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1975 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

The 1975 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (officially the I Copa Brasil) was the 19th edition of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Season1975
ChampionsInternacional
1st Campeonato Brasileiro title
1st Brazilian title
Copa Libertadores
de América
Internacional
Cruzeiro
Top goalscorerFlávio Minuano (Internacional) - 16 goals
Biggest home winInternacional 5-0 Sergipe (September 17, 1975)
Biggest away winVitória 0-5 Internacional (August 23, 1975)
Highest scoringMoto Club 4-3 Paysandu (August 20, 1975)
Fluminense 5-2 Atlético Mineiro (August 30, 1975)
América-RN 3-4 São Paulo (August 31, 1975)
América-RJ 5-2 Atlético-PR (September 13, 1975)
Campinense 2-5 Bahia (September 28, 1975)
Average attendance15,985
1974
1976

Contents

OverviewEdit

It was performed by 42 teams, and Internacional won the championship. It was divided into four phases:

  • In the First phase, the 42 teams were divided into two groups of eleven teams and two groups of ten. The teams played once against the teams of the other group that had an equal number of team to theirs, meaning that the teams of Group A would face the teams of Group B and the teams of Group C would face the ones of Group D. No teams were eliminated, and victories by two goals of difference or more were worth three points.
  • In the Second phase, the teams were divided into six groups. Two group comprised ten teams, with Group 1 receiving the top five teams in Group A and B, and Group 2 receiving the top five teams in groups C and D. The teams of those group played once against those of the other, and the six best teams in each group qualified to the third phase. The Groups 3, 4, 5 and 6 received the teams that couldn't qualify to the Groups 1 and 2, and in each one of them, the teams played against the teams of their own groups once, and only one team in each group qualified to the Third phase. As in the previous round, victories by two goals of difference or more were worth three points.
  • In the third phase, The 16 teams were divided into two group of eight teams, and each team played against the others of its own group. The first two teams in each group qualified to the Semifinals, as in the previous rounds, victories by two goals of difference or more were worth three points.
  • Both semifinals and finals were disputed in the form of a one-leg knock out tournament.

First phaseEdit

Group AEdit

Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1. América-RJ 15 10 4 3 3 17 11 +6 Qualified to Group 1 on Second phase
2. Coritiba 14 10 5 2 3 10 5 +5
3. Remo 14 10 4 5 1 11 8 +3
4. Atlético Mineiro 14 10 4 4 2 11 9 +2
5. Palmeiras 14 10 3 5 2 12 9 +3
6. Fortaleza 12 10 3 5 2 8 7 +1 Qualified to Group 3 on Second phase
7. Botafogo 10 10 3 3 4 12 12 0
8. Comercial de Campo Grande 10 10 3 3 4 7 11 -4
9. Rio Negro 8 10 1 5 4 5 12 -7
10. Moto Club 4 10 1 2 7 9 29 -20

Group BEdit

Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1. Cruzeiro 19 10 5 5 0 15 2 +13 Qualified to Group 1 on Second phase
2. Corinthians 16 10 5 4 1 10 3 +7
3. Fluminense 15 10 5 1 4 18 13 +5
4. Guarani 13 10 3 4 3 10 9 +1
5. Tiradentes 12 10 4 2 4 10 8 +2
6. Atlético-PR 10 10 3 2 5 18 19 -1 Qualified to Group 4 on Second phase
7. Ceará 10 10 3 2 5 6 10 -4
8. América-MG 10 10 1 7 2 6 9 -3
9. Paysandu 9 10 2 4 4 13 15 -2
10. Nacional-AM 8 10 1 6 3 7 14 -7

Group CEdit

Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1. Flamengo 14 11 5 2 4 12 11 +1 Qualified to Group 2 on Second phase
2. Grêmio 13 11 2 7 2 11 9 +2
3. América-RN 12 11 4 3 4 18 17 +1
4. Figueirense 12 11 3 5 3 14 12 +2
5. Santa Cruz 12 11 3 5 3 14 12 +2
6. Goiânia 11 11 4 2 5 13 16 -3 Qualified to Group 5 on Second phase
7. Portuguesa 10 11 3 4 4 6 9 -3
8. Vitória 10 11 3 3 5 8 16 -8
9. Santos 8 11 2 3 6 8 15 -7
10. Sergipe 6 11 1 4 6 7 17 -10
11. Campinense 3 11 0 3 8 8 27 -19

Group DEdit

Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1. Internacional 23 11 8 2 1 24 5 +19 Qualified to Group 2 on Second phase
2. São Paulo 21 11 7 4 0 19 8 +11
3. Vasco da Gama 18 11 6 3 2 19 10 +9
4. Goiás 18 11 4 7 0 16 7 +9
5. Sport 17 11 5 5 1 16 10 +6
6. Náutico 15 11 5 3 3 14 10 +4 Qualified to Group 6 on Second phase
7. CSA 13 11 5 2 4 10 10 0
8. Bahia 13 11 2 7 2 13 10 +3
9. CEUB 11 11 3 5 3 12 12 0
10. Desportiva 7 11 2 3 6 10 20 -10
11. Americano 6 11 3 0 8 8 17 -9

Second phaseEdit

Group 1Edit

Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1. Fluminense 19 10 6 2 2 19 6 +13 Qualified to Third phase
2. Cruzeiro 17 10 6 3 1 12 5 +7
3. Corinthians 13 10 4 4 2 10 6 +4
4. América-RJ 12 10 4 3 3 10 10 0
5. Palmeiras 12 10 3 5 2 10 10 0
6. Guarani 12 10 2 7 1 8 7 +1
7. Remo 11 10 3 3 4 11 15 -4
8. Atlético Mineiro 10 10 2 5 3 13 15 -2
9. Coritiba 7 10 1 4 5 9 15 -6
10. Tiradentes 7 10 2 3 5 7 15 -8

Group 2Edit

Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1. Internacional 19 10 5 4 1 15 4 +11 Qualified to Third phase
2. Santa Cruz 16 10 5 4 1 12 6 +6
3. Flamengo 12 10 4 1 5 12 12 0
4. São Paulo 12 10 2 7 1 8 6 +2
5. Grêmio 11 10 3 3 4 16 14 +2
6. Sport 10 10 2 5 3 6 7 -1
7. Figueirense 10 10 2 5 3 11 13 -2
8. Goiás 9 10 2 4 4 8 15 -7
9. América-RN 7 10 2 2 6 10 19 -9
10. Vasco da Gama 6 10 1 4 5 6 13 -7

Group 3Edit

Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1. Botafogo 7 4 2 2 0 6 3 +3 Qualified to Third phase
2. Comercial de Campo Grande 5 4 2 1 1 7 6 +1
3. Fortaleza 5 4 2 1 1 5 4 +1
4. Rio Negro 3 4 1 1 2 4 6 -2
5. Moto Club 1 4 0 1 3 4 7 -3

Group 4Edit

Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1. Nacional-AM 7 4 2 2 0 6 3 +3 Qualified to Third phase
2. Atlético-PR 6 4 2 1 1 4 2 +2
3. Ceará 3 4 1 1 2 2 5 -3
4. América-MG 3 4 1 1 2 5 6 -1
5. Paysandu 3 4 1 1 2 5 6 -1

Group 5Edit

Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1. Portuguesa 12 5 4 1 0 14 2 +12 Qualified to Third phase
2. Santos 12 5 4 1 0 12 3 +9
3. Goiânia 5 5 2 1 2 4 4 0
4. Vitória 5 5 2 0 3 5 8 -3
5. Sergipe 3 5 1 0 4 4 10 -6
6. Campinense 1 5 0 1 4 5 17 -12

Group 6Edit

Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1. Náutico 13 5 4 1 0 12 2 +10 Qualified to Third phase
2. Bahia 9 5 3 2 0 7 2 +5
3. Desportiva 6 5 2 1 2 5 6 -1
4. Americano 5 5 2 0 3 4 7 -3
5. CEUB 4 5 1 1 3 4 8 -4
6. CSA 1 5 0 1 4 2 9 -7

Third phaseEdit

Group 1Edit

Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1. Fluminense 14 7 5 1 1 14 5 +9 Qualified to Semifinals
2. Cruzeiro 11 7 3 2 2 9 5 +4
3. América-RJ 10 7 3 3 1 8 6 +2
4. Palmeiras 10 7 3 1 3 10 8 +2
5. Corinthians 9 7 4 1 2 9 8 +1
6. Guarani 9 7 3 1 3 9 9 0
7. Botafogo 6 7 2 1 4 6 10 -4
8. Nacional-AM 0 7 0 0 7 1 17 -16

Group 2Edit

Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1. Santa Cruz 14 7 5 1 1 14 6 +8 Qualified to Semifinals
2. Internacional 12 7 4 2 1 9 3 +6
3. Flamengo 12 7 4 2 1 10 5 +5
4. São Paulo 8 7 2 3 2 8 7 +1
5. Portuguesa 8 7 2 3 2 8 10 -2
6. Sport 5 7 1 3 3 7 11 -4
7. Grêmio 5 7 1 3 3 5 7 -2
8. Náutico 1 7 0 1 6 4 16 -12

SemifinalsEdit

Fluminense  0 – 2  Internacional
Lula   33'
Paulo César   74'

Santa Cruz  2 – 3  Cruzeiro
Fumanchu   32',   73' Zé Carlos   43'
Palhinha   47',   90'
Attendance: 38,118

FinalsEdit

Internacional  1 – 0  Cruzeiro
Figueroa   56'
Attendance: 82,568

Final standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD BP Pts
1 Internacional 30 19 8 3 51 12 +39 12 58
2 Cruzeiro 29 15 10 4 39 15 +24 9 49
3 Fluminense 28 16 4 8 51 26 +25 12 48
4 Santa Cruz 29 13 10 6 42 27 +15 6 42
5 São Paulo 28 11 14 3 35 21 +14 5 41
6 Corinthians 27 13 9 5 29 17 +12 3 38
7 Flamengo 28 13 5 10 34 28 +6 7 38
8 América-RJ 27 11 9 7 35 27 +8 6 37
9 Palmeiras 27 9 11 7 32 27 +5 7 36
10 Guarani 27 8 12 7 29 25 +4 6 34
11 Sport 28 8 13 7 29 28 +1 3 32
12 Portuguesa 23 9 8 6 28 21 +7 4 30
13 Náutico 23 9 5 9 30 28 +2 6 29
14 Grêmio 28 6 13 9 32 30 +2 4 29
15 Botafogo 21 7 6 8 24 25 −1 3 23
16 Nacional-AM 21 3 8 10 14 34 −20 1 15
17 Goiás 21 6 11 4 24 22 +2 4 27
18 Remo 20 7 8 5 22 23 −1 3 25
19 Vasco da Gama 21 7 7 7 25 23 +2 3 24
20 Atlético Mineiro 20 6 9 5 24 24 0 3 24
21 Figueirense 21 5 10 6 25 25 0 2 22
22 Coritiba 20 6 6 8 19 20 −1 3 21
23 Tiradentes 20 6 5 9 17 23 −6 2 19
24 América de Natal 21 6 5 10 28 36 −8 2 19
25 Bahia 16 5 9 2 20 12 +8 3 22
26 Santos 16 6 4 6 20 18 +2 4 20
27 Fortaleza 14 5 6 3 13 11 +2 1 17
28 Goiânia 16 6 3 7 17 20 −3 1 16
29 Atlético Paranaense 14 5 3 6 22 21 +1 3 16
30 Comercial-MS 14 5 4 5 14 17 −3 1 15
31 Vitória 16 5 3 8 13 24 −11 2 15
32 CEUB 16 4 6 6 16 20 −4 1 15
33 CSA 16 5 3 8 12 19 −7 1 14
34 Ceará 14 4 3 7 8 15 −7 2 13
35 Desportiva Capixaba 16 4 4 8 15 26 −11 1 13
36 América Mineiro 14 2 8 4 11 15 −4 1 13
37 Paysandu 14 3 5 6 18 21 −3 1 12
38 Americano 16 5 0 11 12 24 −12 1 11
39 Rio Negro 14 2 6 6 9 18 −9 1 11
40 Sergipe 16 2 4 10 11 27 −16 1 9
41 Moto Club 14 1 3 10 13 36 −23 0 5
42 Campinense 16 0 4 12 13 44 −31 0 4

ReferencesEdit