1964 Campeonato Carioca

The 1964 edition of the Campeonato Carioca kicked off on July 4, 1964 and ended on December 13, 1964. It was organized by FCF (Federação Carioca de Futebol, or Carioca Football Federation). Thirteen teams participated. Fluminense won the title for the 18th time. Olaria, São Cristóvão, Madureira, Campo Grande and Canto do Rio were relegated.[1][2]

Campeonato Carioca
Season1964
ChampionsFluminense
RelegatedOlaria
São Cristóvão
Madureira
Campo Grande
Canto do Rio
Matches played158
Goals scored423 (2.68 per match)
Top goalscorerAmoroso (Fluminense) - 19 goals
Biggest home winSão Cristóvão 6-0 Campo Grande (November 1, 1964)
Biggest away winCanto do Rio 0-6 Botafogo (August 23, 1964)
Canto do Rio 0-6 Flamengo (October 24, 1964)
Highest scoringBangu 4-3 Botafogo (October 11, 1964)
Bangu 5-2 Canto do Rio (November 8, 1964)
América 3-4 Bangu (November 28, 1964)
1963
1965

SystemEdit

The tournament would be disputed in a double round-robin format, with the team with the most points winning the title and the five teams with the fewest points being relegated.[2][1]

ChampionshipEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Fluminense 24 15 5 4 44 16 +28 35 Playoffs
2 Bangu 24 13 9 2 46 21 +25 35
3 Flamengo 24 15 4 5 45 19 +26 34
4 Botafogo 24 15 4 5 45 21 +24 34
5 América 24 12 6 6 36 24 +12 30
6 Vasco da Gama 24 11 7 6 44 28 +16 29
7 Bonsucesso 24 8 8 8 24 28 −4 24
8 Portuguesa 24 8 7 9 30 25 +5 23
9 Campo Grande 24 8 6 10 22 31 −9 22 Relegated
10 São Cristóvão 24 7 6 11 31 38 −7 20
11 Olaria 24 4 7 13 21 39 −18 15
12 Madureira 24 2 4 18 13 52 −39 8
13 Canto do Rio 24 1 1 22 17 76 −59 3
Updated to match(es) played on December 13, 1964. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

PlayoffsEdit

16 December 1964 Fluminense 1 – 0 Bangu Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Amoroso   54' Report Attendance: 64,084
Referee: Cláudio Magalhães
20 December 1964 Fluminense 3 – 1 Bangu Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Joaquinzinho   50'
Jorginho   53'
Gílson Nunes   67'
Report Bianchini   28' Attendance: 75,106
Referee: Frederico Lopes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "RSSSF – Championship of Rio de Janeiro 1964". Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Futebolnacional.com.br – Championship of Rio de Janeiro 1964". Archived from the original on November 7, 2017. Retrieved May 23, 2019.