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2004 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

The 2004 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A was the 48th edition of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. The competition was won by Santos, coached by Vanderlei Luxemburgo. Runners-up were Atlético Paranaense, which led the competition for 11 weeks and lost the title in the penultimate round. The other teams qualified for the Copa Libertadores were from the state of São Paulo, São Paulo and Palmeiras. The highest goal scorer was Washington (Atlético Paranaense), who scored 34 goals and broke the tournament's record. Beginning two seasons were four teams would be relegated and only two promoted so the tournament would have 20 teams by 2006, the four teams relegated to the second division were Criciúma, Guarani, Vitória and Grêmio.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Season2004
ChampionsSantos
2nd Campeonato Brasileiro title
8th Brazilian title
RelegatedCriciúma
Guarani
Vitória
Grêmio
Copa LibertadoresSantos
Atlético Paranaense
São Paulo
Palmeiras
Copa SudamericanaCorinthians
Goiás
Juventude
Internacional
Fluminense
Matches played552
Goals scored1,536 (2.78 per match)
Top goalscorerWashington (34 goals)
Biggest home winSão Paulo 7–0 Paysandu
(R33, 28 September)
Biggest away winCorinthians 0–5 Atlético Paranaense
(R7, 23 May)
Atlético Mineiro 0–5 São Paulo
(R36, 17 October)
Highest scoringCriciúma 7–2 Goiás
(R6, 16 May)
Highest attendance50,650
Atlético Mineiro 3–0 São Caetano
(R46, 19 December)
Total attendance4,170,639
Average attendance7,556
2003
2005

Contents

FormatEdit

For the second consecutive season, the tournament will be played in a double round-robin system. The team with most points at the end of the season will be declared champion. The bottom four teams will be relegated and will play in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B in the 2005 season.

International qualificationEdit

The Série A will serve as a qualifier to CONMEBOL's 2005 Copa Libertadores. The top-three teams in the standings will qualify to the Second Stage of the competition, while the fourth place in the standings will qualify to the First Stage.

TeamsEdit

Stadiums and locationsEdit

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Team Home city Stadium Capacity
Atlético Mineiro Belo Horizonte Mineirão
Independência (7 matches)
Ipatingão (2 matches)
Morumbi (one match)
75,783
30,000
16,000
67,428
Atlético Paranaense Curitiba Arena da Baixada
Serra Dourada (one match)
28,237
45,000
Botafogo Rio de Janeiro Caio Martins
Maracanã (3 matches)
Mario Helênio (one match)
15,000
87,238
31,863
Corinthians São Paulo Pacaembu
Morumbi (2 matches)
Major José Levy Sobrinho (one match)
37,952
67,428
18,000
Coritiba Curitiba Couto Pereira 38,000
Criciúma Criciúma Heriberto Hülse 19,900
Cruzeiro Belo Horizonte Mineirão
Independência (2 matches)
Ipatingão (one match)
75,783
30,000
16,000
Figueirense Florianópolis Orlando Scarpelli
Santa Cruz (one match)
19,069
29,292
Flamengo Rio de Janeiro Raulino de Oliveira
Maracanã (6 matches)
21,000
87,238
Fluminense Rio de Janeiro Maracanã
Raulino de Oliveira (7 matches)
87,238
21,000
Goiás Goiânia Serra Dourada 45,000
Grêmio Porto Alegre Olímpico
Bento Freitas (2 matches)
Colosso da Lagoa (2 matches)
45,000
18,000
30,000
Guarani Campinas Brinco de Ouro 40,988
Internacional Porto Alegre Beira-Rio 56,000
Juventude Caxias do Sul Alfredo Jaconi
Colosso da Lagoa (one match)
30,519
30,000
Palmeiras São Paulo Palestra Itália
Pacaembu (2 matches)
Morumbi (one match)
29,876
37,952
67,428
Paraná Curitiba Pinheirão 45,000
Paysandu Belém Mangueirão 45,007
Ponte Preta Campinas Moisés Lucarelli 19,728
Santos Santos Vila Belmiro
Teixeirão (3 matches)
Pacaembu (one match)
Prudentão (one match)
Wilson de Barros (one match)
21,256
32,168
37,952
45,954
19,900
São Caetano São Caetano do Sul Anacleto Campanella 22,738
São Paulo São Paulo Morumbi
Pacaembu (one match)
67,428
37,952
Vasco da Gama Rio de Janeiro São Januário
Maracanã (4 matches)
22,150
87,238
Vitória Salvador Barradão 32,000

Personnel and kitsEdit

Team Coach Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Atlético Mineiro   Procópio Cardoso   Hélcio   Umbro   MRV Engenharia
Atlético Paranaense   Levir Culpi   Washington   Umbro   Claro
Botafogo   Paulo Bonamigo   Fernando   Kappa
Corinthians   Tite   Anderson   Nike   Pepsi
Coritiba   Antonio Lopes   Tuta   Penalty   Claro
Criciúma   Lori Sandri   Cléber Gaúcho   Placar
Cruzeiro   Ney Franco   Cris   Topper   Siemens Mobile
Figueirense   Ivan Izzo   Márcio Goiano   Umbro   Fame
Flamengo   Andrade   Fabiano Eller   Nike   Petrobras
Fluminense   Alexandre Gama   Romário   Adidas   Unimed
Goiás   Celso Roth   Paulo Baier   Topper   Fiat
Grêmio   Cláudio Duarte   Claudiomiro   Kappa   Banrisul
Guarani   Jair Picerni   Jean   Umbro   Medial Saúde
Internacional   Muricy Ramalho   Sangaletti   Topper   Banrisul
Juventude   Ivo Wortmann   Índio   DalPonte
Palmeiras   Estevam Soares   Baiano   Diadora   Pirelli
Paraná   Paulo Campos   Flávio   Rhumell   Empalux
Paysandu   Sinomar Naves   Alex Pinho   Finta   Big Ben
Ponte Preta   Nenê Santana   Piá   Penalty   CNA
Santos   Vanderlei Luxemburgo   Ricardinho   Umbro   Bombril
São Caetano   Péricles Chamusca   Sílvio Luiz   Wilson   Consul
São Paulo   Emerson Leão   Rogério Ceni   Topper   LG
Vasco da Gama   Joel Santana   Petkovic   Umbro
Vitória   Evaristo de Macedo   Edílson   Umbro

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Santos 46 27 8 11 103 58 +45 89 Qualified for the 2005 Copa Libertadores
2 Atlético Paranaense 46 25 11 10 93 56 +37 86
3 São Paulo 46 24 10 12 78 43 +35 82
4 Palmeiras 46 22 13 11 72 47 +25 79
5 Corinthians 46 20 14 12 54 54 0 74 Qualified for the 2005 Copa Sudamericana
6 Goiás 46 21 9 16 81 68 +13 72
7 Juventude 46 20 10 16 60 66 −6 70
8 Internacional 46 20 7 19 66 59 +7 67
9 Fluminense 46 18 13 15 65 68 −3 67
10 Ponte Preta 46 19 7 20 43 73 −30 64
11 Figueirense 46 17 12 17 57 59 −2 63
12 Coritiba 46 15 17 14 53 48 +5 62
13 Cruzeiro 46 16 8 22 69 81 −12 56
14 Paysandu 46 14 14 18 56 76 −20 56
15 Paraná 46 15 9 22 52 73 −21 54
16 Vasco 46 14 12 20 64 68 −4 54
17 Flamengo 46 13 15 18 51 53 −2 54
18 São Caetano 46 23 8 15 65 49 +16 53[a]
19 Atlético Mineiro 46 12 17 17 60 66 −6 53
20 Botafogo 46 11 18 17 62 71 −9 51
21 Criciúma 46 13 11 22 61 78 −17 50 Relegation
22 Guarani 46 11 16 19 43 55 −12 49
23 Vitória 46 13 9 24 68 87 −19 48
24 Grêmio 46 9 12 25 60 80 −20 39
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ São Caetano lost 24 points due to the incident leading to the death of footballer Serginho

Positions by roundEdit

Team ╲ Round12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546
Atlético Mineiro15161518191916161915191819161818202019171918171718181719191819191921192118202022182222222019
Atlético Paranaense232316171713105810847859786765536322222211111221111122
Botafogo24242424242222232324242423232323222324202121202321202222212121202017181920221821172017181920
Corinthians171117212016181921212122211816161617161511131081010887810899988888888855
Coritiba989101415172016191814161917171716171816141213991010101111111111111212121211121313131112
Criciúma87851142212510111415141514141099131012131314151518181719171817171717191619202121
Cruzeiro43749538657115106510111213101291414111213131313131413131314131313141414151313
Figueirense711362764312323457358881211141111121212121212121111111112131110121011
Flamengo14172019212323222222232122222424242223242423232022211917181917171618201719192118202118171817
Fluminense1114181413118119111491291211111011121411151515151412111091010108910101010101211989
Goiás12118491313121211136577357436777455334588777777766776
Grêmio1315613121412141518151717202121181918191819191919192121222223222323232323242424242424242424
Guarani22211316162121182016201920212020232421222222212123232324242424232424242424232323232323232322
Internacional211212910657569586868910111316141113121516141414151314141413141514119121098
Juventude18192115181815121314131518151110968877654534467654566666677667
Palmeiras122219128129478311121235354421243576436655444345544
Paraná31351171014151417172015171919211820212324242424242423232322242222212222212220221816141515
Paysandu10182323232424242423222324242222192122232020222220222018171615141515151515161616161920191714
Ponte Preta24215769107269798424643365776998777101099999109111210
Santos161014201517192117131274312111111112111111122222112222211
São Caetano664623113148101314121312991210119889984334344455545441618
São Paulo5532114324632443642222243667655965333333533333
Vasco da Gama20202222222020171820161614121315121513141517181816161615161716161816161616151415151515161416
Vitória199107381110119101213111013141315161715161617171820202020212120222021181919211721212223
Source: ogol.com

Top scorersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BOLA N@ ÁREA - Campeonato Brasileiro 2004". www.bolanaarea.com. Retrieved 2018-09-14.
  2. ^ "2004 Série A Statistics". globoesporte.com. Globo Esporte. Retrieved 17 April 2010.