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The Copa do Brasil 2003 was the 15th staging of the Copa do Brasil.

2003 Copa do Brasil
Copa do Brasil 2003
Country Brazil
DatesFebruary 2 - June 11
Teams65
ChampionsCruzeiro (MG)
Runners-upFlamengo (RJ)
Matches played118
Goals scored347 (2.94 per match)
2002
2004

The competition started on February 2, 2003 and concluded on June 11, 2003 with the second leg of the final, held at the Mineirão Stadium in Belo Horizonte, in which Cruzeiro lifted the trophy for the fourth time with a 3-1 victory over Flamengo.

Nonato, of Bahia, with nine goals, was the competition's topscorer.

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FormatEdit

The competition was contested by 65 clubs in a knock-out format where all rounds were played over two legs and the away goals rule was used, with the exception of the preliminary match, which was played in a single match, and in the first two rounds if the away team won the first leg with an advantage of at least two goals, the second leg was not played and the club automatically qualified to the next round.

Participating teamsEdit

Competition stagesEdit

Preliminary match
   
1 Paraná (PR) 0
2 Coritiba (PR) 1
  First Round Second Round Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                         
CFZ (DF) 0 0  
Fortaleza (CE) 0 1  
  Fortaleza (CE) 3 0  
  Figueirense (SC) 1 2  
Americano (RJ) 2 2
Figueirense (SC) 1 4  
  Figueirense (SC) 0 0  
  São Paulo (SP) 2 1  
São Raimundo (AM) 2 0  
São Paulo (SP) 0 6  
  São Paulo (SP) 2 5
  Gama (DF) 2 1  
Bangu (RJ) 2 0
Gama (DF) 1 2  
  São Paulo (SP) 0 1  
  Goiás (GO) 0 1  
Ituano (SP) 2 0  
Coritiba (PR) 0 1  
  Ituano (SP) 1 1
  Goiás (GO)[1] 1 1  
Ipatinga (MG) 2 0
Goiás (GO) 1 1  
  Goiás (GO) 2 3
  Botafogo (RJ) 1 2  
CENE (MS) 0    
Botafogo (RJ) 2    
  Botafogo (RJ) 2 2
  São Caetano (SP) 1 0  
Sampaio Corrêa (MA) 1  
São Caetano (SP) 4    
  Goiás (GO) 2 1  
  Cruzeiro (MG) 3 2  
Pelotas (RS) 1 1  
Guarani (SP) 2 1  
  Guarani (SP) 3 0  
  Vila Nova (GO) [2] 1 1  
Iraty (PR) 0  
Vila Nova (GO) 3    
  Vila Nova (GO) 0 1  
  Cruzeiro (MG) 2 2  
Rio Branco (ES) 2    
Cruzeiro (MG) 4    
  Coríntians (RN) 2 0
  Cruzeiro (MG) 2 7  
Coríntians (RN) 2 1
Santa Cruz (PE) 0 2  
  Cruzeiro (MG) 2 1
  Vasco (RJ) 1 1  
River (PI) 1 2  
Moto Club (MA) 0 4  
  Moto Club (MA) 0  
  Vasco (RJ) 2    
Vasco (RJ) 1 4
Itabaiana (SE) 0 0  
  Bahia (BA) 2 0
  Vasco (RJ) 1 1  
Atlético (PB) 1 1  
Bahia (BA) 1 4  
  CF Amazônia (RO) 3 1
  Bahia (BA) 3 4  
CF Amazônia (RO) 3 0
Rio Branco (AC) 0 2  
  Cruzeiro (MG) 1 3
    Flamengo (RJ) 1 1
Alegrense (ES) 2 1
Criciúma (SC) 3 5  
  Criciúma (SC) 1 1  
  Palmeiras (SP) 1 2  
Palmeiras (SP) 1 5
Operário (MT) 0 1  
  Palmeiras (SP) 2 3  
  Vitória (BA) 7 1  
Tocantinópolis (TO) 1 1  
Vitória (BA) 2 0  
  Vitória (BA) 2 5
  Atlético (RR) 1 1  
Atlético (RR) 4 0
Nacional (AM) 1 2  
  Vitória (BA) 1 1  
  Flamengo (RJ) 2 3  
Confiança (SE) 1 0  
Ceará (CE) 0 2  
  Ceará (CE) 1 0
  Flamengo (RJ)[3] 0 1  
Flamengo (RJ) 4  
Botafogo (PB) 1    
  Flamengo (RJ) 4 3
  Remo (PA) 0 2  
Ypiranga (AP) 1    
Remo (PA) 3    
  Remo (PA) 1 1
  Internacional (RS) 0 2  
Internacional (RS) 2  
Comercial (MS) 0    
  Flamengo (RJ) 1 0
Sport (PE) 0 0  
Corinthians (AL) 0 0  
Flamengo (PI) 1 1  
  Flamengo (PI) 1 0  
  Fluminense (RJ) 2 2  
Fluminense (RJ) 1 4
Fluminense (BA) 1 0  
  Fluminense (RJ) 0 1  
  Sport (PE) 1 2  
Dom Bosco (MT) 0    
Sport (PE) 5    
  Sport (PE) 3 1
  Atlético (PR) 2 0  
Atlético (PR) 2 1
Tuna Luso (PA) 2 0  
  Sport (PE) 4 1
  Atlético (MG) 0 3  
Juventude (RS) 2 1  
Caldense (MG)[4] 1 2  
  Caldense (MG) 0 0
  Atlético (MG) 1 4  
Atlético (MG) 1 4
CRB (AL) 0 0  
  Atlético (MG) 2 3
  Náutico (PE) 1 1  
Anapolina (GO) 1 1  
Náutico (PE) 2 3  
  Náutico (PE) 1 3
  América (RN) 2 1  
América (RN) 1 1
Guarani (RS) 2 0  
Copa do Brasil
2003 Winners
 
Cruzeiro
Fourth Title

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Penalties: Goiás (GO) 4-2 Ituano (SP).
  2. ^ Guarani (SP) fielded an ineligible player in the first leg so it lost the points and the classification was awarded to Villa Nova (GO).
  3. ^ Penalties: Flamengo (RJ) 4-3 Ceará (CE).
  4. ^ Penalties: Juventude (RS) 3-5 Caldense (MG).

ReferencesEdit