1996 Campeonato Paulista

The 1996 Campeonato Paulista de Futebol Profissional da Primeira Divisão - Série A1 was the 95th season of São Paulo's top professional football league. Palmeiras won the championship by the 21st time. Ferroviária, Novorizontino and XV de Jaú were relegated.[1]

Campeonato Paulista - Série A1
Season1996
ChampionsPalmeiras
RelegatedFerroviária
Novorizontino
XV de Jaú
Matches played240
Goals scored734 (3.06 per match)
Top goalscorerGiovanni (Santos) - 24 goals
Biggest home winPalmeiras 6–0 América (March 21, 1996)
Mogi Mirim 6–0 XV de Jaú (May 1, 1996)
Biggest away winBotafogo 0–8 Palmeiras (March 16, 1996)
Highest scoringUnião São João 2–8 Santos (April 6, 1996)
1995
1997

ChampionshipEdit

The championship was disputed in a double round-robin format, with the winners of the first and second rounds of the championship qualifying to the finals; In case that the same team won both rounds, it would automatically win the title.[2]

First roundEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Palmeiras 15 14 1 0 61 8 +53 43 Qualified to finals
2 Portuguesa 15 11 3 1 33 13 +20 36
3 Mogi Mirim 15 10 2 3 20 13 +7 32
4 Corinthians 15 8 4 3 37 17 +20 28
5 São Paulo 15 7 4 4 26 21 +5 25
6 União São João 15 6 5 4 25 19 +6 23
7 América 15 6 3 6 23 30 −7 21
8 Santos 15 6 2 7 24 27 −3 20
9 Araçatuba 15 5 3 7 15 24 −9 18
10 Rio Branco 15 5 2 8 20 24 −4 17
11 Juventus 15 4 3 8 12 22 −10 15
12 Novorizontino 15 3 6 6 17 27 −10 15
13 XV de Jaú 15 3 3 9 17 33 −16 12
14 Botafogo 15 3 3 9 20 39 −19 12
15 Guarani 15 2 3 10 10 28 −18 9
16 Ferroviária 15 1 5 9 13 28 −15 8
Updated to match(es) played on 30 March 1996. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) wins; 3) goal difference; 4) number of goals scored.

Second roundEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Palmeiras 15 13 1 1 41 11 +30 40 Qualified to finals
2 Santos 15 10 1 4 45 27 +18 31
3 São Paulo 15 9 3 3 28 14 +14 30
4 Botafogo 15 9 2 4 24 21 +3 29
5 Guarani 15 7 4 4 17 14 +3 25
6 Corinthians 15 6 6 3 21 14 +7 24
7 Araçatuba 15 6 3 6 25 28 −3 21
8 Rio Branco 15 5 5 5 22 25 −3 20
9 Juventus 15 3 9 3 23 24 −1 18
10 América 15 4 5 6 16 21 −5 17
11 Portuguesa 15 3 8 4 20 17 +3 17
12 Mogi Mirim 15 3 4 8 22 21 +1 13
13 Novorizontino 15 3 4 8 19 28 −9 13
14 XV de Jaú 15 3 3 9 13 26 −13 12
15 União São João 15 1 8 6 11 27 −16 11
16 Ferroviária 15 0 4 11 14 43 −29 4
Updated to match(es) played on 10 June 1996. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) wins; 3) goal difference; 4) number of goals scored.

Final standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Palmeiras 30 27 2 1 102 19 +83 83 Champions
2 São Paulo 30 16 7 7 54 35 +19 55
3 Portuguesa 30 14 11 5 53 30 +23 53
4 Corinthians 30 14 10 6 58 31 +27 52
5 Santos 30 16 3 11 69 54 +15 51
6 Mogi Mirim 30 13 6 11 42 34 +8 45
7 Botafogo 30 12 5 13 44 60 −16 41
8 Araçatuba 30 11 6 13 40 52 −12 39
9 América 30 10 8 12 39 51 −12 38
10 Rio Branco 30 10 7 13 42 49 −7 37
11 Guarani 30 9 7 14 27 42 −15 34
12 União São João 30 7 13 10 36 46 −10 34
13 Juventus 30 7 12 11 35 46 −11 33
14 Novorizontino 30 6 10 14 36 55 −19 28 Relegated
15 XV de Jaú 30 6 6 18 30 59 −29 24
16 Ferroviária 30 1 9 20 27 71 −44 12
Updated to match(es) played on 10 June 1996. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) wins; 3) goal difference; 4) number of goals scored.

Top ScoresEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Giovanni Santos 24
2 Luizao Palmeiras 22
3 Marcelinho Corinthians 19
4 Rivaldo Palmeiras 18
5 Valdir São Paulo 17
6 Muller Palmeiras 15
Djalminha
Tiba Portuguesa
9 Edmundo Corinthians 13
10 Adriano Gerlin América 12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Championship of Sao Paulo 1996". rsssfbrasil.com. Retrieved 2019-03-12.
  2. ^ "Campeonato Paulista 1996". futebolnacional.com.br. Archived from the original on 2019-12-13. Retrieved 2019-03-12.