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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

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

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 São Caetano 27 18 5 4 48 25 +23 59 Qualification for the quarter-finals
2 Atlético-PR 27 15 6 6 40 18 +22 51
3 Fluminense 27 14 9 4 44 29 +15 51
4 Atlético Mineiro 27 15 4 8 50 34 +16 49
5 Grêmio 27 14 5 8 39 29 +10 47
6 Ponte Preta 27 13 8 6 53 48 +5 47
7 São Paulo 27 13 7 7 48 34 +14 46
8 Bahia 27 13 6 8 43 38 +5 45
9 Internacional 27 12 4 11 38 40 −2 40 Intermediate zone
10 Goiás 27 12 3 12 38 32 +6 39
11 Vasco 27 10 9 8 57 36 +21 39
12 Palmeiras 27 12 2 13 39 48 −9 38
13 Portuguesa 27 11 4 12 31 33 −2 37
14 Paraná 27 11 3 13 35 37 −2 36
15 Santos 27 9 9 9 37 32 +5 36
16 Vitória 27 9 9 9 33 37 −4 36
17 Coritiba 27 9 8 10 31 32 −1 35
18 Corinthians 27 9 7 11 46 45 +1 34
19 Guarani 27 9 6 12 29 45 −16 33
20 Gama 27 8 9 10 40 34 +6 33
21 Cruzeiro 27 9 5 13 36 43 −7 32
22 Juventude 27 6 12 9 29 37 −8 30
23 Botafogo-RJ 27 8 5 14 41 51 −10 29
24 Flamengo 27 8 5 14 25 38 −13 29
25 Santa Cruz 27 7 6 14 31 50 −19 27 Relegation zone
26 Botafogo-SP 27 6 7 14 23 41 −18 25
27 América-MG 27 6 7 14 32 46 −14 25
28 Sport 27 5 4 18 24 46 −22 19

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 Paranaense4 – 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

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Atlético-PR 31 19 6 6 68 45 +23 63 Qualified to Copa Libertadores 2002
2 São Caetano 31 19 6 6 52 31 +21 63
3 Fluminense 29 15 9 5 49 34 +15 54 Eliminated in the Semi-finals
4 Atlético Mineiro 29 16 4 9 54 36 +18 52
5 Grêmio 28 14 5 9 39 32 +7 47 Eliminated in the Quarter-finals
6 Ponte Preta 28 13 8 7 55 51 +4 47
7 São Paulo 28 13 7 8 49 36 +13 46
8 Bahia 28 13 7 8 43 38 +5 46
9 Internacional 27 12 4 11 38 40 −2 40 Eliminated in the First Stage
10 Goiás 27 12 3 12 38 32 +6 39
11 Vasco 27 10 9 8 57 36 +21 39
12 Palmeiras 27 12 2 13 39 48 −9 38
13 Portuguesa 27 11 4 12 31 33 −2 37
14 Paraná 27 11 3 13 35 37 −2 36
15 Santos 27 9 9 9 37 32 +5 36
16 Vitória 27 9 9 9 33 37 −4 36
17 Coritiba 27 9 8 10 31 32 −1 35
18 Corinthians 27 9 7 11 46 45 +1 34
19 Guarani 27 9 6 12 29 45 −16 33
20 Gama 27 8 9 10 40 34 +6 33
21 Cruzeiro 27 9 5 13 36 43 −7 32
22 Juventude 27 6 12 9 29 37 −8 30
23 Botafogo-RJ 27 8 5 14 41 51 −10 29
24 Flamengo 27 8 5 14 25 38 −13 29
25 Santa Cruz 27 7 6 14 31 50 −19 27 Relegated to Série B 2002
26 Botafogo-SP 27 6 7 14 23 41 −18 25
27 América-MG 27 6 7 14 32 46 −14 25
28 Sport 27 5 4 18 24 46 −22 19

Top scorersEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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