1981 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

The 1981 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, (officially the 1981 Taça de Ouro) was the 25th edition of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Season1981
ChampionsGrêmio
1st Campeonato Brasileiro title
1st Brazilian title
Copa Libertadores
de América
Flamengo (title holders)
Grêmio
São Paulo
Matches played306
Goals scored754 (2.46 per match)
Top goalscorerNunes (Flamengo) - 16 goals
Biggest home winFlamengo 8-0 Fortaleza (February 4, 1981)
Biggest away winDesportiva 0-4 Botafogo (January 18, 1981)
Mixto 0-4 Atlético Mineiro (February 21, 1981)
Itabaiana 1-5 Cruzeiro (February 21, 1981)
Paysandu 0-4 Fluminense (March 15, 1981)
Fortaleza 0-4 Grêmio (March 28, 1981)
Highest scoringFlamengo 8-0 Fortaleza (February 4, 1981)
Average attendance17,545
1980
1982

OverviewEdit

It was performed by 44 teams, and Grêmio won the championship. Teams were selected by record on previous state championship

Teams and locationsEdit

State Team Qualification method
  São Paulo
7 berths
São Paulo 1980 Campeonato Paulista Champion
Santos 1980 Campeonato Paulista runners
Ponte Preta 1980 Campeonato Paulista 3rd
Corinthians 1980 Campeonato Paulista 4th
Portuguesa 1980 Campeonato Paulista 5th
Internacional 1980 Campeonato Paulista 6th
Palmeiras1 Promoted from 1981 Taça de Prata
  Rio de Janeiro
5 berths
Fluminense 1980 Campeonato Carioca Champion
Vasco da Gama 1980 Campeonato Carioca runners
Flamengo 1980 Campeonato Carioca 3rd
Bangu 1980 Campeonato Carioca 4th
Botafogo 1980 Campeonato Carioca 5th
  Rio Grande do Sul
2 berths
Grêmio 1980 Campeonato Gaucho Champion
Internacional 1980 Campeonato Gaucho runners
  Bahia
3 berths
Vitória 1980 Campeonato Baiano Champion
Galícia 1980 Campeonato Baiano runners-up
Bahia1 Promoted from 1981 Taça de Prata
  Ceará
2 berths
Fortaleza 1980 Campeonato Cearense champions
Ferroviário Atlético Clube 1980 Campeonato Cearense runners-up
  Goiás
2 berths
Vila Nova 1980 Campeonato Goiano Champion
Goiás 1980 Campeonato Goiano runners-up
  Minas Gerais
3 berths
Atlético Mineiro 1980 Campeonato Mineiro Champion
Cruzeiro 1980 Campeonato Mineiro runners-up
Uberaba1 Promoted from 1981 Taça de Prata
  Paraná
2+1 berths
Londrina 1980 Taça de Prata
Colorado 1980 Campeonato Paranaense Champion
Pinheiros
  Pernambuco
3 berths
Santa Cruz 1980 Campeonato Pernambucano champions
Sport Recife 1980 Campeonato Pernambucano runners-up
Náutico1 Promoted from 1981 Taça de Prata
  Alagoas
2 berths
CSA 1980 Taça de Prata
CRB State championship runners-up
  Amazonas Nacional 1980 state champions
  Distrito Federal Brasília 1980 state champions
  Espírito Santo Desportiva 1980 state champions
  Maranhão Sampaio Corrêa 1980 state champions
  Mato Grosso Mixto 1980 state champions
  Mato Grosso do Sul
1berth
Operário 1980 state champions
  Pará Paysandu 1980 state champions
  Paraíba Campinense 1980 state champions
  Piauí Ríver 1980 state champion
  Rio Grande do Norte América de Natal 1980 state champion
  Santa Catarina Joinville 1980 state champion
  Sergipe Itabaiana 1980 state champion

1 Entered directly on second phase.

First phaseEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Vasco da Gama (A) 9 6 1 2 24 9 +15 13
2   Ponte Preta (A) 9 5 2 2 16 12 +4 12
3   Colorado (A) 9 4 4 1 8 4 +4 12
4   Bangu (A) 9 4 3 2 18 9 +9 11
5   Internacional (A) 9 3 4 2 8 8 0 10
6   Internacional de Limeira (A) 9 3 3 3 7 11 −4 9
7   Vitória (A) 9 3 2 4 10 12 −2 8
8   Joinville 9 2 2 5 5 11 −6 6
9   Vila Nova 9 2 1 6 8 16 −8 5
10   Londrina 9 2 0 7 5 17 −12 4
Source:[citation needed]
(A) Advanced to second phase

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Portuguesa (A) 9 6 2 1 13 7 +6 14
2   Operário-MS (A) 9 5 1 3 11 8 +3 11
3   Goiás (A) 9 4 3 2 10 6 +4 11
4   Grêmio (A) 9 4 2 3 11 9 +2 10
5   Corinthians (A) 9 4 2 3 10 8 +2 10
6   Galícia (A) 9 4 1 4 10 10 0 9
7   Botafogo (A) 9 4 1 4 15 12 +3 9
8   Pinheiros 9 1 6 2 9 11 −2 8
9   Brasília 9 2 2 5 10 15 −5 6
10   Desportiva 9 0 2 7 4 17 −13 2
Source:[citation needed]
(A) Advanced to second phase

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   São Paulo (A) 9 4 5 0 13 5 +8 13
2   Sport (A) 9 4 4 1 10 8 +2 12
3   Ferroviário-CE (A) 9 4 3 2 14 11 +3 11
4   Fluminense (A) 9 4 1 4 16 15 +1 9
5   Atlético Mineiro (A) 9 3 3 3 13 8 +5 9
6   Mixto (A) 9 3 2 4 11 15 −4 8
7   CSA (A) 9 3 2 4 9 15 −6 8
8   América-RN 9 3 2 4 16 17 −1 8
9   Campinense 9 2 2 5 10 11 −1 6
10   River 9 2 2 5 7 14 −7 6
Source:[citation needed]
(A) Advanced to second phase

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Santos (A) 9 6 3 0 19 4 +15 15
2   Flamengo (A) 9 5 3 1 18 7 +11 13
3   Santa Cruz (A) 9 4 4 1 16 9 +7 12
4   Nacional-AM (A) 9 4 3 2 7 6 +1 11
5   Cruzeiro (A) 9 4 3 2 11 7 +4 11
6   Paysandu (A) 9 3 2 4 12 12 0 8
7   Fortaleza (A) 9 2 3 4 9 16 −7 7
8   CRB 9 2 2 5 11 16 −5 6
9   Sampaio Corrêa 9 1 3 5 4 15 −11 5
10   Itabaiana 9 1 0 8 4 19 −15 2
Source: FutebolNacional.com[1]
(A) Advanced to second phase

Second phaseEdit

Group EEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Vasco da Gama (A) 6 4 2 0 13 5 +8 10
2   CSA (A) 6 3 2 1 13 5 +8 8
3   Nacional-AM 6 2 0 4 7 11 −4 4
4   Galícia 6 1 0 5 5 17 −12 2
Source:[citation needed]
(A) Advanced to round of 16

Group FEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Ponte Preta (A) 6 3 3 0 10 6 +4 9
2   Bahia (A) 6 3 1 2 10 6 +4 7
3   Santa Cruz 6 3 1 2 12 10 +2 7
4   Corinthians 6 0 1 5 4 14 −10 1
Source:[citation needed]
(A) Advanced to round of 16

Group GEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Vitória (A) 6 3 2 1 6 4 +2 8
2   Fluminense (A) 6 2 3 1 12 6 +6 7
3   Portuguesa 6 1 4 1 6 6 0 6
4   Paysandu 6 0 3 3 3 11 −8 3
Source:[citation needed]
(A) Advanced to round of 16

Group HEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Operário-MS (A) 6 5 0 1 16 5 +11 10
2   Náutico (A) 6 4 0 2 11 5 +6 8
3   Cruzeiro 6 3 0 3 9 13 −4 6
4   Ferroviário-CE 6 0 0 6 3 16 −13 0
Source:[citation needed]
(A) Advanced to round of 16

Group IEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   São Paulo (A) 6 4 1 1 8 3 +5 9
2   Grêmio (A) 6 4 0 2 9 6 +3 8
3   Internacional de Limeira 6 2 2 2 12 7 +5 6
4   Fortaleza 6 0 1 5 2 15 −13 1
Source:[citation needed]
(A) Advanced to round of 16

Group JEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Internacional (A) 6 3 3 0 10 2 +8 9
2   Sport (A) 6 2 3 1 9 4 +5 7
3   Palmeiras 6 3 0 3 7 11 −4 6
4   Goiás 6 0 2 4 1 10 −9 2
Source:[citation needed]
(A) Advanced to round of 16

Group KEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Botafogo (A) 6 3 3 0 10 4 +6 9
2   Santos (A) 6 2 3 1 7 4 +3 7
3   Bangu 6 2 1 3 6 10 −4 5
4   Mixto 6 0 3 3 4 9 −5 3
Source:[citation needed]
(A) Advanced to round of 16

Group LEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Flamengo (A) 6 3 2 1 9 9 0 8
2   Atlético Mineiro (A) 6 2 3 1 8 5 +3 7
3   Colorado 6 1 3 2 8 7 +1 5
4   Uberaba 6 0 4 2 5 9 −4 4
Source: FutebolNacional.com[2]
(A) Advanced to round of 16

Round of 16Edit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Fluminense 3–4 Vasco da Gama 0–2 3–2
Náutico 1-2 Ponte Preta 0–0 1-2
Vitória 2–3 Grêmio 2–1 0–2
Sport 1-3 Operário-MS 0-0 1-3
Bahia 0-2 Flamengo 0-0 0-2
CSA 0-2 Botafogo 0–0 0-2
Atlético Mineiro 1-2 Internacional 0-1 1-1
Santos 1-4 São Paulo 0–2 1-2

QuarterfinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Vasco da Gama 0–0 Ponte Preta[a] 0–0 0–0
Grêmio 3–0 Operário-MS 2–0 1–0
Flamengo 1–3 Botafogo 0–0 1–3
Internacional 0–3 São Paulo 0–1 0–2
  1. ^ Ponte Preta qualified due to scoring more points in the Round of 16.

SemifinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Ponte Preta 3–3 Grêmio[a] 2–3 1–0
Botafogo 3–3 São Paulo[b] 1–0 2–3
  1. ^ Grêmio qualified due to scoring more points in the quarterfinals
  2. ^ São Paulo qualified due to scoring more points in the quarterfinals

FinalsEdit

First legEdit

Grêmio  2 – 1  São Paulo
Paulo Isidoro   55',   69' Serginho Chulapa   39'

Second legEdit

São Paulo  0 – 1  Grêmio
Baltazar   65'
Attendance: 95,106

Final standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Grêmio 23 14 2 7 32 21 +11 30
2 São Paulo 23 13 6 4 32 15 +17 32
3 Ponte Preta 21 10 8 3 31 22 +9 28
4 Botafogo 21 10 6 5 33 20 +13 26
5 Vasco da Gama 19 11 5 3 41 17 +24 27
6 Flamengo 19 9 7 3 30 19 +11 25
7 Operário-MS 19 11 2 6 30 17 +13 24
8 Internacional 19 7 8 4 20 14 +6 22
9 Santos 17 8 6 3 27 12 +15 22
10 Sport 17 6 8 3 20 15 +5 20
11 Fluminense 17 7 4 6 31 25 +6 18
12 Vitória 17 7 4 6 18 19 −1 18
13 CSA 17 6 5 6 22 22 0 17
14 Atlético Mineiro 17 5 7 5 22 15 +7 17
15 Náutico 8 4 1 3 12 7 +5 9
16 Bahia 8 3 2 3 10 8 +2 8
17 Portuguesa 15 7 6 2 19 13 +6 20
18 Santa Cruz 15 7 5 3 28 19 +9 19
19 Cruzeiro 15 7 3 5 20 20 0 17
20 Colorado 15 5 7 3 16 11 +5 17
21 Bangu 15 6 4 5 24 19 +5 16
22 Nacional 15 6 3 6 14 17 −3 15
23 Internacional-SP 15 5 5 5 19 18 +1 15
24 Goiás 15 4 5 6 11 16 −5 13
25 Galícia 15 5 1 9 15 27 −12 11
26 Corinthians 15 4 3 8 14 22 −8 11
27 Ferroviário 15 4 3 8 17 27 −10 11
28 Paysandu 15 3 5 7 15 23 −8 11
29 Mixto 15 3 5 7 15 24 −9 11
30 Fortaleza 15 2 4 9 11 31 −20 8
31 Palmeiras 6 3 0 3 7 11 −4 6
32 Uberaba 6 0 4 2 5 9 −4 4
33 América-RN 9 3 2 4 16 17 −1 8
34 Pinheiros 9 1 6 2 9 11 −2 8
35 Campinense 9 2 2 5 10 11 −1 6
36 CRB 9 2 2 5 11 16 −5 6
37 Brasília 9 2 2 5 10 15 −5 6
38 Joinville 9 2 2 5 5 11 −6 6
39 River 9 2 2 5 7 14 −7 6
40 Vila Nova-GO 9 2 1 6 8 16 −8 5
41 Sampaio Corrêa 9 1 3 5 4 15 −11 5
42 Londrina 9 2 0 7 5 17 −12 4
43 Itabaiana 9 1 0 8 4 19 −15 2
44 Desportiva Capixaba 9 0 2 7 4 17 −13 2
Source: rsssf.com

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brazilian Championship 1981". FutebolNacional.com (in Brazilian Portuguese). 2013-12-14. Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  2. ^ "Brazilian Championship 1981". FutebolNacional.com (in Brazilian Portuguese). 2013-12-14. Retrieved 2019-02-12.

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