1970 in Brazilian football

The following article presents a summary of the 1970 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 69th season of competitive football in the country.

Football in Brazil
Season1970
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Torneio Roberto Gomes PedrosaEdit

Final Stage

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Fluminense 5 3 2 1 0 2 1 2
2 Palmeiras 4 3 2 0 1 7 3 4
3 Atlético Mineiro 2 3 0 2 1 2 5 -3
4 Cruzeiro 1 3 0 1 2 3 6 -3

Fluminense declared as the Torneio Roberto Gomes Pedrosa champions.

State championship championsEdit

State Champion State Champion
Acre Independência Pará Tuna Luso
Alagoas CRB Paraíba Botafogo-PB
Amapá São José-AP Paraná Atlético Paranaense
Amazonas Fast Pernambuco Santa Cruz
Bahia Bahia Piauí Flamengo-PI
Ceará Ferroviário Rio de Janeiro Central
Distrito Federal Brasiliense (Núcleo Bandeirante) Rio Grande do Norte ABC
Espírito Santo Rio Branco-ES Rio Grande do Sul Internacional
Goiás Atlético Goianiense Rondônia Ferroviário-RO
Guanabara Vasco Roraima -
Maranhão Maranhão Santa Catarina Ferroviário-SC
Mato Grosso Mixto São Paulo São Paulo
Mato Grosso do Sul - Sergipe Sergipe
Minas Gerais Atlético Mineiro Tocantins -

Youth competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Copa São Paulo de Juniores Corinthians

Other competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Copa Norte-Nordeste Fortaleza

Brazilian clubs in international competitionsEdit

Team Copa Libertadores 1970
Cruzeiro Withdrew
Palmeiras Withdrew

Brazil national teamEdit

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazil national football team in official competitions and friendly matches during 1970.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
March 4, 1970   Argentina L 0-2 - International Friendly
March 8, 1970   Argentina W 2-1 Jairzinho, Pelé International Friendly
March 22, 1970   Chile W 5-0 Pelé (2), Roberto Miranda (2), Gérson International Friendly
March 26, 1970   Chile W 2-1 Carlos Alberto Torres, Rivelino International Friendly
April 5, 1970   Amazonas State Combined Team W 4-1 Carlos Alberto Torres, Paulo César Caju, Rivelino, Pelé International Friendly (unofficial match)
April 12, 1970   Paraguay D 0-0 - International Friendly
April 19, 1970   Minas Gerais State Combined Team W 3-1 Dadá Maravilha (2), Gérson International Friendly (unofficial match)
April 26, 1970   Bulgaria W 0-0 - International Friendly
April 29, 1970   Austria W 1-0 Rivelino International Friendly
May 6, 1970   Guadalajara City Combined Team W 3-0 Rivelino, Pelé, Clodoaldo International Friendly (unofficial match)
May 17, 1970 León City Combined Team W 5-2 Pelé (2), Rivelino, Tostão, Paulo César Caju International Friendly (unofficial match)
May 24, 1970   Irapuato W 3-0 Paulo César Caju, Roberto Miranda, Rivelino International Friendly (unofficial match)
June 3, 1970   Czechoslovakia W 4-1 Rivelino, Pelé, Jairzinho (2) World Cup
June 7, 1970   England W 1-0 Jairzinho (2) World Cup
June 10, 1970   Romania W 3-2 Pelé (2), Jairzinho World Cup
June 14, 1970   Peru W 4-2 Rivelino, Tostão (2), Jairzinho World Cup
June 17, 1970   Uruguay W 3-1 Clodoaldo, Jairzinho, Rivelino World Cup
June 21, 1970   Italy W 4-1 Pelé, Gérson, Jairzinho, Carlos Alberto Torres World Cup
September 30, 1970   Mexico W 2-1 Jairzinho, Tostão International Friendly
October 4, 1970   Chile W 5-1 Pelé, Roberto Miranda, Jairzinho (2), Paulo César Caju International Friendly

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