1976 in Brazilian football

The following article presents a summary of the 1976 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 75th season of competitive football in the country.

Football in Brazil
Season1976
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Campeonato Brasileiro Série AEdit

Semifinals

Home team Score Away team
Fluminense 1-1 (1-4 pen) Corinthians
Internacional 2-1 Atlético Mineiro

Final


Internacional2–0Corinthians

Internacional declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro champions.

State championship championsEdit

State Champion State Champion
Acre Juventus-AC Pará Paysandu
Alagoas CRB Paraíba Botafogo-PB
Amapá Ypiranga Paraná Coritiba
Amazonas Nacional Pernambuco Santa Cruz
Bahia Bahia Piauí Flamengo-PI
Ceará Ceará Rio de Janeiro Central
Distrito Federal Brasília Rio Grande do Norte ABC
Espírito Santo Vitória-ES Rio Grande do Sul Internacional
Goiás Goiás Rondônia Moto Clube
Guanabara Fluminense Roraima Atlético Roraima
Maranhão Sampaio Corrêa Santa Catarina Joinville
Mato Grosso Operário-CG São Paulo Palmeiras
Mato Grosso do Sul - Sergipe Confiança
Minas Gerais Atlético Mineiro Tocantins -

Youth competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Copa São Paulo de Juniores Atlético Mineiro

Other competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Taça Minas Gerais Atlético Mineiro
Torneio de Integração da Amazônia Rio Branco
Torneio José Américo de Almeida Filho Vitória

Brazilian clubs in international competitionsEdit

Team Copa Libertadores 1976 Intercontinental Cup 1976
Cruzeiro Champions
defeated
  River Plate
Runner-up
lost to
  Bayern Munich
Internacional Group stage
eliminated
finished second in the group
N/A

Brazil national teamEdit

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazil national football team in official competitions and friendly matches during 1976.

Date City Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
February 21, 1976   Brasília   Brasília Combined Team W 1-0 Flecha International Friendly (unofficial match)
February 25, 1976   Montevideo   Uruguay W 2-1 Nelinho, Zico Taça do Atlântico/Taça Rio Branco
February 27, 1976   Buenos Aires   Argentina W 2-1 Lula, Zico Taça do Atlântico/Roca Cup
April 7, 1976   Asunción   Paraguay D 1-1 Éneas Taça do Atlântico/Taça Oswaldo Cruz
April 28, 1976   Rio de Janeiro   Uruguay W 2-1 Rivelino, Zico Taça do Atlântico/Taça Rio Branco
May 19, 1976   Rio de Janeiro   Argentina W 2-0 Lula, Neca Taça do Atlântico/Roca Cup
May 23, 1976   Los Angeles   England W 1-0 Roberto Dinamite USA Bicentenary Cup
May 28, 1976   Seattle   NASL Combined Team W 2-0 Gil (2) USA Bicentenary Cup
May 31, 1976   New Haven   Italy W 4-1 Gil (2), Zico, Roberto Dinamite USA Bicentenary Cup
June 2, 1976   San Francisco   UNAM W 4-3 Gil, Zico, Roberto Dinamite (2) International Friendly (unofficial match)
June 4, 1976   Guadalajara   Mexico W 3-0 Roberto Dinamite (2), Gil International Friendly
June 9, 1976   Rio de Janeiro   Paraguay W 3-1 Roberto Dinamite (2), Zico Taça do Atlântico/Taça Oswaldo Cruz
October 6, 1976   Rio de Janeiro   Flamengo L 0-2 - International Friendly (unofficial match)
December 1, 1976   Rio de Janeiro   Soviet Union W 2-0 Falcão, Zico International Friendly

ReferencesEdit