1999 Campeonato Paulista

The 1999 Campeonato Paulista de Futebol Profissional da Primeira Divisão - Série A1 was the 98th season of São Paulo's top professional football league. Corinthians won the championship by the 23rd time. Ituano and São José were relegated.[1]

Campeonato Paulista - Série A1
Season1999
ChampionsCorinthians
RelegatedItuano
São José
Matches played162
Goals scored555 (3.43 per match)
Top goalscorerAlex (Mogi Mirim) - 12 goals
Biggest home winRio Branco 7-1 Mogi Mirim (March 24, 1999)
Biggest away winPortuguesa Santista 0-5 Guarani (February 3, 1999)
Portuguesa Santista 1-6 Santos (May 5, 1999)
Highest scoringMatonense 5-4 União São João (February 21, 1999)
1998
2000

ChampionshipEdit

First phaseEdit

The first phase was disputed by all the teams of the championship, save for Corinthians, Palmeiras, Santos and São Paulo, which would dispute the Rio-São Paulo tournament at the time and would only enter in the second phase. The teams would be divided in two groups of six teams, and the four best teams in each group would qualify for the second phase, with the others going to the relegation group.

Group 1Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Portuguesa (A) 10 7 1 2 20 10 +10 22 Qualified to Second phase
2 União Barbarense (A) 10 6 2 2 20 10 +10 20
3 Rio Branco (A) 10 5 1 4 19 13 +6 16
4 Inter de Limeira (A) 10 3 2 5 10 17 −7 11
5 São José (E) 10 2 5 3 7 13 −6 11 Relegation Playoffs
6 Ituano (E) 10 1 2 7 8 21 −13 5
Updated to match(es) played on 20 June 1999. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(A) Advance to a further round; (E) Eliminated

Group 2Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Mogi Mirim (A) 10 5 3 2 20 14 +6 18 Qualified to Second phase
2 Matonense (A) 10 5 1 4 21 23 −2 16
3 Guarani (A) 10 4 4 2 19 12 +7 16
4 Portuguesa Santista (A) 10 4 1 5 16 19 −3 13
5 Araçatuba (E) 10 3 3 4 18 19 −1 12 Relegation Playoffs
6 União São João (E) 10 2 2 6 17 24 −7 8
Updated to match(es) played on 20 June 1999. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(A) Advance to a further round; (E) Eliminated

Relegation playoffsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 União São João 6 4 0 2 12 8 +4 12
2 Araçatuba 6 4 0 2 9 6 +3 12
3 Ituano (R) 6 3 1 2 9 6 +3 10 Relegated
4 São José (R) 6 0 1 5 4 15 −11 1
Updated to match(es) played on 20 June 1999. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(R) Relegated

Second phaseEdit

In the second phase, the 8 qualified teams were joined by the four participants of the Rio-São Paulo tournament. The 12 teams were divided in two groups of six teams, with each team playing twice against the teams of its own group, and once against the teams of the other group, with the two best teams in each group qualifying to the Semifinals.

Group 3Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 São Paulo 16 12 3 1 46 18 +28 39
2 Palmeiras 16 9 5 2 32 22 +10 32
3 Portuguesa 16 9 3 4 29 25 +4 30
4 Rio Branco 16 6 1 9 36 31 +5 19
5 Inter de Limeira 16 5 4 7 27 36 -9 19
6 Matonense 16 5 2 9 25 32 -7 17

Group 4Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Santos 16 9 4 3 37 22 +15 31
2 Corinthians 16 8 2 6 31 27 +4 26
3 União Barbarense 16 6 3 7 29 26 +3 21
4 Mogi Mirim 16 4 5 7 18 32 -14 17
5 Guarani 16 3 3 10 21 32 -11 12
6 Portuguesa Santista 16 1 3 12 11 39 -28 6

SemifinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Palmeiras[2] 3–3 Santos 2-1 1–2
Corinthians 5–1 São Paulo 4-0 1-1

FinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Corinthians 5–2 Palmeiras 3-0 2–2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Championship of Sao Paulo 1999".
  2. ^ Palmeiras qualified for having a better season record