2000 Campeonato Paulista

The 2000 Campeonato Paulista de Futebol Profissional da Primeira Divisão - Série A1 was the 99th season of São Paulo's top professional football league. São Paulo won the championship by the 20th time. América and Araçatuba were relegated.[1]

Campeonato Paulista - Série A1
Season2000
ChampionsSão Paulo
RelegatedAmérica
Araçatuba
Matches played170
Goals scored535 (3.15 per match)
Top goalscorerFrança (São Paulo) - 18 goals
Biggest home winMatonense 7-0 Araçatuba (February 6, 2000)
Biggest away winMogi Mirim 1-5 Portuguesa (April 23, 2000)
Highest scoringMogi Mirim 4-7 União São João (February 13, 2000)
1999
2001

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 all would qualify for the second phase, except for the team with the fewest points out of the twelve, which would be relegated to the second phase of second level of that year, and replaced by the team that won the first phase of the second level.

Group 1Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Ponte Preta 10 7 2 1 20 10 +10 23
2 Portuguesa 10 5 3 2 23 12 +11 18
3 Matonense 10 5 1 4 22 13 +9 16
4 Portuguesa Santista 10 3 4 3 15 15 0 13
5 Araçatuba 10 2 2 6 9 25 -16 6
6 Inter de Limeira 10 1 2 7 11 25 -14 5

Group 2Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Guarani 10 5 4 1 17 10 +7 19
2 União Barbarense 10 5 2 3 17 12 +5 17
3 União São João 10 5 1 4 18 15 +3 16
4 Rio Branco 10 4 3 3 16 10 +6 15
5 Mogi Mirim 10 3 2 5 17 20 -3 11
6 América 10 0 4 6 8 26 -18 4

Second phaseEdit

In the second phase, the 11 qualified teams were joined by Botafogo, winner of the first phase of the second level, and the four participants of the Rio-São Paulo tournament. The 16 teams were divided in four groups of four teams, with each team playing twice against the teams of its own group, and once against the teams of other group (3 against 5 and 4 against 6), with the two best teams in each group qualifying to the Quarterfinals and the team with the fewest points among all the 16 being relegated to the Second level of the following year.

Group 3Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 São Paulo 10 8 1 1 25 12 +13 25
2 Guarani 10 4 2 4 10 11 -1 14
3 União Barbarense 10 3 3 4 11 16 -5 12
4 Portuguesa Santista 10 3 1 6 12 14 -2 10

Group 4Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Corinthians 10 8 0 2 29 10 +19 24
2 Ponte Preta 10 4 3 3 14 13 +1 15
3 Matonense 10 3 5 2 15 12 +3 14
4 Araçatuba 10 1 1 8 7 27 -20 -16[2]

Group 5Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Palmeiras 10 6 2 2 19 14 +5 20
2 Rio Branco 10 4 1 5 19 22 -3 13
3 União São João 10 1 6 3 15 18 -3 9
4 Botafogo 10 2 2 6 9 13 -4 8

Group 6Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Portuguesa 10 4 5 1 18 13 +5 17
2 Santos 10 4 4 2 19 15 +4 16
3 Inter de Limeira 10 3 2 5 13 15 -2 11
4 Mogi Mirim 10 3 0 7 10 20 -10 9

QuarterfinalsEdit

Group 7Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Santos 6 4 1 1 9 5 +4 13
2 São Paulo 6 3 2 1 13 7 +6 11
3 Portuguesa 6 2 1 3 10 11 -1 7
4 Guarani 6 1 0 5 5 14 -9 3

Group 8Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Corinthians 6 3 3 0 16 10 +6 12
2 Palmeiras 6 3 2 1 14 11 +3 11
3 Ponte Preta 6 2 0 4 9 14 -5 6
4 Rio Branco 6 0 3 3 6 10 -4 3

SemifinalsEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Santos 2–3 São Paulo 0-1 2–2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "São Paulo 2000".
  2. ^ Araçatuba lost 20 points for fielding three ineligible players in four matches