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2001 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

The 2001 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, known as Brasileirão TAM 2001 by sponsor reasons was the 45th edition of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. It Began on August 1, 2001, and reached its end on December 23, 2001. The competition was won by Atlético Paranaense.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Season2001
ChampionsAtlético Paranaense
1st Campeonato Brasileiro title
1st Brazilian title
RelegatedSanta Cruz
Botafogo-SP
América-MG
Sport
Copa LibertadoresAtlético Paranaense
São Caetano
Grêmio (by winning the 2001 Copa do Brasil)
Flamengo (by winning the 2001 Copa dos Campeões)
Matches played386
Goals scored1,105 (2.86 per match)
Top goalscorerRomário (21 goals)
2000
2002

Contents

FormatEdit

The 28 teams played against each other once. The eight best placed teams qualified to the quarter-finals, in which the eight-placed team played against the first-placed team, the seventh-placed team played against the second-placed team, the sixth-placed team played against the third-placed team, and the fifth-placed team played against the fourth-placed team. The quarter-finals and the semi-finals were played over one leg while the finals were played over two legs. The four worst teams in the first stage were relegated to the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B of the following year.

First Stage standingsEdit

First Stage Final Standings
Club P G W D L GF GA GD
1 São Caetano 59 27 18 5 4 48 25 23
2 Atlético-PR 51 27 15 6 6 40 18 22
3 Fluminense 51 27 14 9 4 44 29 15
4 Atlético Mineiro 49 27 15 4 8 50 34 16
5 Grêmio 47 27 14 5 8 39 29 10
6 Ponte Preta 47 27 13 8 6 53 48 5
7 São Paulo 46 27 13 7 7 48 34 14
8 Bahia 45 27 13 6 8 43 38 5
9 Internacional 40 27 12 4 11 38 40 -2
10 Goiás 39 27 12 3 12 38 32 6
11 Vasco 39 27 10 9 8 57 36 21
12 Palmeiras 38 27 12 2 13 39 48 -9
13 Portuguesa 37 27 11 4 12 31 33 -2
14 Paraná 36 27 11 3 13 35 37 -2
15 Santos 36 27 9 9 9 37 32 5
16 Vitória 36 27 9 9 9 33 37 -4
17 Coritiba 35 27 9 8 10 31 32 -1
18 Corinthians 34 27 9 7 11 46 45 1
19 Guarani 33 27 9 6 12 29 45 -16
20 Gama 33 27 8 9 10 40 34 6
21 Cruzeiro 32 27 9 5 13 36 43 -7
22 Juventude 30 27 6 12 9 29 37 -8
23 Botafogo-RJ 29 27 8 5 14 41 51 -10
24 Flamengo 29 27 8 5 14 25 38 -13
25 Santa Cruz 27 27 7 6 14 31 50 -19
26 Botafogo-SP 25 27 6 7 14 23 41 -18
27 América-MG 25 27 6 7 14 32 46 -14
28 Sport 19 27 5 4 18 24 46 -22
P - points earned; G - matches played; W - wins; D - draws; L - losses;
GF - goals scored; GA - goals conceded; GD - goal difference
Zone of qualification for the quarter-finals
Intermediate Zone
Relegation zone

Final stageEdit

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                             
1 São Caetano 0  
8 Bahia 0  
  São Caetano 2  
  Atlético Mineiro 1  
4 Atlético Mineiro 3
5 Grêmio 0  
  São Caetano 2 0  
  Atlético-PR 4 1  
3 Fluminense 3  
6 Ponte Preta 2  
  Fluminense 2
  Atlético-PR 3  
2 Atlético-PR 2
7 São Paulo 1  

FinalsEdit

Atlético-PR4 – 2São Caetano
Ilan   4'
Alex Mineiro   55',   80' (pen.),   90+2'
Mancini   31'
Marcos Paulo   53'

Atlético-PR: Flávio; Rogério Corrêa, Nem and Gustavo; Alessandro, Cocito, Adriano, Kléberson and Fabiano (Igor); Ilan (Souza) and Alex Mineiro. Head coach: Geninho.

São Caetano: Sílvio Luiz; Mancini, Daniel, Dininho and Marcos Paulo; Simão, Serginho, Adãozinho and Esquerdinha; Anaílson (Müller) and Magrão. Head coach: Jair Picerni.


São Caetano: Sílvio Luiz; Mancini, Daniel, Dininho and Marcos Paulo (Müller); Simão, Serginho (Bechara), Adãozinho and Esquerdinha (Marlon); Anaílson and Magrão. Head coach: Jair Picerni.

Atlético-PR: Flávio; Nem, Gustavo and Rogério Corrêa (Igor); Alessandro, Cocito (Pires), Adriano, Kléberson and Fabiano; Kléber (Souza) and Alex Mineiro. Head coach: Geninho.


Final standingsEdit

Final Standings
Club P G W D L GF GA GD
1 Atlético-PR 63 31 19 6 6 68 45 23
2 São Caetano 63 31 19 6 6 52 31 21
3 Fluminense 54 29 15 9 5 49 34 15
4 Atlético Mineiro 52 29 16 4 9 54 36 18
5 Grêmio 47 28 14 5 9 39 32 7
6 Ponte Preta 47 28 13 8 7 55 51 4
7 São Paulo 46 28 13 7 8 49 36 13
8 Bahia 46 28 13 7 8 43 38 5
9 Internacional 40 27 12 4 11 38 40 -2
10 Goiás 39 27 12 3 12 38 32 6
11 Vasco 39 27 10 9 8 57 36 21
12 Palmeiras 38 27 12 2 13 39 48 -9
13 Portuguesa 37 27 11 4 12 31 33 -2
14 Paraná 36 27 11 3 13 35 37 -2
15 Santos 36 27 9 9 9 37 32 5
16 Vitória 36 27 9 9 9 33 37 -4
17 Coritiba 35 27 9 8 10 31 32 -1
18 Corinthians 34 27 9 7 11 46 45 1
19 Guarani 33 27 9 6 12 29 45 -16
20 Gama 33 27 8 9 10 40 34 6
21 Cruzeiro 32 27 9 5 13 36 43 -7
22 Juventude 30 27 6 12 9 29 37 -8
23 Botafogo-RJ 29 27 8 5 14 41 51 -10
24 Flamengo 29 27 8 5 14 25 38 -13
25 Santa Cruz 27 27 7 6 14 31 50 -19
26 Botafogo-SP 25 27 6 7 14 23 41 -18
27 América-MG 25 27 6 7 14 32 46 -14
28 Sport 19 27 5 4 18 24 46 -22
P - points earned; G - matches played; W - wins; D - draws; L - losses;
GF - goals scored; GA - goals conceded; GD - goal difference
Champions and runners-up, and qualified to Copa Libertadores 2002
Eliminated in the Semi-finals
Eliminated in the Quarter-finals
Eliminated in the First Stage
Relegated to Série B 2002

Top scorersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2001 Série A Statistics". globoesporte.com. Globo Esporte. Retrieved 17 April 2010.

External linksEdit