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1967 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (Torneio Roberto Gomes Pedrosa)

The 1967 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (officially the 1967 Torneio Roberto Gomes Pedrosa) was the 9th edition of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. It began on March 5 and ended on June 8. Palmeiras won the championship, the 2nd national title of the club in 8 years of tournament contention.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Season1967
Dates5 March – 8 June
ChampionsPalmeiras
2nd Brazilian title
Matches played117
Goals scored316 (2.7 per match)
Top goalscorerCésar Maluco
Ademar (15 goals)
Average attendance20,545
1966
1967

Championship formatEdit

  • First-phase: the 15 participants play all against all twice, but divided into two groups (one 7 and one 8) for classification, in the Group B, each team plays two more matches against any other. The first 2 of each group are classified for the finals.
  • Final-phase: the four clubs classified play all against all twice. The club with most points at this stage is the champion.
  • Tie-breaking criteria:

1 - Goal difference
2 - Raffle

  • With one victory, a team still gained 2 points, instead of 3.

First phaseEdit

Group AEdit

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Corinthians 14 9 4 1 29 13 +16 22
2 Internacional 14 5 6 3 18 16 +2 16
3 Cruzeiro 14 6 2 6 23 19 +4 14
4 Bangu 14 5 4 5 16 21 -5 14
5 São Paulo 14 3 7 4 18 13 +5 13
6 Fluminense 14 4 3 7 21 29 -8 11
7 Botafogo 14 1 7 6 12 21 -9 9

Group BEdit

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Palmeiras 14 7 5 2 31 21 +10 19
2 Grêmio 14 6 6 2 20 11 +9 18
3 Portuguesa 14 6 5 3 24 18 +6 17
4 Santos 14 5 5 4 21 16 +5 15
5 Atlético Mineiro 14 5 4 5 18 21 -3 14
6 Flamengo 14 3 6 5 23 24 -1 12
7 Vasco 14 3 6 5 10 21 -11 12
8 Ferroviário 14 0 4 10 9 26 -17 4

Final phaseEdit

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Palmeiras 6 3 3 0 8 5 +3 9
2 Internacional 6 2 3 1 6 3 +3 7
3 Corinthians 6 2 1 3 5 8 -3 5
4 Grêmio 6 0 3 3 4 7 -3 3

Matches:













 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
1967 Champions 
Palmeiras
2nd title

ReferencesEdit