1964 Campeonato Paulista

The 1964 Campeonato Paulista de Futebol da Divisão Especial de Profissionais,[1] organized by the Federação Paulista de Futebol, was the 63rd season of São Paulo's top professional football league. Santos won the title for the 8th time. Esportiva de Guaratinguetá was relegated and the top scorer was Santos's Pelé with 34 goals.[1][2]

Campeonato Paulista – Série A1
Season1964
ChampionsSantos
RelegatedEsportiva de Guaratinguetá
Taça BrasilSantos
Palmeiras
Matches played240
Goals scored737 (3.07 per match)
Top goalscorerPelé (Santos) – 34 goals
Biggest home winSantos 11-0 Botafogo (November 21, 1964)
Biggest away winNoroeste 1-5 Guarani (October 7, 1964)
Botafogo 1-5 São Paulo (November 4, 1964)
Highest scoringSantos 11-0 Botafogo (November 21, 1964)
Corinthians 4-7 Santos (December 6, 1964)
1963
1965

ChampionshipEdit

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

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Santos 30 20 4 6 95 47 +48 44 Champions
2 Palmeiras 30 19 3 8 70 36 +34 41
3 Portuguesa 30 16 8 6 58 33 +25 40
4 Corinthians 30 16 8 6 50 34 +16 40
5 São Paulo 30 12 9 9 51 40 +11 33
6 América 30 14 3 13 39 35 +4 31
7 Guarani 30 14 3 13 46 44 +2 31
8 Comercial 30 12 4 14 47 45 +2 28
9 São Bento 30 9 10 11 34 38 −4 28
10 Botafogo 30 8 11 11 41 57 −16 27
11 Juventus 30 11 4 15 43 59 −16 26
12 Prudentina 30 9 8 13 43 56 −13 26
13 Ferroviária 30 8 8 14 29 41 −12 24
14 XV de Piracicaba 30 9 4 17 32 64 −32 22
15 Noroeste 30 7 7 16 31 56 −25 21
16 Esportiva de Guaratinguetá 30 5 8 17 28 52 −24 18 Relegated
Updated to match(es) played on December 16, 1964. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

Top ScoresEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Pelé Santos 34
2 Flávio Minuano Corinthians 22
3 Toninho Guerreiro Santos 21
4 Servílio Palmeiras 16
Emanuele Del Vecchio São Paulo
6 Tupãzinho Palmeiras 14
Silva Batuta Corinthians
7 Américo Murulo Guaraní 13

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Futebolnacional.com.br – Championship of Sao Paulo 1964". Archived from the original on December 13, 2019. Retrieved May 18, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "RSSSF – Championship of Sao Paulo 1964". Retrieved May 18, 2019.