 1 Bahia 2 - 1 0 - 0

Southern ZoneEdit

Southern GroupEdit

Semi-Finals Scores
Points 1st leg 2nd leg
Paula Ramos 1 : 3 Coritiba 1 - 1 0 - 5
Final Scores
Points 1st leg 2nd leg Tie-break
Coritiba 2 : 2 Grêmio 1 - 1 3 - 3 1 - 1

Eastern GroupEdit

Semi-Finals Scores
Points 1st leg 2nd leg Tie-Break
Cruzeiro 2 : 2 Rio Branco-ES 0 - 1 1 - 0 1 - 0
Fonseca 0 : 4 Fluminense 0 - 3 0 - 8
Final Scores
Points 1st leg 2nd leg
Cruzeiro 1 : 3 Fluminense 1 - 1 1 - 4

Southern Zone FinalEdit

Scores
Points 1st leg 2nd leg Tie-Break
Grêmio 2 : 2 Fluminense 1 - 0 2 - 4 1 - 1
Fluminense qualified thanks to a better Goal Difference over the first 2 legs.

National Semi-FinalsEdit

Palmeiras and Santa Cruz-PE entered at this stage.

Scores
Points 1st leg 2nd leg
Palmeiras 3 : 1 Fluminense 0 - 0 1 - 0
Santa Cruz 1 : 3 Fortaleza 2 - 2 1 - 2

National FinalEdit

Scores
Points 1st leg 2nd leg
Fortaleza 0 : 4 Palmeiras 1 - 3 2 - 8

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