2004 in Brazilian football

The following article presents a summary of the 2004 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 103rd season of competitive football in the country.

Football in Brazil
Season2004
2003 Brazil 2005

Campeonato Brasileiro Série AEdit

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

Santos declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro champions.

RelegationEdit

The four worst placed teams, which are Criciúma, Guarani, Vitória and Grêmio, were relegated to the following year's second level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série BEdit

Final Stage
Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
1 Brasiliense 12 6 4 0 2 8 5 3
2 Fortaleza 8 6 2 2 2 4 4 0
3 Avaí 8 6 2 2 2 4 5 -1
4 Bahia 5 6 1 2 3 7 9 -2

Brasiliense declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B champions.

PromotionEdit

The two best placed teams in the final stage of the competition, which are Brasiliense and Fortaleza, were promoted to the following year's first level.

RelegationEdit

The six worst placed teams, which are América-RN, Remo, América-MG, Joinville, Mogi Mirim and Londrina, were relegated to the following year's third level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série CEdit

Final Stage
Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
1 União Barbarense 15 6 5 0 1 11 6 5
2 Gama 10 6 3 1 2 17 10 7
3 Americano 5 6 1 2 3 4 6 -2
4 Limoeiro 4 6 1 1 4 7 17 -10

União Barbarense declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C champions.

PromotionEdit

The two best placed teams in the final stage of the competition, which are União Barbarense and Gama, were promoted to the following year's second level.

Copa do BrasilEdit

The Copa do Brasil final was played between Santo André and Flamengo.



Flamengo0–2Santo André

Santo André declared as the cup champions by aggregate score of 4-2.

State championship championsEdit

State Champion State Champion
Acre Rio Branco Paraíba Campinense
Alagoas Corinthians Alagoano Paraná Coritiba
Amapá Ypiranga Pernambuco Náutico
Amazonas São Raimundo Piauí Parnahyba
Bahia Vitória Rio de Janeiro Flamengo
Ceará Fortaleza Rio Grande do Norte Potiguar
Distrito Federal Brasiliense Rio Grande do Sul Internacional
Espírito Santo Serra Rondônia União Cacoalense
Goiás CRAC Roraima São Raimundo-RR
Maranhão Moto Club Santa Catarina Figueirense
Mato Grosso Ciuabá São Paulo São Caetano
Mato Grosso do Sul CENE Sergipe Confiança
Minas Gerais Cruzeiro Tocantins Palmas
Pará Remo

Youth competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Copa Macaé de Juvenis Grêmio
Copa Santiago de Futebol Juvenil Cruzeiro
Copa São Paulo de Juniores Corinthians
Copa Sub-17 de Promissão Cruzeiro
Taça Belo Horizonte de Juniores Cruzeiro

Other competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Copa Espírito Santo Estrela do Norte
Copa FGF Esportivo
Copa FPF Santos
Copa Governador do Mato Grosso Luverdense
Copa Pernambuco Vitória-PE
Taça Minas Gerais Ipatinga

Brazilian clubs in international competitionsEdit

Team Copa Libertadores 2004 Copa Sudamericana 2004 Recopa Sudamericana 2004
Atlético Mineiro Did not qualify Preliminary round N/A
Coritiba Group stage Preliminary round N/A
Cruzeiro Round of 16 Preliminary round N/A
Figueirense Did not qualify Preliminary round N/A
Flamengo Did not qualify Preliminary round N/A
Goiás Did not qualify Preliminary round N/A
Grêmio Did not qualify Preliminary round N/A
Internacional Did not qualify Semifinals N/A
Paraná Did not qualify Preliminary round N/A
Santos Quarterfinals Quarterfinals N/A
São Caetano Quarterfinals Preliminary round N/A
São Paulo Semifinals Preliminary round N/A

Brazil national teamEdit

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazil national football team in official competitions and friendly matches during 2004.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
February 18, 2004   Republic of Ireland D 0–0 - International Friendly
March 31, 2004   Paraguay D 0–0 - World Cup Qualifying
April 28, 2004   Hungary W 4–1 Kaká, Fabiano (2), Ronaldinho International Friendly
May 20, 2004   France D 0–0 - International Friendly
May 25, 2004   Catalonia W 5–2 Ronaldo (2), Oliveira (2), Baptista International Friendly (unofficial match)
June 2, 2004   Argentina W 3–1 Ronaldo (3) World Cup Qualifying
June 6, 2004   Chile D 1–1 Fabiano World Cup Qualifying
July 8, 2004   Chile W 1–0 Fabiano Copa América
July 11, 2004   Costa Rica W 4–1 Adriano (3), Juan Copa América
July 14, 2004   Paraguay L 1–2 Fabiano Copa América
July 18, 2004   Mexico W 4–0 Alex, Adriano (2), Oliveira Copa América
July 25, 2004   Uruguay D 1–1 (5–3 pen) Adriano Copa América
July 25, 2004   Argentina D 2–2 (4–2 pen) Luisão, Adriano Copa América
August 18, 2004   Haiti W 6–0 Roger (2), Ronaldinho (3), Nilmar International Friendly
September 5, 2004   Bolivia W 3–1 Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Adriano World Cup Qualifying
September 8, 2004   Germany D 1–1 Ronaldinho International Friendly
October 9, 2004   Venezuela W 5–2 Kaká (2), Ronaldo (2), Adriano World Cup Qualifying
October 13, 2004   Colombia D 0–0 - World Cup Qualifying
October 17, 2004   Ecuador L 0–1 - World Cup Qualifying

Women's footballEdit

Brazil women's national football teamEdit

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazil women's national football team in official competitions and friendly matches during 2004.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
April 12, 2004   Texas A&M University W 5–1 Kátia Cilene (2), Cristiane Silva, Rosana, Formiga International Friendly (unofficial match)
April 15, 2004   Oklahoma State W 4–1 Cristiane Silva (2), Rosana, Kelly International Friendly (unofficial match)
April 18, 2004   Southern Methodist University W 5–0 Cristiane Silva, Formiga, Kelly, Rosana, Kátia Cilene International Friendly (unofficial match)
April 24, 2004   United States L 1–5 Marta International Friendly
July 21, 2004   Umeå D 1–1 Kelly International Friendly (unofficial match)
July 23, 2004   Umeå/Själevads W 5–0 Marta (2), Formiga, Pretinha, Roseli International Friendly (unofficial match)
July 27, 2004   Trondheims-Ørn W 4–0 Marta (2), Formiga, Pretinha International Friendly (unofficial match)
July 29, 2004   Umeå Södra W 9–0 Roseli (2), Pretinha, Cristiane Silva, Rosana, Elaine, Kelly, Marta (2) International Friendly (unofficial match)
August 11, 2004   Australia W 1–0 Marta Summer Olympics
August 14, 2004   United States L 0–2 - Summer Olympics
August 17, 2004   Greece W 7–0 Pretinha, Cristiane Silva (3), Grazielle, Marta, Daniela Alves Summer Olympics
August 20, 2004   Mexico W 5–0 Cristiane Silva (2), Formiga (2), Marta Summer Olympics
August 23, 2004   Sweden W 1–0 Pretinha Summer Olympics
August 25, 2004   United States L 1–1 (aet: 0–1) Pretinha Summer Olympics

The Brazil women's national football team competed in the following competitions in 2004:

Competition Performance
Summer Olympics Runner-up

Domestic competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Campeonato Carioca Campo Grande (AFFER)
Campeonato Paulista Extra/Fundesport

ReferencesEdit