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1997 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

The 1997 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A was the 41st edition of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Season1997
ChampionsVasco da Gama
3rd Campeonato Brasileiro title
3rd Brazilian title
RelegatedBahia
Criciúma
Fluminense
União São João
Copa Libertadores
de América
Cruzeiro (title holders)
Vasco da Gama
Grêmio (Copa do Brasil champion)
Matches played351
Goals scored969 (2.76 per match)
Top goalscorerEdmundo (29 goals)
1996
1998

It was competed for by 26 teams, and Vasco da Gama won the title.

Final standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Vasco da Gama 33 21 7 5 69 37 +32 70
2 Palmeiras 33 15 13 5 57 28 +29 58
3 Internacional 31 17 6 8 60 31 +29 57
4 Atlético Mineiro 31 16 5 10 48 42 +6 53
5 Flamengo 31 14 8 9 37 32 +5 50
6 Portuguesa 31 13 10 8 50 36 +14 49
7 Santos 31 14 6 11 48 43 +5 48
8 Juventude 31 11 11 9 30 31 −1 44
9 Vitória 25 9 9 7 44 40 +4 36
10 Botafogo 25 8 10 7 32 32 0 34
11 Sport 25 9 6 10 34 32 +2 33
12 São Paulo 25 8 9 8 41 32 +9 33
13 Paraná 25 8 8 9 30 30 0 32
14 Grêmio 25 7 10 8 34 47 −13 31
15 Coritiba 25 7 9 9 31 32 −1 30
16 América de Natal 25 7 9 9 31 40 −9 30
17 Corinthians 25 8 5 12 23 27 −4 29
18 Atlético Paranaense 25 9 6 10 37 41 −4 28[a]
19 Goiás 25 8 4 13 30 40 −10 28
20 Cruzeiro 25 6 10 9 30 35 −5 28
21 Guarani 25 6 10 9 36 43 −7 28
22 Bragantino 25 7 5 13 27 46 −19 26
23 Bahia (R) 25 6 8 11 39 49 −10 26
24 Criciúma (R) 25 6 7 12 27 35 −8 25
25 Fluminense (R) 25 4 10 11 26 41 −15 22
26 União São João (R) 25 2 9 14 18 47 −29 15
Source:[citation needed]
(R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ 5 points deducted[citation needed]

Second PhaseEdit

A GroupEdit

  1. Vasco 14
  2. Flamengo 8
  3. Juventude 7
  4. Portuguesa 4

B GroupEdit

  1. Palmeiras 16
  2. Santos 7
  3. Internacional 6
  4. Atlético Mineiro 6

FINALEdit

Palmeiras 0 x 0 Vasco (12.14.1997, São Paulo)

Vasco 0 x 0 Palmeiras (12.21.1997, Rio de Janeiro)

The Vasco da Gama had the advantage based in prior results.

Top scorersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1997 Série A Statistics". globoesporte.com. Globo Esporte. Retrieved 17 April 2010.[dead link]

External linksEdit