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1998 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

The 1998 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A was the 42nd edition of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Season1998
ChampionsCorinthians
2nd Campeonato Brasileiro title
2nd Brazilian title
RelegatedAmérica-MG
Goiás
Bragantino
América-RN
Copa LibertadoresCorinthians
Vasco da Gama(title holders)
Palmeiras (Copa do Brasil champions)
Matches played297
Goals scored851 (2.87 per match)
Top goalscorerViola (21 goals)
1997
1999

OverviewEdit

It was performed by 24 teams, and Corinthians won the championship.

First phaseEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Corinthians 23 14 4 5 46 30 +16 46 Qualified to Quarterfinals
2 Palmeiras 23 14 3 6 46 32 +14 45
3 Coritiba 23 11 9 3 32 26 +6 42
4 Santos 23 11 8 4 46 29 +17 41
5 Sport Recife 23 12 4 7 34 22 +12 40
6 Portuguesa 23 11 7 5 44 34 +10 40
7 Cruzeiro 23 10 7 6 42 28 +14 37
8 Grêmio 23 10 6 7 32 30 +2 36
9 Atlético Mineiro 23 9 9 5 38 33 +5 36
10 Vasco da Gama 23 9 7 7 34 24 +10 34
11 Flamengo 23 9 6 8 37 34 +3 33
12 Internacional 23 9 5 9 25 25 0 32
13 Vitória 23 9 3 11 31 38 −7 30
14 Botafogo 23 7 8 8 35 37 −2 29
15 São Paulo 23 8 3 12 34 35 −1 27
16 Atlético-PR 23 7 6 10 32 32 0 27
17 Ponte Preta 23 7 5 11 25 34 −9 26
18 Juventude 23 6 8 9 24 32 −8 26
19 Guarani 23 6 7 10 34 39 −5 25
20 Paraná 23 7 3 13 25 41 −16 24
21 América-MG 23 6 5 12 26 39 −13 23 Relegated to 1999 Série B
22 Goiás 23 5 7 11 29 37 −8 22
23 Bragantino 23 5 6 12 20 37 −17 21
24 América-RN 23 3 6 14 24 47 −23 15

QuarterfinalsEdit

Teams Scores
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg Agg.
Cruzeiro   6:3   Palmeiras 2:1 1:2 3:2 6:5
Portuguesa   5:2   Coritiba 3:1 0:0 2:2 5:3
Sport   3:6   Santos 3:1 1:2 0:3 4:6
Grêmio   3:6   Corinthians 0:1 2:0 0:1 2:2

SemifinalsEdit

Teams Scores
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg Agg.
Cruzeiro   6:3   Portuguesa 3:1 1:2 1:0 5:3
Santos   4:4   Corinthians 2:1 0:2 1:1 3:4

FinalsEdit

First legEdit

Cruzeiro  2 – 2  Corinthians
Valdo   2'
Müller   43'
Dinei   53'
Marcelinho Carioca   56'

Second legEdit

Corinthians  1 – 1  Cruzeiro
Marcelinho Carioca   58' Marcelo Ramos   69'
Attendance: 50,187

ReplayEdit

Corinthians  2 – 0  Cruzeiro
Edílson   70'
Marcelinho Carioca   80'
Attendance: 57,230

Final standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Corinthians 32 18 7 7 57 38 +19 61 Qualified to 2000 FIFA Club World Championship[a]
2 Cruzeiro 32 14 9 9 56 41 +15 51
3 Santos 29 14 9 6 55 37 +18 51
4 Portuguesa 29 13 9 7 52 42 +10 48
5 Palmeiras 26 15 3 8 51 38 +13 48 Qualified to 1999 Copa Libertadores[b]
6 Coritiba 26 11 11 4 35 31 +4 44
7 Sport 26 13 4 9 38 28 +10 43
8 Grêmio 26 11 6 9 34 32 +2 39
9 Atlético Mineiro 23 9 9 5 38 33 +5 36
10 Vasco da Gama 23 9 7 7 34 24 +10 34 Qualified to 1999 Copa Libertadores[c]
11 Flamengo 23 9 6 8 37 34 +3 33
12 Internacional 23 9 5 9 25 25 0 32
13 Vitória 23 9 3 11 31 38 −7 30
14 Botafogo 23 7 8 8 35 37 −2 29
15 São Paulo 23 8 3 12 34 35 −1 27
16 Atlético-PR 23 7 6 10 32 32 0 27
17 Ponte Preta 23 7 5 11 25 34 −9 26
18 Juventude 23 6 8 9 24 32 −8 26
19 Guarani 23 6 7 10 34 39 −5 25
20 Paraná 23 7 3 13 25 41 −16 24
21 América-MG 23 6 5 12 26 39 −13 23 Relegated to 1999 Série B
22 Goiás 23 5 7 11 29 37 −8 22
23 Bragantino 23 5 6 12 20 37 −17 21
24 América-RN 23 3 6 14 24 47 −23 15
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:

Top scorersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1998 Série A Statistics". globoesporte.com. Globo Esporte. Retrieved 17 April 2010.