2001 Copa dos Campeões

The 2001 Copa dos Campeões was the second staging of the Brazilian football competition Copa dos Campeões. The competition began on June 26, 2001 and ended on July 11, 2001 with the final, held at the Almeidão in João Pessoa, in which Flamengo lifted the trophy for the first time in their history with an aggregate 7–6 victory over São Paulo. Palmeiras were the defending champions, but they did not qualify for this edition.

2001 Copa dos Campeões
CountryBrazil
Teams14
ChampionsFlamengo
Runners-upSão Paulo
Matches played20
Goals scored61 (3.05 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Brazil Luís Fabiano
2000
2002

Qualifying StageEdit

The qualifying stage was played by Goiás, Sport, and São Raimundo. The three teams played each other once and the best two qualified for the final stage of the competition.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Sport 0–0 São Raimundo
Goiás 3–3 Sport
São Raimundo 2–1 Goiás

São Raimundo and Sport qualified for the First Stage of the Copa dos Campeões 2001.

First stageEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Cruzeiro 6–1 São Raimundo 1–0 5–1
São Paulo 9–2 Sport 4–2 5–0
Flamengo 6–2 Bahia 4–2 2–0
Corinthias 0–3 Coritiba 0–1 0–2

First legEdit

23 June 2001 Cruzeiro 1–0 São Raimundo João Pessoa
18:30 EST Ricardinho   78' Stadium: Almeidão
Attendance: 23,268
Referee: Alfredo Loebling
23 June 2001 São Paulo 4–2 Sport Alagoas
18:30 EST Stadium: Estádio Rei Pelé
23 June 2001 Flamengo 4–2 Bahia João Pessoa
16:00 EST Reinaldo   7', 57'
Edilson   28' (pen.)
Rocha   17'
Marcos Vinicius   22', 68'
Carlinhos   90+3'
Stadium: Almeidão
Attendance: 38,268
27 October 2010 Corinthias 0–1 Coritiba Alagoas
20:00 CEST Stadium: Estádio Rei Pelé

Second legEdit

27 June 2001 Cruzeiro 5–1
(6–1 agg.)
São Raimundo Alagoas
20:00 CET Marcelo Ramos   5' (38)
Ricardinho   9'
Sorín   12'
Oséas   67'
Sidnei   28' Stadium: Estádio Rei Pelé
Attendance: 20,461
Referee: Paulo César de Oliveira
27 June 2001 Sport 0–5
(2–9 agg.)
São Paulo João Pessoa
19:15 Stadium: Almeidão
27 June 2001 Bahia 0–2
(2–6 agg.)
Flamengo Alagoas
21:45 Reinaldo   38', 44' Stadium: Estádio Rei Pelé
27 June 2001 Coritiba 2–0
(3–0 agg.)
Corinthias João Pessoa
21:45 Stadium: Almeidão

Semi-finalsEdit

The first leg matches were played on 30 June while the second legs were played on 4 July 2001.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Flamengo 3–0 Cruzeiro 0–0 3–0
Coritiba 1–6 São Paulo 0–2 1–4

First legEdit

30 June 2001 Flamengo 0–0 Cruzeiro Alagoas
16:00 Stadium: Estádio Rei Pelé
Attendance: 17,271

Second legEdit

4 July 2001 Cruzeiro 0–3
(0–3 agg.)
Flamengo João Pessoa
21:45 Petkovic   44'
Edílson   65'
Beto   89'
Stadium: Almeidão
Attendance: 31,723
4 July 2001 São Paulo 4–1
(6–1 agg.)
Coritiba Alagoas
21:45 Stadium: Estádio Rei Pelé

FinalEdit

First legEdit

São Paulo FC3–5Flamengo
Luís Fabiano   16', 71'
Rogério Pinheiro   59'
Edílson   14', 57'
Reinaldo   25'
Beto   36'
Rogério Pinheiro   79' (o.g)
Attendance: 17,271

Second legEdit

Flamengo2–3São Paulo FC
Juan   47'
Petković   58'
Kaká   39'
França   65' (pen.), 88'


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Flamengo
 
 
 
 
 
 
São Paulo
GK 1   Julio Cesar
RB 2   Alessandro
CB 3   Juan
CB 4   Carlos Gamarra
LB 6   Cássio
DM 5   Leandro Ávila   a'
DM 9   Rocha
AM 7   Beto (c)
AM 10   Dejan Petković
FW 8   Reinaldo   b'
FW 11   Edílson
Substitutes:
DM 15   Jorginho   a'
MF 16   Fábio Augusto   b'
Manager:
  Mário Zagallo
GK 1   Rogério Ceni (c)
RB 2   Belletti
CB 3   Rogério Pinheiro
CB 4   Jean
LB 6   Gustavo Nery
DM 5   Alexandre
DM 10   Douglas
MF 7   Fábio Simplício  
AM 8   Kaká
FW 11   Luis Fabiano   58'
FW 9   França
Substitutes:
AM 16   Júlio Baptista  
Manager:
  Nelsinho Baptista


Copa dos Campeões
2001 Winners
Flamengo
1st Title

ReferencesEdit

http://www.flamengo.com.br/flapedia/Flamengo_2x3_S%C3%A3o_Paulo_-_Final_da_Copa_dos_Campe%C3%B5es_de_2001

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